Are you looking for a complete course in Latvian which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Latvian 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.
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.
The course is available as a book (9781444106046), as a pack comprising the book and double CD (9781444106886) and as a double CD (9781444106985).
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Series: Teach Yourself Complete
01 March 2011
Mixed media product
Introduction, general remarks about the language Unit 1. Greetings, identifying yourself, asking questions Unit 2. Getting to know you - introductions, personal information Unit 3. What is your name and address? Requesting information and clarification, spelling Unit 4. Permission, where are you from?, talking about proximity, addressing people (Mr and Mrs) Unit 5. How are you? - talking about family, age, marital status, descriptions of people Unit 6. Accepting/declining invitations, describing house and home Unit 7. At the restaurant, ordering and talking about food Unit 8. Shopping for food and for clothes Unit 9. Telling the time, using the telephone, making arrangements Unit 10. Travelling and transport, asking for directions, obtaining travel information, buying tickets, using the car (parking, road rules and signs) Unit 11. Health and welfare, a visit to the doctor, other services (hairdresser, bank, post office) Unit 12. Festivities (birthdays, name days, festivals), the weather and seasons of the year, emotional state Unit 13. Chatting away: conversation about work, educational background and free time Unit 14.Chatting away: TV and the media, talking about the news, a little geography and history
Freelance language tutor, translator, interpreter and film sub-titler. Until recently taught Latvian at FCO Services: Language Training (formerly Diplomatic Service Language Centre), as well as Latvian Literature for the International Baccalaureate course at Southbank International School. Currently freelancing whilst completing Master's degree course (Translation and Terminology) at Ventspils University College, Latvia.