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Basque Language Course, Audio CD, Learn, Speak
$32.95 CD ROM + $5.80 p&h or $12.80 foreign delivery
Item Code : TALK3118
We recommend Talk Now! for any language beginner who wants an entertaining self-study course to learn basic phrases, colors, numbers, food, shopping, time, countries, etc. Talk Now! is designed for people who want to learn a language quickly. It's fun, fast, and makes learning easy. If you don't have time to become fluent, but need the basics in a hurry, then Talk Now! is for you. Designed by language experts, Talk Now! includes great features like speak and repeat, interactive games, and digital recordings with both sexes of native speakers. And Talk Now! runs on both Macintosh and Windows computers. This is a fun way of instruction to learn and speak the language. - - $_$_START_LIST ? Ideal for beginners and travelers ? Topics include: first words, phrases, food, shopping, numbers, time and more ? Interactive and fun ? Immediate responses to every choice you make ? Compare your pronunciation to that of native speakers, using the record button ? Test your knowledge with easy and hard quizzes, plus play a challenging memory game! ? Monitor your progress--keep a check on your total score, and print your own awards. ? On-screen help is available at all times in over. ? Print your own picture dictionary for handy reference. $_$_END_LIST
$26.95 Audio CD + $6.80 p&h or $16.80 foreign delivery
Item Code : HIPP3119
Hippocrene Books. 283 pages. Beginner's Basque with 2 Audio CDs provides an excellent introduction to one of the most ancient languages of Western Europe. It is ideal for both classroom use and self-study. Basque is one of the world's most enigmatic languages; it is believed to be a language isolate--a language with no known linguistic relatives. It has been spoken for more than 2,000 years in the area where it is still used today, in the Pyrenees Mountains in north-central Spain and southwestern France. It is also spoken by immigrant communities around the world, including in the United States, Venezuela, Argentina, Mexico, and Colombia. INCLUDES: -introduction to the Basque region. -12 practical language lessons with dialogues, vocabulary, and expressions. -comprehensive grammar explanations. -review exercises with answer key. --Basque-English and English-Basque glossaries. -2 audio CDs of dialogues and vocabulary with correct pronunciation by native Basque speakers.
$14.95 + $5.80 p&h or $14.80 foreign delivery
Item Code : HIPP3123
Hippocrene Books. Includes 1,500 entries. 205 pages. Basque is an ancient language still spoken in regions of Northern Spain and Southwestern France--in and around the Pyrenees mountains. The origins of Basque are shrouded in the depths of time. Basque is not related to either Spanish or French, and the language has no apparent living relatives anywhere in the world. This makes Basque a fascinating study of human thought and culture. This book provides the reader with essential vocabulary and everyday sentences for use in communicating with the Basques in their own language. Basque spelling is relatively simple, and the pronunciation is not difficult for an English speaker.
$89.95 set of 4 Audio CD discs + $7.80 p&h or $14.80 foreign delivery
Item Code : BRGT3121
Includes 4 audio CD discs tapes ( = 2? hours), plus a 176-page textbook. The Basque language is spoken in three northern provinces of Spain, of which Bilbao is the most prominent city. Among the languages of Europe, the Basque language is unique, and belongs to no linguistic family despite efforts of scholars to find an affiliation. Those who have a basic command of Spanish or another Romance language may find the grammar and structure of the Basque language more understandable than those who know English only. The course has been translated into English with brief grammatical explanations. The text is divided into two parts: Part 1 contains 40 lessons that provide vocabulary, basic sentences, and grammar; Part 2 is devoted to complete charts of verb conjugations and declensions introduced in the preceding lessons. The greatest difficulty for the learner of the Basque language resides in the verbs, which express in their structures certain relationships not found or implied in English verbs.
Lonely Planet Publications. (Includes Basque, Catalan, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Maltese, Portuguese, Scottish Gaelic, Spanish, Turkish, and Welsh)