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Breton Language Books

Breton-English/English-Breton Dictionary and Phrasebook
by Joseph Conroy
Paperback
ISBN: 0781805406, Published by Hippocrene Books, 131 pages.

From the Back Cover

Breton is the language of western Brittany in northern France. It is a Celtic language related to Cornish, Welsh, and more distantly to Irish. This phrasebook is one of the few works about Breton in English. Written carefully and accurately, it includes a review of Breton grammar, phrases and tips for everyday interactions, and details about where to find Breton on the internet.

Colloquial Breton: The Complete Course for Beginners
by Ian Press, Herve Le Bihan, Richard Keeble
Paperback
ISBN: 0415224519, Published by Routledge.

Book Description

Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study and class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Breton. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

Synopsis

Easy to use and up to date, this course was specially written by experienced teachers for self-study and class use. It offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Breton. No prior knowledge of the language is required. This book has: emphasis on conversational language with clear pronunciation guidance; a grammar section for easy reference; a comprehensive Breton-English glossary; and stimulating exercises with lively illustrations. By the end of this course you should be able to communicate confidently and effectively in Breton in a broad range of everyday situations.


Related Resources

Brezhoneg
A limited set of online Breton lessons.

Kervarker
"Kervarker is a server dedicated to the breton language since 1995. Here you'll find many services to discover and learn breton, but also to meet with breton speakers and/or lovers."

The NominoŽ Study of the Breton Language
"The background to this study is the 1991 prizewinning work of Joshua Fishman titled Reversing Language Shift. This work attempted to put forth a more methodical manner in which endangered languages could be strengthened as opposed to the often haphazard and not well planned and often emotionally laden efforts of many language movements which more often than not fell short of success in tackling this very difficult and challenging problem."





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