Language Materials

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    Teach Yourself Danish

    $29.95 $24.00

    by Bente Elsworth
    Book with 2 CD's
    The "Teach Yourself" series has been used internationally for decades by those interested in learning other languages, 60 languages to be more precise. From Afrikaans to Zulu, this series is a market leader in language publishing, and the series is designed so the student is in control and sets ... ... more

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    Simply Runes

    $9.95

    by Kim Farnell
    Paperback
    This book is the clearest and nicest one dealing with runic symbols that I have seen. The layout and explanations of the runes clearly teach the symbols as a foreign language. This book could fit under either Culture or Vikings, but those of us who have studied early ... ... more

 

Scandinavian Phrase Books and Dictionaries (Berlitz Series)

Dubbed “the world’s best-selling phrase books,” the Berlitz Series is a good buy for an English-speaking tourist to these Scandinavian Countries. Broken down by basic expressions — arrival, hotel, eating out, sightseeing, relaxing, shopping guide, bank, mail, telephone, doctor — these handy books contain a color-coded system that makes words and phrases easy to find. Each book also contains handy travel information, tips, a reference section, an overview of grammar, and a small dictionary.

(Note: These books (4″ X 5.5″) are not the same as the Berlitz Pocket Dictionaries.)

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    Scandinavian Phrase Books and Dictionaries: Swedish

    $8.95

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    Scandinavian Phrase Books and Dictionaries: Finnish

    $8.95

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    Scandinavian Phrase Books and Dictionaries: Danish

    $8.95

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These little books, subtitled “quick guides to customs and etiquette” of different countries, provide essential information about attitudes, beliefs and behavior in these countries. Books in the Culture Smart! series are written to ensure that visitors arrive at a destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues.

These concise guides tell one what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with hosts. Contents include tips about customs, values, and traditions as well as a beginner’s glimpse of various countries’ history, religious, and political backgrounds.

The tips give one enough information about home and daily life, leisure and social practices, and acceptable business practices to enable one to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, make one feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and teach one how to develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships.

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    Culture Smart! Sweden

    $9.95

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    Culture Smart! Finland

    $9.95

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    Culture Smart! Denmark

    $9.95

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Dictionaries

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    Norwegian English Dictionary

    $29.95

    by Einar Haugen
    Paperback
    Note: This is a Norwegian-to-English dictionary only. For several decades the name, Einar Haugen, struck fear in many, many students of Norwegian. It meant frequent visits to the language lab to listen to reel-to-reel tapes and late night dorm hours, but it also meant quality. Students at Norwegian Lutheran colleges in ... ... more

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    Norwegian Pocket Dictionary

    $7.95

    (by Berlitz Co.)
    Plastic Cover
    Note: Norwegian to English and English to Norwegian Small in size but big on features, this little dictionary — which fits in a man's shirt pocket — delivers a wealth of entries (16,000 words) uncommon in a volume this size. Blue headwords make entries accessible for quick reference; it includes basic ... ... more

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    Children’s Swedish Illustrated Dictionary

    $14.95

    by the Editors of Hippocrene Books
    Paperback
    This dictionaries make learning Swedish vocabulary easy and enjoyable. It is the design of these books that make them appealing and useful. (Norwegian also available.) ... more