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.
Series: Teach Yourself Complete Courses
Format: Book with CD or DVD
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 1st September 2010
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 17.7 x 5.5
Weight (kg): 0.75
Edition Number: 1