Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Colloquial Slovak: The Complete Course for Beginners” as Want to Read:
Blank 133x176
Colloquial Slovak: The...
James Naughton
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Colloquial Slovak: The Complete Course for Beginners

3.33  ·  Rating Details ·  18 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews

b /b b i Colloquial Slovak /i /b is a practical course in everyday written and spoken Slovak requiring no prior knowledge of the language. This book is ideal for study independently or with a teacher. Cassettes recorded by native Slovak speakers are also available. br br i This /i i paperback in the Colloquial Language Learning Series is available individually here or as

Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge (first published December 26th 1996)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Colloquial Slovak, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Colloquial Slovak

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-18)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Jul 31, 2007 Alicia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This series is a great way to learn a language organically, as you listen to and imitate quick speech and common language. The lessons proceed in order of grammatical difficulty and do not attempt to explain too many rules at once, focusing instead on hearing the rules in the context of the dialogues.

The only reason I can't give this five stars is because Slovak is so fucking difficult. You'd be crazy to try to learn it.
Felicia Latoya Brown
I have yet to find an adequate book for learning Slovak. I thought this would be in with it's audio CD's and the reviews I read, but the context of each chapter bounces around. There doesn't seem to be any flow to any of the chapters which makes comprehension a little more difficult. For instance there could be a short paragraph about a specific preposition in one section, but the rest of the details for it isn't until several chapters. I found myself flipping around trying to find connections a ...more
Jul 08, 2011 Tyler rated it it was ok
While this states it as being written for beginners, it is nothing of the like. Had I not known other Slavic languages before reading this I would have been lost by the third chapter. Instead I was lost by the sixth chapter...
Karen rated it liked it
Jun 15, 2015
Nick Lemon
Nick Lemon rated it liked it
Jun 15, 2014
Blake Deppe
Blake Deppe rated it really liked it
May 29, 2016
 Jan  Vajda
Jan Vajda rated it it was amazing
Nov 24, 2013
Jen (chekherjoy)
Jen (chekherjoy) rated it liked it
Sep 24, 2016
Suzzz rated it liked it
Mar 02, 2009
Sarah McLean
Sarah McLean rated it liked it
Mar 07, 2016
Clayton Nesslein
Clayton Nesslein rated it really liked it
May 20, 2016
Rosemary McMahon
Rosemary McMahon rated it liked it
May 14, 2016
George C
George C rated it it was ok
Feb 17, 2014
James rated it liked it
Aug 05, 2013
 Jan  Vajda
Jan Vajda rated it it was amazing
Nov 24, 2013
David Rollier
David Rollier rated it really liked it
Mar 20, 2016
Nicholas rated it really liked it
Mar 06, 2016
Caitlin rated it liked it
Nov 01, 2011
topics  posts  views  last activity   
Goodreads Librari...: Page Numbers 2 16 Aug 05, 2013 11:43AM  

Share This Book