Complete Bulgarian Beginner to Intermediate Book and Audio Course

Complete Bulgarian Beginner to Intermediate Book and Audio Course : Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself

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Are you looking for a complete course in Bulgarian which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Bulgarian 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.

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:

Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.

Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.

Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.

Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast.

Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go.

Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

This pack includes a book and two CDs of audio material.

Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 432 pages
  • 169 x 235 x 55mm | 684g
  • Teach Yourself Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Bilingual edition
  • Bilingual
  • 40
  • 1444106929
  • 9781444106923
  • 374,462

Table of contents

Introduction Alphabet and pronunciation 01 Hello, what's your name? 02 How are you? Do you have a moment? 03 Who are you and what is your job? 04 How much? How many? What's the time? 05 Do you speak English? 06 Would you like to...? 07 How much is...? 08 What can you recommend? 09 How can I help you? 10 What's the weather going to be like? 11 A plan for the coming week 12 Wait, don't order yet! 13 How can we get to the Odessa Hotel? 14 Congratulations! 15 I went to see the doctor 16 If I had been in your place 17 What was she doing? 18 I have already made up my mind 19 Is there anything wrong? 20 We would like to come again! Key to the exercises Appendix Bulgarian-English vocabulary English-Bulgarian vocabulary Grammatical index
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About Michael Holman

Dr. Mira Kovatcheva, Associate Professor in the Department of English and American Studies at the University of Sofia. Currently lectures on History of English, Languages in Contact, Formation of Slang. Dr Kovatcheva has been teaching Bulgarian as a foreign language since 1989 when on a three-year secondment to Leeds University. Jointly authored (with Professor Michael Holman) Teach Yourself Bulgarian (Hodder & Stoughton, 1993, revised second edition 2003). Since 1994 has conducted the Bulgarian oral examinations for the Test and Examination Services of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Language Group. Regularly teaches Bulgarian as a foreign language to visiting academics under the Fullbright Exchange Program. Recently authored a self-study sourcebook for advanced learners of Bulgarian: Bulgarian: Beyond the First Steps (Prosveta, Sofia 2005).

Michael Holman, Emeritus Professor of Russian and Slavonic Studies, University of Leeds. Taught Bulgarian and Russian at Leeds 1966-1999. Has translated from Bulgarian and written on a variety of Bulgarian-related topics. While at Leeds and since taking early retirement has sought to promote Anglo-Bulgarian cultural interchange. For this he was awarded the 'Order of Stara Planina' (First Class) by the Bulgarian Government and an honorary Doctor of Letters by the University of Sofia. Jointly authored (with Dr Mira Kovatcheva) Teach Yourself Bulgarian (Hodder & Stoughton, 1993, revised second edition 2003).
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