Not only is Bulgarian a new language to learn for foreigners but for most it is a new alphabet too! Strange symbols appear before your eyes and to add to the confusion, shops and road signs use a mix of Latin and Cyrillic alphabet. You could be totally forgiven for wondering if you will ever master the Bulgarian language.
Don't worry, help is at hand with our complete language course. All the language you need, comprising an easy to understand set of lessons. We have only included what you will need to start to communicate straight away in normal every day life.. a chat with the neighbours, going shopping, visiting the doctor, eating out...
In the last lesson, we looked at 'telling the time' and talking about time. In this lesson we are going to learn about dates and arrangements. So, by the end of the lesson, you will be able to:
make arrangements in the future
understand how to talk about the date and time
and you will also learn the days and some useful phrases
Bulgarian is not one of the easiest languages to learn and neither is the alphabet.
Now we have mastered the alphabet it's time to start a complete 12-lesson course to give you a thorough grounding in the Bulgarian language. This course was developed exclusively for Quest Bulgaria by Catherine Billebeau an international language teacher of English and Russian and a dedicated fan of Bulgaria. So, now over to Catherine ...
You have become familiar with the Cyrillic alphabet by now (see 'Complete Language Course' article in this section). Even though some of the letters still prove difficult to remember or pronounce, you know you are on the right track.
Welcome to Lesson Two of our complete language course, before starting this lesson, please ensure you are 100% confident in your understanding of the first lesson.
From now on, you will find three different sections every month called: BUILD STRENGTH in which you will be able to assess how much is left from last month’s lesson in terms of vocabulary and grammar; MAKE PROGRESS to help you gain more knowledge in both vocabulary and grammar; PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT which is meant to show you how well you can now work for yourself thanks to what you have learnt from previous lessons.