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Colloquial Afrikaans

The Complete Course for Beginners

By Bruce Donaldson

Routledge – 2002 – 288 pages

Series: Colloquial Series

Purchasing Options:

  • Add to CartPaperback: $35.95
    978-0-415-20672-3
    April 20th 2000
  • Pack:
    978-0-415-20674-7
    June 15th 2000
    Out-of-print
  • Add to CartPack: $65.00
    978-0-415-44173-5
    January 29th 2008
  • Add to CartAudio CD: $40.00
    978-0-415-30072-8
    August 8th 2002
  • Audio Cassette:
    978-0-415-20673-0
    June 8th 2000
    Out-of-print

Description

Colloquial Afrikaans provides a step-by-step course in Afrikaans as it is written and spoken in South Africa and Namibia today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Afrikaans in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

Key features include:

• progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills

• structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar

• an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises

• realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios

• useful vocabulary lists throughout the text

• additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries

Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Afrikaans will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Afrikaans.

Course components:

The complete course comprises the book and audio materials. These are available to purchase separately in paperback, ebook, CD and MP3 format. The paperback and CDs can also be purchased together in the great-value Colloquials pack.

Paperback: 978-0-415-20672-3 (please note this does not include the audio)

CDs : 978-0-415-30072-8

eBook: 978-0-203-82682-9 (please note this does not include the audio, available from www.tandfebooks.com)

MP3s: 978-0-415-47112-1 (available from www.tandfebooks.com)

Pack : 978-0-415-44173-5 (paperback and CDs)

Author Bio

Bruce Donaldson is Associate Professor and Reader in Dutch and German at the University of Melbourne. He is author of the best-selling Colloquial Dutch.

Sample Audio

Listen to Sample Audio For The Course:

If you’re thinking about buying this course, why not listen to the audio tracks below for a taster?

These are samples from the audio CD, to accompany this paperback, or included in our great value Colloquial Pack.

Unit 1: Dialogue 1

Unit 1: Dialogue 3

Name: Colloquial Afrikaans: The Complete Course for Beginners (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Bruce Donaldson. Colloquial Afrikaans provides a step-by-step course in Afrikaans as it is written and spoken in South Africa and Namibia today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills...
Categories: Afrikaans, Languages of Africa