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Colloquial Catalan

A Complete Course for Beginners

By Alexander Ibarz, Toni Ibarz

Routledge – 2004 – 320 pages

Series: Colloquial Series

Purchasing Options:

  • Add to CartPaperback: $35.95
    978-0-415-23412-2
    January 13th 2005
  • Pack:
    978-0-415-23414-6
    February 4th 2005
    Out-of-print
  • Add to CartPack: $65.00
    978-0-415-44203-9
    January 29th 2008
  • Add to CartAudio CD: $40.00
    978-0-415-30256-2
    January 25th 2005
  • Audio Cassette:
    978-0-415-23413-9
    January 25th 2005
    Out-of-print

Description

Colloquial Catalan provides a step-by-step course in Catalan as it is written and spoken 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 Catalan 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 Catalan will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Catalan.

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: 978-0-415-23412-2 (please note this does not include the audio)

CDs : 978-0-415-30256-2

eBook: 978-0-203-64125-5 (available to purchase separately from http://ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/audio_viewbooks.aspx. Please note this does not include the audio)

MP3s: 978-0-415-47100-8 (available to purchase separately from http://ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/audio_viewbooks.aspx)

Pack: 978-0-415-44203-9 (paperback and CDs)

Sample Audio

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.

Dialogue 1

Dialogue 2

Name: Colloquial Catalan: A Complete Course for Beginners (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Alexander Ibarz, Toni Ibarz. Colloquial Catalan provides a step-by-step course in Catalan as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently...
Categories: Catalan, Languages of Western Europe