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Complete Portuguese - Book / CD Pack - Manuela Cook

Complete Portuguese - Book / CD Pack

Book with CD or DVD

Published: 30th July 2010
Ships: 7 to 10 business days
7 to 10 business days
$76.90

Do you want to be able to speak, read and write Portuguese confidently? This best-selling course from Teach Yourself -- the No. 1 brand in language learning -- teaches both European and Brazilian Portuguese through real-life situations that make grammar and vocabulary easy and memorable. Learning is fast and fun with an easy-to-read page design and complete audio support (available separately -- MP3 compatible).

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 www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Portugal.

About The Author

Dr Manuela Cook FCIL is a linguist and specialist in Portuguese studies with a wide experience in teaching and examining Portuguese from 'holiday' courses to under- and post-graduate programmes.

Introduction Delighted to meet you 01 Where is the exit? 02 A return ticket, please 03 A single or a double room? 04 Do you stock bread and milk? 05 All is well 06 Are you on holiday? 07 When does the tour start? 08 I am going to meet her tomorrow 09 Yesterday I went by car 10 Places and people 11 Go straight on 12 When will it be ready? 13 I used to wear shoe size 43 14 Doing this and that 15 Yesterday, today and tomorrow 16 I hope you can book me in for today 17 If you find them, phone right away 18 I'd love to travel more 19 If it were something different 20 On our return, I shall open a bank account 21 I'm intending to visit your country 22 I wish they would phone 23 I shall join in, if I can 24 I should like to practise further Key to the exercises Glossary of grammatical terms Pronunciation Verb guide Portuguese-English vocabulary English-Portuguese vocabulary Taking it further Index of grammar and problem List of topics

ISBN: 9781444107685
ISBN-10: 1444107682
Series: Teach Yourself Complete Courses
Audience: General
Format: Book with CD or DVD
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 30th July 2010
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 17.7  x 5.5
Weight (kg): 0.75
Edition Number: 1