LibriVox Language Learning Collection Vol. 002


Read by LibriVox Volunteers

This collection is part of an initiative to create a language learning resource at LibriVox. The LibriVox Language Learning Collections contain readings from various language learning books, grammars, primers, phrasebooks, dictionaries, readers and even other works which contain information on various languages, recount experiences of language learning and encountering new languages or provide guides for correct pronunciation, writing or discourse in a language. These works could describe English or any other language whatsoever, from Latin to Sumerian, Chinese to Wampanoag, Esperanto to Swahili (etc.).

This volume includes "The Aural System" by Charles Hardy, the first and second lessons from "New First Spanish Book" by James H. Worman, three sections from "First Steps in Anglo-Saxon", Lessons II to IV from "A Practical Grammar of the Latin Language" by George J. Adler, Lessons 1 to 3 from "New Method of Learning the French Language" by Jean Gustave Keetels, the Grammar and Conversation sections from "Egyptian Self-Taught" by Carl Albert Thimm, "Double English" by Dr. Gerald Nolst Trenité, the Introduction and Chapters 1 and 2 from "Slips of Speech" by John H. Bechtel, "Greek Lessons: 11 - 20" by W. H. Morris, "Beginning Latin: Lesson 2" by John Edmund Barrs, Sentence Construction from "A Primer of Persian" by G.S.A. Ranking and Lessons 20 - 25 from "A Practical Arabic Course" by E. Nématallah & E. Chevalley.
(Summary by Nicholas James Bridgewater) (9 hr 45 min)

Chapters

First Steps in Anglo-Saxon: Adjectives, Numerals and Pronouns 20:25 Read by J.R. Omahen
Lessons II-IV from A Practical Grammar of the Latin Language 50:03 Read by J.R. Omahen
Egyptian Self-Taught: The Grammar of Arabic 20:24 Read by Nadia
The Aural System 51:34 Read by Nicholas James Bridgewater
Beginning Latin: Lesson 2 8:32 Read by Nicholas James Bridgewater
Be manna cræftum, from First Steps in Anglo-Saxon 24:20 Read by J.R. Omahen
Egyptian Self-Taught: Conversations 37:12 Read by Nadia
Double English (The Chaos) 6:24 Read by Mike Harris
Lessons 6 - 10 from Esperanto in Twenty Lessons 45:06 Read by Nicholas James Bridgewater
Greek Lessons: 11 - 20 32:22 Read by Nicholas James Bridgewater
Primera Leccion, from New First Spanish Book 10:42 Read by MikelMon
Leccion Segunda, from New First Spanish Book 7:52 Read by MikelMon
New Method of Learning the French Language, progressive lessons 1 to 3 15:51 Read by Nadine Eckert-Boulet
A Primer of Persian: Sentence Construction 25:03 Read by Nicholas James Bridgewater
Lessons 20 - 25 from A Practical Arabic Course 44:11 Read by Nicholas James Bridgewater
Slips of Speech: 00 - Introduction 2:59 Read by Mike Harris
Slips of Speech: 01 - Chapter One 10:46 Read by Mike Harris
Slips of Speech: 02 - Chapter Two Part ONE 1:10:25 Read by Mike Harris
Slips of Speech: 02 - Chapter Two Part TWO 1:08:20 Read by Mike Harris
First Steps in Anglo-Saxon: Verbs 33:09 Read by J.R. Omahen