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Aurrera!: A Textbook for Studying Basque, Volumes 1 and 2

Aurrera!: A Textbook for Studying Basque, Volumes 1 and 2 (Hardback)

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Aurrera! is a comprehensive text for beginning-level students who are learning Basque (the Batua form approved by the Academy of the Basque Language) in a classroom setting or on their own. Each chapter introduces elements of grammar and offers students written and spoken exercises, vocabulary, dialogues, and other activities that demonstrate the language in action, plus Basque reading texts that entertain while they illustrate the points of the chapter. The complexities of Basque grammar are explained in clear, easy-to-understand terms, and the dialogues and exercises introduce students to common idioms and the basics of social conversation. Volume 1 covers material for the first two semesters of college-level language-classroom work, and volume 2 covers a third and fourth seme- ster of study, addressing more advanced grammatical structures and introducing additional vocabulary. The books are supported by a free downloadable MP3 audio companion guide to a selection of the dialogues in each volume. The guide allows students to listen to the dialogues read by native speakers and to practice their own pronunciation and conversation skills. The dialogues are entertaining and follow a unique and humorous friendship throughout both volumes. The friends have conversations on diverse topics.

Languages with Grant & Cutler Publisher: University of Nevada Press Publication Date: 15/08/2010 ISBN-13: 9780874177992  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Linda White is an emerita professor of Basque Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, where she taught the Basque language for many years. She is the author of several books and the translator of many more from Basque and Spanish.

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