"A completely up-to-date book for all those who seek to communicate in Afrikaans. It has been written for students with no previous experience of the language, and expecially those who wish to study at home. The grammar, syntax and vocabulary of Afrikaans are introduced in carefully graded stages, and are fully illustrated with examples and exercises. Spoken Afrikaans is also given close attention, with examples of everyday conversations, and a detailed section on pronunciation. By working through the exercises and examples in this book, the student will gain a good basic knowledge of Afrikaans as it is spoken every day."--Publisher's description.