DLI - Belarusian Language Course - Textbook

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Belarusian Lesson - Tape 01 Unit 01-06

Belarusian Lesson - Tape 02 Unit 07

Defense Language Institute Belarusian  - Image The Belarusan language course is composed of 7 units and comes with over 1 hour of accompanying audios. The lessons will cover the following topics:

Unit 1: Belarusian Alphabet
Unit 2: A Little About Yourself
Unit 3: Things Around Us
Unit 4: Education
Unit 5: Daily Routines
Unit 6: Place Where We Live
Unit 7: My Family

When you complete this Belarusan course you will be able to communicate in basic situations in Belarus.

Belarusian is an official language of Belarus, along with Russian, and is spoken abroad, chiefly in Russia, Ukraine, and Poland. Prior to Belarus gaining its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, the language was known in English as Byelorussian or Belorussian, transliterating the Russian name, , or alternatively as White Ruthenian (/ruinin/) or White Russian. Following independence, it also became known as Belarusian .Belarusian is one of the East Slavic languages and shares many grammatical and lexical features with other members of the group. To some extent, Russian, Ukrainian, and Belarusian are mutually intelligible. Its predecessor stage is known as Old Belarusian (14th to 17th centuries), in turn descended from Old East Slavic (10th to 13th centuries).

Belarusian is spoken in: Belarus

Belarusian has no known alternate names.

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