Complete Serbian: A Teach Yourself Guide

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January 12, 2011


Paperback, 400 pages


0071758895 / 9780071758895


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It's easy to teach yourself Serbian!

Complete Serbian: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Serbian, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Serbian with confidence.

Within each of the 24 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues. You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society.


  • One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started
  • Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience
  • Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress
  • Extra online articles at to give you a richer understanding of the basics of the language

    Table of contents

    Introduction / Welcome to Teach Yourself Serbian / The structure of Teach Yourself Serbian / How to use this course / Serbia - history / Serbia - today / The Serbian language / Unit 1 Beginning Serbian / Unit 2 Greetings and introductions / Unit 3 Do you speak Serbian? / Unit 4 Ordering a drink / Unit 5 Ordering food / Unit 6 Going shopping / Unit 7 In town / Unit 8 Directions / Unit 9 Arriving in Belgrade / Unit 10 At home with the family / Unit 11 Planning a holiday / Unit 12 Buying travel tickets / Unit 13 Daily routine / Unit 14 Free time / Unit 15 Celebrations / Unit 16 Health matters / Unit 17 Buying clothes / Unit 18 Meeting in Novi Sad / Unit 19 On the telephone / Unit 20 Accommodation / Key to exercises / Transcripts to listening comprehensions / Glossary of grammatical terms / Grammar summary / Serbian-English vocabulary / English-Serbian vocabulary / Grammar index / Taking it further

    Author comments

    Vladislava Ribnikar and David Norris lecture in the Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies at the University of Nottingham, where David is currently an associate professor. Vladislava is a former lecturer at the University of Belgrade.

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