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Teach Yourself

Complete Brazilian Portuguese Beginner to Intermediate Course

Ethel Pereira De Almeida Rowbotham, Ethel Pereira De Almeida Rowbotham, Sue Tyson-Ward
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Ethel Pereira De Almeida Rowbotham, Ethel Pereira De Almeida Rowbotham, Sue Tyson-Ward
Teach Yourself

Keep Talking Portuguese Audio Course - Ten Days to Confidence

Sue Tyson-Ward
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Sue Tyson-Ward
Teach Yourself

Get Talking and Keep Talking Portuguese Total Audio Course

Sue Tyson-Ward
Authors:
Sue Tyson-Ward

When travelling, do you want to journey off the English-speaking path, meet people and speak Portuguese easily? This great value double course pack contains twenty common scenarios plus culture and travel advice. Learn the Portuguese you need for:-getting to know people-going shopping-asking for directions and local information-taking public transport-booking a table and eating out-being ill and going to the chemist's-and much more.You'll progress in your understanding by working out language patterns for yourself, personalize your Portuguese with interactive role-plays and perfect your pronunciation to sound more natural.This beginner Portuguese course contains two MP3 CDs. You can download the audio files on these discs from your computer to your MP3 player or play them in an MP3 CD player. Also included is a handy phrasebook and a PDF coursebook for reading and writing practice.Get Talking and Keep Talking Portuguese Pack maps to A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages.Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.

Teach Yourself

Get Talking and Keep Talking Brazilian Portuguese Total Audio Course

Sue Tyson-Ward, Ethel Pereira De Almeida Rowbotham, Ethel Pereira De Almeida Rowbotham
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Sue Tyson-Ward, Ethel Pereira De Almeida Rowbotham, Ethel Pereira De Almeida Rowbotham
Teach Yourself

Keep Talking Brazilian Portuguese Audio Course - Ten Days to Confidence

Sue Tyson-Ward, Ethel Pereira De Almeida Rowbotham
Authors:
Sue Tyson-Ward, Ethel Pereira De Almeida Rowbotham

If you already have the basics and want to learn more Brazilian Portuguese, this advanced beginner audio course will boost your confidence to understand and speak Brazilian Portuguese.Practise the most frequent words and expressions for:-staying at a hotel-meeting people-talking about sports and hobbies-shopping at the market-talking on the phone-going to a restaurant-shopping for clothes-going out for the evening-reporting a theft-booking an excursion.You'll progress in your understanding by working out language patterns for yourself, personalize your Brazilian Portuguese with interactive role-plays and perfect your pronunciation to sound more natural.This advanced beginner Brazilian Portuguese course contains an MP3 CD. You can download the audio files on this disc from your computer to your MP3 player or play it in an MP3 CD player. Also included is a handy phrasebook and a PDF coursebook for reading and writing practice.Keep Talking Brazilian Portuguese - Ten Days to Confidence maps to A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages.Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.

Teach Yourself

Get Talking Brazilian Portuguese in Ten Days Beginner Audio Course

Sue Tyson-Ward, Ethel Pereira De Almeida Rowbotham
Authors:
Sue Tyson-Ward, Ethel Pereira De Almeida Rowbotham

When travelling, do you want to journey off the English-speaking path, meet people and speak Brazilian Portuguese easily?If so then you need to Get Talking. Through 10 common scenarios plus culture and travel advice, you'll learn the skills for understanding and the confidence to speak Brazilian Portuguese in just 10 days. Practise the most frequent words and expressions for: -finding your way -taking a taxi -checking into a hotel -meeting up for drinks -getting to know people -having a snack -using public transport -going to the pharmacy -sightseeing -buying souvenirs. You'll progress in your understanding of naturally-paced conversations, be able to personalize the language through interactive role-plays and perfect your pronunciation to sound more natural.This absolute beginner Brazilian Portuguese course contains an MP3 CD. You can download the audio files on this disc from your computer to your MP3 player or play it in an MP3 CD player. Also included is a handy phrasebook and a PDF coursebook for reading and writing practice.Get Talking Brazilian Portuguese in Ten Days maps to A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages. Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.

Teach Yourself

Get Started in Portuguese Absolute Beginner Course

Sue Tyson-Ward
Authors:
Sue Tyson-Ward

Do you want a solid foundation to your European Portuguese studies?If you are looking for a solid foundation to your language studies for school, work or travel, this engaging course will get you speaking, writing, reading and understanding Portuguese in no time. Through authentic conversations, clear language presentations, and extensive practice and review, you will learn the Portuguese you need to communicate naturally in everyday situations - from booking a hotel room to talking about friends and family.What will I learn?Basic Portuguese is slowly and carefully introduced to ensure you progress confidently through the course and build up a foundation to allow you to feel confident in everyday situations and move to the next level of your learning. It teaches grammar, vocabulary and listening, reading, writing, speaking and pronunciation skills. By the end of the course you will reach a solid Novice High proficiency level of ACTFL (The American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and A2 Beginner level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines. Is this course for me?Get Started in Portuguese is for absolute and false beginners of Portuguese. Clear and simple explanations make the course appropriate and accessible to anyone learning Portuguese. There are extensive illustrations to support the learner working on his or her own. This course is also ideal to use with one-to-one tutoring and as a classroom course.What do I get? This book has a learner-centred approach that incorporates the following features:- 10 units of learning content - covering everyday topics from booking a hotel room to talking about friends and family- Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns yourself to make the language stick- Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims- Vocabulary building - thematic lists and activities to help you learn vocabulary quickly- Test yourself - see and track your own progress- Native speaker audio - available as a digital download- Free, downloadable audio transcripts and vocabulary and language reference listsThis pack includes a book and one MP3 CD of audio material.Where do I go next?If you want to advance your Portuguese, our Complete Portuguese course (9781444107685) will take you to an intermediate level of Portuguese.If you want to practice your speaking and listening skills, Get Talking and Keep Talking Portuguese(9781444185492) is the perfect audio course. Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years

Teach Yourself

Portuguese Grammar: Teach Yourself Ebook Epub

Sue Tyson-Ward
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Sue Tyson-Ward
Teach Yourself

Portuguese Grammar You Really Need To Know: Teach Yourself

Sue Tyson-Ward
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Sue Tyson-Ward

Comprehensive and clear explanations of key grammar patterns and structures are reinforced and contextualized through authentic materials. You will not only learn how to construct grammar correctly, but when and where to use it so you sound natural and appropriate. Portuguese Grammar You Really Need to Know will help you gain the intuition you need to become a confident communicator in your new language.

Teach Yourself

Essential Portuguese Grammar: Teach Yourself

Sue Tyson-Ward
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Sue Tyson-Ward

Essential Portuguese Grammar will help you get more out of your study of Portuguese. Essential Portuguese Grammar is an up-to-date introduction to Portuguese grammar. You don't need to know a lot about grammar before you start. Everything is explained simply and there are lots of examples to illustrate each point. Unlike more traditional grammars, Essential Portuguese Grammar is structured so that you can look up language forms according to what you want to say, even if you don't know the grammatical term for them. If you already know some grammar, then you can use the 'reference grammar' section at the back of the book to look up the points you need.The course consists of 46 units illustrating the various uses to which the language can be put, for example, giving instructions or talking about the recent past. The more traditional reference grammar deals with grammatical structures, such as the imperative or the perfect tense. All grammatical terms are explained in the glossary at the back of the book. Each unit contains exercises for you to practise what you have learnt and there is a key at the back of the book for you to check your answers. The new page design in this edition means that the book is even easier to use and the main headings are in English so that you can find your way around the book quickly. This edition contains a 'taking it further' section which will direct you to further sources of real Portuguese. Essential Portuguese Grammar will help you to understand and manipulate Portuguese grammar with confidence because:- you need no prior knowledge of grammatical terminology to use it;- the approach is accessible and supportive;- the examples are clear and in context;- exercises help you practise every point.Now in a brand new edition with new, easy-to-follow page design:

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Get Talking Portuguese in Ten Days Beginner Audio Course

Sue Tyson-Ward
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Sue Tyson-Ward
Teach Yourself

Complete Punjabi Beginner to Intermediate Course

Surjit Singh Kalra, Navtej Kaur Purewal, Sue Tyson-Ward
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Surjit Singh Kalra, Navtej Kaur Purewal, Sue Tyson-Ward

This product is most effective when used in conjunction with the corresponding audio support.- You can purchase the book and audio support as a pack (ISBN: 9781444106855)- The audio support is also sold separately (ISBN: 9781444106954)(copy and paste the ISBN number into the search bar to find these products)Are you looking for a complete course in Panjabi which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Panjabi 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 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 INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.GRAMMAR TIPSEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.USEFUL VOCABULARYEasy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.DIALOGUESRead and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast.PRONUNCIATIONDon't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Panjabi speakers.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.The course is available as a book (9781444106077), as a pack comprising the book and double CD (9781444106895) and as a double CD (9781444106954).

Teach Yourself

Complete Brazilian Portuguese Beginner to Intermediate Course

Sue Tyson-Ward
Authors:
Sue Tyson-Ward

This product is most effective when used in conjunction with the corresponding book.- You can purchase the book and double CD as a pack (ISBN: 9781444104165)- The book is also sold separately (ISBN: 9781444104158)(copy and paste the ISBN number into the search bar to find these products)Are you looking for a complete course in Brazilian Portuguese which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Brazilian Portuguese 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 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 INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.GRAMMAR TIPSEasy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.USEFUL VOCABULARYEasy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.DIALOGUESRead and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast.PRONUNCIATIONDon't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Brazil.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

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Get Started in Beginner's Portuguese: Teach Yourself

Sue Tyson-Ward
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Sue Tyson-Ward

Akshay Bakaya

Akshay Bakaya has lived in Paris since 1984 and has taught languages - Hindi, English, and French - at the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, Sciences Po, Paris, the French foreign office and the International School of Paris. He is the author of Michel Thomas Start Hindi (2014), Michel Thomas Insider's French (2015), Michel Thomas Total Foundation Hindi (2017), Assimil, Le hindi sans peine (1994) and Hindi ohne Mühe, Assimil (2010).He also teaches Hindi and French over Skype. You can contact him through Facebook: @akshaybakayahindi.

Eilís Ní Dhúill

Eilís Ní Dhúill worked for TG4, the Irish language television broadcaster, as editor and director of Cúla4, an Irish language programming block for children. She then returned to the world of academia to undertake a Master's Degree in Irish Studies before completing a PhD in Modern Irish. Eilís's doctoral research involved working closely with the Irish speaking community of Corca Dhuibhne on the Dingle peninsula in West Kerry. During her Masters and PhD studies Eilís continued to teach Irish and to lecture in the Irish and Education departments at the National University of Ireland, Galway, where she continues to work today. She is currently involved in an Irish language media audience research project. She has also lectured in Gaelic literature at the Welsh and Celtic Studies Department, Aberystwyth University, Wales. She has been involved in the development, modernisation and delivery of a number of undergraduate and postgraduate Irish language modules and is dedicated to promoting the Irish language and culture.

Elisabeth Smith

Elisabeth Smith was born and educated in Germany. She studied English at Hamburg University with a teaching career in mind, and well before EU days was offered her first assignment at a London prep school. While on contract in Africa she became sidetracked by commerce. She spent the next ten years learning about printing and publishing in Zambia before joining a publishing house in Johannesburg where she ultimately became the company's chief executive. In spite of climbing the corporate ladder she never lost her interest and skills in teaching languages. During the last 30 years she has taught French to English children, English to Zambian students, German at evening classes and Italian to her daughter "just for fun".Since moving to Spain she had to learn Spanish in a hurry - cutting across traditional learning methods. This gave her the inspiration for thehighly successful "Teach Yourself Instant..." series currently offering eight titles with a further four to be published in early 2001.Elisabeth Smith now lives in Marbella like a "proper" author with a volatile PC and two cats.

Mahmoud Gaafar

Mahmoud Gaafar worked for the United Nations and Radio Cairo and now authors print, radio and TV resources for the Arab World.

Michel Thomas

Michel Thomas (1914-2005) had an amazing life. Born in Poland, he spent his early years in Germany and then in France, where he studied psychology at the Sorbonne in Paris. When war broke out, he fought with the Resistance and suffered imprisonment in labour camps. At the end of the war he joined the US liberation army and later settled in the US where he established his world-famous language school. Languages, being his strength and passion became the focus of the next 50 years of his life that he spent developing a method that he hoped would change the way we teach and learn - so that everyone could succeed. He developed this method 'that works with the brain'. After creating several courses of his own, he passed on his method so that other teachers might use it too.

Paola Tite

Paola Tite is a teacher of Italian, author of Italian language books and an editorial consultant. As a native speaker of Italian, Paola attended Michel Thomas's Italian workshops and recording sessions at Hodder & Stoughton, and became an enthusiastic follower of his approach not only to language learning but to teaching in general.