Teach Yourself Dutch Complete Course

Author: Teach Yourself Publishing
Publisher: Contemporary Books
ISBN: 0844238570
Release Date: 1994-07-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Functional and fun, this course offers full pronunciation guides, grammar summaries, dialogues, cultural notes, vocabulary charts, and irregular verb tables. Ideal for complete language study from comprehension, to speaking and writing skills, to understanding the culture.

Dutch in Three Months

Author: Jane Fenoulhet
Publisher:
ISBN: 140539157X
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Dutch language

Pick up essential grammar and build vocabulary through word lists, key Dutch phrases and model sentences. Develop conversation skills through exercises based on real-life scenarios so whether you are conversing with a tulip seller or asking directions to the Van Gogh museum, you will feel confident in understanding and speaking the language.

Basic Japanese

Author: Samuel E. Martin
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462914517
Release Date: 2014-06-17
Genre: Foreign Language Study

An introduction to Japanese through authentic, commonly-used sentences. This best-selling Japanese textbook is a user-friendly guide for beginners designed for use in a classroom or for self-study. It adopts a very different approach from other Japanese language books—teaching you the underlying sentence structures and patterns of Japanese along with key vocabulary and phrases so you can attain basic fluency quickly. The emphasis is on acquiring a working knowledge of simple, everyday Japanese sentences. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded to reflect the way Japanese is actually spoken in Japan today. Manga illustrations have been added for each dialogue along with the latest jargon for Internet, social media, cellphones and IT, and a bidirectional dictionary is included at the back. Each self-contained lesson presents a simple four-step method: Step 1: Basic Sentences: Each lesson begins with a few simple sentences. Key vocabulary and phrases are learned within the context of these sentences. Audio recordings by native speakers are in the downloadable audio. Step 2: Communication Notes: A detailed discussion of each sentence follows, to assist you in understanding the underlying structure and how to form new sentences based on the same pattern. Step 3: Everyday Conversations: Authentic dialogues with manga illustrations and native-speaker recordings show you how people communicate naturally in Japan today through simple, everyday interactions. Step 4: Exercises: Several sets of easy exercises help reinforce your understanding of the key points presented in the lesson and review what you have learned so you can move on to the next lesson.

Easy Tagalog

Author: Joi Barrios
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462916771
Release Date: 2015-08-04
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Easy Tagalog brings the Tagalog language and culture of the Philippines alive, giving you all the basics you need to start speaking basic Tagalog immediately. The opening chapters introduce the essentials of Tagalog pronunciation and sentence construction, showing you how to build simple Tagalog sentences. Each subsequent chapter gives a short, easy dialogue that's useful in an everyday situation, along with a new set of sentence patterns and a vocabulary list to help you gradually build up your knowledge and repertoire for activities like making new acquaintances, going shopping, and much more. Every chapter contains helpful information on the customs and culture of this warm and friendly island nation, so that you'll soon be able to talk with ease about everything from the weather to your job and home and family. An extensive glossary at the back and a variety of interesting practice activities, with answer keys, help you build your fluency. The audio disc is a great way to learn Tagalog and gives you a solid foundation in correct pronunciation and helps you get a feel for the spoken language. Let Filipino experts Barrios and Camagong teach you how to enjoy this beautiful language.

Essential Dutch Grammar

Author: Henry R. Stern
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486116273
Release Date: 2012-03-06
Genre: Foreign Language Study

DIVLogical, developmental presentation includes all the necessary tools for speech and comprehension and features numerous shortcuts and timesavers. Ideal as an introduction, supplement, or refresher. /div