Colloquial Series is Routledge's acclaimed series of language courses which teach you
languages as they are written and spoken today in their native countries and regions. With
over 50 languages covered, the Colloquial Series offers the widest choice and best help
available for today's language learner. Each one is a complete and accessible course ideal
for beginners in the language, or those with a basic knowledge. By the end of each course
you will be able to communicate confidently in everyday encounters and situations, whether
for pleasure, business or study.
Choose the language you want to learn:
Click on the language you want to study and find the
Colloquial program which is right for you as well as links
to different online stores where you can purchase the program of your choice:
From Afrikaans to Urdu, Basque to Welsh, Routledge Colloquials
Series now has over fifty of the world's tongues from the most popular to the least common
languages. Whether in the classroom or on one's own, these easy to use packs will enable
you to acquire a firm command of the spoken and written forms of a foreign language. All
new Colloquial packs will now come with both CDs and cassettes.
Colloquial courses are comprised of a number of lessons, each dealing with specific
topics. At the beginning of this lesson is a summary box that tells you what you will
learn. The lesson is then taught through:
Dialogues - these revolve around everyday situations. Questions are asked
at the beginning to test your knowledge
Vocabulary Notes - these explain new words introduced in the dialogue.
Additional vocabulary is also provided to expand your knowledge of the topic
Language Points - these explain the structures introduced in the dialogue,
with clear explanations on how you can apply them to other situations
Exercises - to help you practice what you have just learnt (answers are
provided at the back of the book)
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