Complete Welsh with Two Audio CDs: A Teach Yourself Guide

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Date

February 11, 2011

Format

Mixed media product, 368 pages

ISBN

0071750444 / 9780071750448

$

Your Price

46.00



Overview


Main description

It's easy to teach yourself Welsh!

Complete Welsh with Two Audio CDs: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Welsh, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Welsh with confidence.

Within each of the 24 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues. You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society. The accompanying audio CDs include audio exercises--performed by native speakers--that reinforce communicative skills.

Features:

  • Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author’s many years of experience
  • Tests in the book to keep track of your progress


Table of contents

Introduction / Alphabet and pronunciation guide / Map of Wales / Mutation chart / Greetings / More about yourself / Talking about your family / Talking about your likes and dislikes / Extending and accepting an invitation / May I help you? / Asking for directions / What did you do? / There is something wrong with my car / I don’t feel well / How were your holidays? / Where were you born? / When is your birthday? / Arranging your holiday / She’ll go instead of you tomorrow / In the restaurant / Describing your house and area / What would you do? / What time is the next train? / Because I’m cold / You wanted to come / Appendix 1: regional variations / Appendix 2: how to say ‘yes’ and ‘no’ in Welsh / Key to the exercises / Welsh-English vocabulary / English-Welsh vocabulary


Author comments

Christine Jones is a lecturer of Welsh at the University of Wales, a teacher in adult education, and an examinations’ moderator and assessor.

Julie Brake is a lecturer of Welsh in adult education.





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