Editors Choice – Best Latvian Language Books
Are you looking for a complete course in Latvian which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Latvian 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 within the course and online.
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.
Why is Latvian an important language to learn?
Have you ever wanted to travel to the Baltic region, especially Latvia? If so, then learning Latvian must be at the top of your list. You will love the historic buildings and cobblestone streets in Old Riga, but you will also love the beaches, ancient castles, and the fairytale forests. However, travel is not necessary for learning this language, because you can put your skills to good use without even leaving your neighborhood. Latvian speakers live all over the world, so you can easily meet them wherever you are.
Approximately two million people speak Latvian, which is such a low number even though it is the second oldest language in Europe. When you do eventually find yourself over in Latvia, you will be thrilled to be able to spend plenty of time out in nature. And since you know the language already, you can easily ask the locals where their favorite outdoor places are and how to get there!
Learn to speak Latvian
This new edition of Colloquial Latvian has been completely rewritten to make learning Latvian easier and more enjoyable than ever before. Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Latvian. No prior knowledge of the language is required.
If you Know Latvian it will make your trip and experience in Latvia 10 times better. People love to hear Foreigners speak their local language and Latvia is no different. People will open up and smile more if you can speak a little bit of this beautiful and rare language.
Learn Latvian with Word Search Puzzles is a collection of 130 bilingual English-Latvian word search puzzles that will challenge you with dozens of interesting categories. Learning a new language can be both challenging and rewarding. This book provides puzzle based vocabulary exercises and is intended to supplement traditional methods of language study.
This Latvian vocabulary book contains more than 3000 words and phrases which are grouped by topic to make it easier for you to pick what to learn first. On top of that, the index in the second half of the book provides you with a basic Latvian-English as well as English-Latvian dictionary which makes this a great resource for learners of all levels.