Intensive Bulgarian

Intensive Bulgarian
Author: Ronelle Alexander
Publisher: University of California
Date: 2000
Pages: 394, 395
Format: PDF, FLAC
Size: 425MB
Language: English/Bulgarian

This is the first comprehensive textbook teaching English-speakers to read, write, and speak contemporary Bulgarian. The text is designed to be adaptable for students of varying skill levels and can be taught at a gradual or intensive pace. It is also a much-needed reference grammar of Bulgarian, incorporating the latest research and theories on Bulgarian grammar in accessible layman’s language.
Volume 1 introduces the basic elements of Bulgarian grammar and contains Lessons 1–15, a Bulgarian-English glossary, an English-Bulgarian glossary for beginners, and an appendix of verbal forms. Like many popular language textbooks, the dialogues in Intensive Bulgarian form a continuing dramatic narrative that gradually introduces students to both language and culture. Throughout the text, Bulgarian constructions and phrases are compared with English ones to clarify grammar and idioms.
Lessons include:
– dialogues and sample sentences
– exercises and translation sentences
– basic and supplemental grammar sections
– reading selections
– a glossary for the lesson
– cultural notes.