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Slovenian Book of Basics


The Slovenian Book of Basics is a self-study e-book and a very useful practical manual which includes common everyday topics for real life situations (for example how to book a room, order at a restaurant, have a telephone conversation, buy a bus or train ticket, express the time, and the list goes on), a comprehensive list of useful phrases, vocabulary, basic grammar, etc. At the end of each lesson you will also find exercises with correct answers to see how you did.

It has been designed with a focus on practical language use, so you can start using what you are learning right from the start. It can be a very useful tool when living or traveling to Slovenia, and if you want to impress the local people!

For beginner and intermediate level.

The e-book is in the PDF format. No physical products will be shipped. After placing the order we will email you the PDF.


The Slovenian Book of Basics includes:

  • Useful Phrases
  • Different Everyday Topics
  • Very Useful Vocabulary
  • Exercises
  • Interesting Facts about Slovenia
  • Basic Grammar
  • More than 30 Lessons
“Learning even the basics of a local language enables a deeper cultural experience while traveling or living abroad.”

Anonymous, but very wise traveller

In this e-book, you will cover:

Section 1: Introduction

  • The Slovenian Alphabet
  • About Slovenia
  • Deconstructing Grammar
  • Introducing Cases and Dual
  • Pronunciation

The first five lessons lay some ground work. The aim is to get you started quickly, and to build momentum early on to help motivate you through the tougher, more grammar intense lessons towards the end of the e-book.

Section 2: Conversation

After getting warmed up and acquainted with the language, you jump right into dialogue, followed by useful phrases, organized by situation.

You will cover:

  • Dialogue One (informal)
  • Dialogue Two (formal)
  • Formal Telephone Conversation
  • Useful Phrases
  • Interrogatives, Greetings, Introduction
  • Travel
  • At a Restaurant
  • City and Cultural Sights
  • Bank, Post Office and Shopping
  • Sport
  • Family and Relatives
  • Professions and Schooling
  • Numbers
  • Time
  • Date

Section 3: Grammar

Lastly, there comes everyone’s favorite topic, grammar! By this stage in the e-book you will have built up an impressive amount of phrases and vocabulary. This foundation will help in understanding Slovenian grammar and enable you to unlock what you already know, to start expressing yourself by constructing your own sentences and questions.

You will cover:

  • Nouns and Demontrative pronouns
  • Colours
  • Adjectives
  • Languages and Nationalities
  • Possessive Pronouns
  • Present Tense Verbs
  • Negation
  • Past Tense Verbs
  • Future Tense Verbs
  • Imperative
  • Modal Verbs
  • Most Common Verbs and Participles
  • Cases and Declining Nouns
  • Prepositions and Declining Nouns