How did you learn Basque?

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How did you learn Basque?

Postby language learner » 2012-07-27, 15:11

I mean, there aren't that many materials as for more popular languages. So what technique did you use?
-Immersion (from tv, radio?)
-Textbooks (which?)
-Tandem exchange
-other methods?

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Re: How did you learn Basque?

Postby raoul2 » 2012-07-27, 18:42

I have completed the volumes 1 to 3 of the textbook Bakarka; I am starting volume 4 (there are 5 volumes!).
:)
The method is rather good but there are some occasional misprints.

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Re: How did you learn Basque?

Postby arabarra » 2012-07-29, 14:05

Agree, the bakarka series is very advisable, save for occasional errors. I used it myself to make sense out of all the apparently conflicting rules in Basque the way they taught it at school...

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Re: How did you learn Basque?

Postby language learner » 2012-07-31, 16:49

Searching the web only gives results in French and Spanish - any chance it has a translation into English?

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Re: How did you learn Basque?

Postby Aaron » 2016-01-20, 23:47

Hello, I only found it in Spanish (here in Spain).
Beside that, is it truly apt for self-teaching, as it claims to be on its cover? I got "burnt" in the past with such advertisements.
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Re: How did you learn Basque?

Postby crush » 2016-01-21, 4:03

I remember looking through it when i was in Spain and thinking it was more suited as a classroom textbook, but i may be thinking of another book. Maybe it's worth a second look...

For English speakers, "The Basque Language: A Practical Introduction" by Alan R. King is really nice and more comprehensive than other courses i've seen.
Guk euskaraz, zuk zergatik ez?


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