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Description - Colloquial Swedish by Philip Holmes

Colloquial Swedish provides a step-by-step course in Swedish as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Swedish in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

This thoroughly revised new edition features:

  • progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and an increased focus on functional language
  • structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar
  • an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises
  • realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios
  • useful vocabulary lists throughout the text
  • additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries

Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Swedish is an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Swedish.

Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781138907164
ISBN-10: 1138907162
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 358
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-May-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Philip Holmes

Philip Holmes is Reader Emeritus in Scandinavian Studies at the University of Hull and is now a freelance translator. Jennie Savenberg was Swedish language assistant at the University of Hull, where she taught classes using the book. The late Gunilla Serin taught at the University of Hull.

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