Editors Choice – Best Slovenian Language Books
Colloquial Slovene: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Slovene as it is written and spoken today.
Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Slovene in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.
Colloquial Slovene is exceptional; each unit presents a wealth of grammatical points that are reinforced with a wide range of exercises for regular practice. A full answer key, a grammar summary, bilingual glossaries and English translations of dialogues can be found at the back as well as useful vocabulary lists throughout.
Why is Slovenian an important language to learn?
Have you considered traveling to a paradise that doesn’t happen to be out in the middle of the Caribbean? Slovenia is a fabulous destination that has long been considered a little piece of paradise by those who have taken the time to visit. While there, you can climb high into the Julian Alps, float in the Adriatic Sea, walk deep down into a cave or a canyon, and find a plethora of cultural treasures that you didn’t even know existed. The museums are as vibrant as can be and the food is something that you will miss when you go back home.
The best way to experience Slovenia though is by learning how to speak Slovenian, so you can understand the locals, order your own meals, and learn as much as you can about the culture, history, and traditions. Two and a half million people speak this language, so you can easily find someone that speaks it as you are traveling. This used to be known as the language of secret code, so it adds that cool factor that you may not know you are looking for in a foreign language. It is also quite diverse, and you shouldn’t be surprised to hear someone start to talk in multiple languages when they get angry.
Learn to speak Slovenian
Slovenia, located between Italy and Croatia on the “sunny side” of the Alps, has become a popular travel destination for those who enjoy its verdant hills, lush forests, and rugged mountains. This dictionary & phrasebook is an essential tool for English speakers traveling in this Middle European nation.
Let’s speak Slovene! Follow Scott through a series of thirty-three sequential dialogues as he visits his friend’s home country of Slovenia for the first time. Each dialogue is written in a colloquial style with an English translation and covers topics such as going through passport control, reserving a hotel room, renting an apartment, meeting a stranger, going out on a date, and more. FREE Slovenian audio recordings are available for use with this book.
This Slovenian 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 Slovenian-English as well as English-Slovenian dictionary which makes this a great resource for learners of all levels.
Are you looking for unconventional ways to speed up the process of learning Slovenian? Then this book is exactly what you are looking for. Following the Pareto principle (80/20 rule), this book is built to streamline the learning process by concentrating on the core words and sentence structures that make up everyday conversations. The result is a unique vocabulary book with 2000 of the most important Slovenian words and phrases ordered by their frequency of use.