Colloquial Kazakh

Colloquial Kazakh

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Colloquial Kazakh provides a step-by-step course in Kazakh as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Kazakh in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Key features include: * progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills * structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar * an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises * realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios * useful vocabulary lists throughout the text * an overview of the sounds and alphabet of Kazakh * additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary, bilingual glossaries and English translations of dialogues. Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Kazakh will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and for students taking courses in Kazakh. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation more

Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 17.53mm | 385g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138958565
  • 9781138958562
  • 1,238,327

Table of contents

Acknowledgements. Introduction. Sounds of Kazakh. 1. Tan ckan ma kyan t m n! Glad to meet you! 2. Ci ka an o ac ? Where are you from? 3. Ci in ot ac n y ken e? Is your family big? 4. ta anm n, ipak ka ip A mat a tYpam n I'm from Italy, but I now live in Almaty 5. Ca ap n cetti o c n! Have a nice trip! 6. Ic-ca ap Business trip 7. A mat a an p ay tYp It is raining in Almaty 8. Nayp kYtt o c n! Happy Nowruz! 9. i in y e konakka ke ini Please come and visit our home 10. Ka ip e ip Ready to serve 11. Y menin o emim emec It is not my size 12. i tYp an ka a The city we lived in 13. ap o e e o at n Everything used to be different 14. Ay p ka m I fell sick. Grammar summary. Key to exercises. Kazakh-English glossary. English-Kazakh glossary. Indexshow more