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CROATIA: The Country and the Language, Volumes I and 2 (HARD COVER) by Nasja Boskovic Meyer and Jasna Meyer McCarthy, Ph.D. Comes with 2 Cds! FREE SHIPPING!

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language course volume 1 & 2 HARD COVER

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Successfully Learn Croatian Now!  A Dynamic New Way to Learn About the Country and Language of Croatia.    Do You Have a Trip Planned to Visit Croatia and Want to Learn the Language?  These Croatian Language Books are Published in Two Volumes (with CDs), in Soft Cover and Hard Cover.  Croatian Language Books are also Great Presents!  Hard Cover books appear especially luxurious as coffee table books.   For special gifts--   Easter, graduations, weddings, Mother's Day, birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, etc. these books make perfect presents.  For a gift that is enriching, attractive, and will last for years, choose these books that will be greatly appreciated!

The book is published in two volumes and is called "Croatia: The Country and the Language" / "Hrvatska: Zemlja i Jezik" by Nasja Bošković Meyer and Jasna Meyer McCarthy, Ph.D., ACM Publishing, Copyright 2018.  Both volumes are available in soft-cover.  Each volume includes an extensive English- Croatian Dictionary and a Croatian- English Dictionary, and an audio component-- CD, that helps with pronunciation and reinforces progress in learning.  The books are a dynamic new way to learn about the country and language of Croatia.  

 Nasja Bošković Meyer holds a B.A. in Foreign Languages and is a native of Split, Croatia.  She has taught Croatian language and culture for over 35 years at colleges throughout St. Louis.  She is the author of two books of poetry in Croatian.  Nasja Meyer is a regular contributor to Zajedničar, writing about her frequent visits to Croatia. 

 Her daughter and co-author Jasna Meyer McCarthy, Ph.D., is American born, but educated in Croatia, as well as in the U.S.  Her Ph.D. is in Intercultural Communication and her doctoral work focused on linguistic comparisons of Croatian and Euro-American speakers.  Currently she is a professor at Fontbonne University in St. Louis. 

Volume I  For everyone who wants to learn more about the rich history and culture of Croatia and its language, Hrvatski Jezik.  This first volume is an Introduction to the Language and its Structure, Pronunciation, Basic Grammar, Gender of Nouns, Present Tense, Grammatical Cases, and Declension of Nouns. Key sections include: Intro to the Language, Greetings, Familiar Scenes in Zagreb, Poems and Proverbs, Everyday Expressions, Brief History of Croatia, Exercises in Speaking and Writing Croatian, Jokes and Short Conversations, Practical Suggestions for Visitors and Tourists to Croatia, English-Croatian and Croatian-English Dictionaries, 299 pages with colored pictures and illustrations, and a CD which is essential for pronunciation.

Volume II  For persons who want to learn more, and in greater depth about Croatian language and culture, for visitors to Croatia, for those with friends and family connections in Croatia.  Continuation of the Study of Grammar, Past Tense, Future Tense, Imperative Form and Conditional.  Poems, Proverbs, Songs, Recipes.  Visits to Karlovac, Plitvice Lakes, Split, Trogir, Šibenik, Zadar, Dalmatian Islands, Dubrovnik, Međugorje.  The Game of "Alka" at Sinj, Everyday Expressions, Exercises in Speaking and Writing Croatian, Recipes for Holiday Baking, Jokes and Short Conversations, English-Croatian and Croatian-English Dictionaries, 321 pages with colored pictures and illustrations, and a CD necessary for pronunciation.

Please note that once a book is ordered, it will be shipped by the authors from St. Louis, MO.

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