This new edition of Colloquial Latvian has been completely rewritten to make learning Latvian easier and more enjoyable than ever before!

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

What makes Colloquial Latvian your best choice in personal language learning?

  • interactive – lots of exercises for regular practice
  • clear – concise grammar notes
  • practical – useful vocabulary and pronunciation guide
  • complete – including answer key and reference section.

By the end of this rewarding course, you will be able to communicate confidently and effectively in Latvian in a broad range of everyday situations.

Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.

chapter 1|15 pages

Sveiki! Hello!

chapter 4|12 pages

Brauciens ar vilcienu Travelling by train

chapter 5|13 pages

Restorana At the restaurant

chapter 6|11 pages

9imene Family

chapter 8|14 pages

Iesim iepirkties! Let’s go shopping!

chapter 9|14 pages

Iesim uz tirgu! Let’s go to the market!

chapter 11|15 pages

Kur tu biji atva7inajuma?

chapter 12|14 pages

Kas jums kaiv? | What's wrong with you?

chapter 13|13 pages

Jaunais dzcvoklis | The new flat