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Complete Old Norse

A Comprehensive Guide to Reading and Understanding Old Norse, with Original Texts

By Todd Krause

  • Paperback
  • £34.99

A complete course on reading and understanding Old Norse, designed for absolute beginners, built around authentic texts.

Designed for complete beginners, and tested for years with real learners, Complete Old Norse offers a bridge from the textbook to the real world, enabling you to learn the grammar, understand the vocabulary and even how to translate key ancient texts from the Icelandic sagas.

Structured around authentic texts and introducing both a grammar perspective and a full introduction to essential vocabulary this course also features:

-25 learning units plus pronunciation section and a full glossary
-Stepped progression - clearly graduated progress through different levels of the language
-Authentic materials - language taught through key authentic texts
-Teaches the key skills - reading and understanding Old Norse grammar and vocabulary
-Culture insights - learn about the culture and religion of the Vikings
-Self tests and learning activities - see and track your own progress

Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.

Biographical Notes

Todd Krause is a Research Linguist at the Linguistics Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin. He has a degree in Classical Languages and a PHD in Physics. He has researched Old Norse and other historic languages for over ten years, and taught history of the English language and its relatives in the Germanic family at Middlebury College, Vermont. He is also the author of an online introduction to Old Norse.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781473614109
  • Publication date: 06 Feb 2020
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Teach Yourself
I found the exercises thoughtfully conceived and effective... very engaging and readable with clear explanations of complex subject matter. — tbc
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