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Colloquial Slovak: The Complete Course for Beginners

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Colloquial Slovak is easy to use and is specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use. The course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Slovak. No prior knowledge of the language is required.
What makes Colloquial Slovak your best choice in personal language learning?
* interactive - lots of dialogues and exercises for regular prac
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published June 18th 2003 by Routledge (first published December 26th 1996)
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Alicia
Jul 31, 2007 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
Tyler
Jul 08, 2011 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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...
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