Esperanto Self-Taught with Phonetic Pronunciation, Volume 1

William W. MANN ( - )

This is Volume 1 of William Mann’s “Esperanto Self-Taught with Phonetic Pronunciation”. It is part of a series of Self-Taught books written by various authors that include vocabularies of common words, elementary grammars and conversational phrases. The present volume contains thirty-seven vocabularies of common Esperanto words. If you want to learn Esperanto words or improve your Esperanto vocabulary, this volume may be of use to you. Mann writes, in the preface, that his work “supplies very full and comprehensive vocabularies of the words required by the tourist or traveller, visitor or resident abroad, health or pleasure seeker, and professional or business man, together with a large number of conversational sentences of a typical and practical character. The words and phrases are classified according to subject, and the phonetic pronunciation of every word is added in accordance with Marlborough's simple and popular system of phonetics. With the aid of this book anyone may undertake a trip to a foreign land, even if he know nothing of the language of the country he is going to, and, if he will put himself beforehand in communication with Esperantists in the various places he intends to visit, he will find them ready to help him in many ways, and his stay abroad will thus be made much more entertaining and instructive than if he had spent his time in the conventional manner of the ordinary tourist. A further great advantage of this international language is, that it opens up to the traveller, not merely one particular country, but the whole of Europe.”

(Summary by Nicholas James Bridgewater)
For convenience, his book has been divided into 3 volumes in this audiobook version, the other 2 volumes will be recorded in the future.

Genre(s): Language learning

Language: Esperanto

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 00 – Preface Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:04:16
Play 01 01 – The Esperanto Alphabet (with Phonetic Pronunciation) Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:09:59
Play 02 02 – Preliminary Notes, Letter from Dr. Zamenhof (Founder of Esperanto.) Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:07:07
Play 03 03 – [Vocabularies]: 1. The World & its Elements; 2. Land and Water. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:11:44
Play 04 04 – [Vocabularies]: 3. Minerals & Metals, 4. Animals, Birds & Fishes. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:19:10
Play 05 05 – [Vocabularies]: 5. Reptiles & Insects. 6. Fruits, Trees, Flowers & Vegetables. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:17:26
Play 06 06 - [Vocabularies]: 7. Colours; 8. Times & Seasons; 9. Town, Country & Agriculture. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:29:26
Play 07 07 – [Vocabularies]: 10. Mankind: Relations; 11. The Human Body. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:15:38
Play 08 08 – [Vocabularies]: 12. Physical & Mental Powers, Qualities, etc.; 13. Health. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:20:01
Play 09 09 – [Vocabularies]: 14. Food & Drink; 15. Cooking & Table Utensils. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:19:48
Play 10 10 – [Vocabularies]: 16. Dress & the Toilet; 17. Washing List. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:20:21
Play 11 11 – [Vocabularies]: 18. The House and Furniture; 19. Travelling: By Road & Rail. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:32:08
Play 12 12 – [Vocabularies]: 20. Travelling by Ship; 21. Countries & Nations. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:15:53
Play 13 13 – [Vocabularies]: 22. Recreation & Amusement; 23. Cycling. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:35:34
Play 14 14 – [Vocabularies]: 24. Motoring; 25. Photography. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:20:58
Play 15 15 – [Vocabularies]: 26. Religion; 27. Professions & Trades. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:19:44
Play 16 16 – [Vocabularies]: 28. Legal Terms; 29. Commercial Terms. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:43:02
Play 17 17 – [Vocabularies]: 30. Post, Telegraph and Telephone; 31. Correspondence. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:11:42
Play 18 18 – [Vocabularies]: 32. The Cardinal Numbers; 33. Ordinal Numerals; 34. Collective and Fractional Numbers. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:19:47
Play 19 19 – [Vocabularies]: 35. Adjectives. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:21:33
Play 20 20 – [Vocabularies]: 36. Verbs. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:24:30
Play 21 21 – [Vocabularies]: 37. Adverbs, Conjunctions & Prepositions. Nicholas James Bridgewater
00:28:02