LEARNING A FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Teach Yourself Complete Czech
This product is most effective when used in conjunction with the corresponding audio support. – You can purchase the book and audio support as a pack (ISBN: 9781444106916) – The audio support is also sold separately (ISBN: 9781444107012) (copy and paste the ISBN number into the search bar to find these products) Are you looking for a complete course in Czech which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Czech will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author’s many years of experience. GRAMMAR TIPS Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. DIALOGUES Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Don’t sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at: … to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of the Czech Republic. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you’ve learnt and how to use it.
Frantisek Cermák, Michal Kren
A Frequency Dictionary of Czech: Core Vocabulary for Learners
‘A Frequency Dictionary of Czech’ is an invaluable tool for all learners of Czech, providing a list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in the language.
Based on data from a 100 million word corpus and evenly balanced between spoken, fiction, non-fiction and newspaper texts, the dictionary provides the user with a detailed frequency-based list, as well as alphabetical and part of speech indexes.
All entries in the rank frequency list feature the English equivalent, a sample sentence with English translation and an indication of register variation. The dictionary also contains twenty thematically organised and frequency-ranked lists of words on a variety of topics, such as family, food and drink and transport.
‘A Frequency Dictionary of Czech’ enables students of all levels to get the most out of their study of vocabulary in an engaging and efficient way. It is also a rich resource for language teaching, research, curriculum design, and materials development.
Rešková Ivana, Pintarová Magdalena
Communicative Czech Intermediate
Czech for you
Book + audio
Learn the most important words and phrases for everyday situations and travelling with the audio-learning course “Czech for you”. More than 1300 words and phrases are arranged by topic, summarised in chapters and is authentic in conveying the most important basics of the language. Thus you can concentrate on learning words and phrases from certain topics such as “basics”, “travel”, “bank” or “means of communication”. With this vocabulary you will be able to place your order in Czech in a restaurant, ask directions in a foreign city or also ask for medical assistance. In addition, you will receive all words and phrases as a PDF file which can be added to your library – to print, fold and take along. It makes learning fun and provides intensive preparation for your next trip!