Pick up some phrases and teach yourself the language using the following Croatian language books, including phrasebooks, course books, guides and multimedia items.

Croatian Language Books – Phrasebooks

Croatian (Lonely Planet Phrasebook)

Invaluable little guide, perfect for your visit to Croatia. Nearly 250 pages filled with vocabulary and phrases, as well as a two-way dictionary. Topics covered include practical phrases (transport, sightseeing etc.), social situations, food (words, menus, ordering) and health.

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Croatian Phrasebook & Dictionary (Berlitz)

Similar to the phrasebook featured above, this little guide provides all the standard words and phrases that you will need for you holiday. Published in 2019, this now includes a free app to help you on your travels.

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Croatian Language Books – Coursebooks

Speak Croatian with Confidence

Marina Rajic Cox & Ivana Djuric

Includes three CDs containing ten lessons plus additional assistance in carrying out conversations.

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Conversational Croatian (Pimsleur)

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Colloquial Croatian

Celia Hawkesworth, Ivana Jovic

If you are interested in learning a little bit more than just the basic phrases for your holiday, we would recommend this book. Lessons are based over 20 chapters in various daily settings; exercises in each allow you to practise. The book also provides a good founding of grammar too.

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Talk Now! Croatian

Part of the huge Talk Now! series (which seems to offer almost every language on the planet!), this interactive CD-ROM for both Windows and Mac platforms was the first of its kind for the Croatian language. The different means of learning, including tests, quizzes and games, allow for getting a good grip on the Croatian language. Ideal for beginners.

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Complete Croatian (Teach Yourself Guide)

David Norris

This pack includes a language course that consists of book and Audio CD. Learn a bit more of the Croatian language! Also available without the CD.

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Beginners Croatian

With 2 audio CDs, this well-reviewed and comprehensive book is certainly worth a look if you’re learning the language.

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Croatian: Learn Croatian in a Week!

Contains the most useful words and phrases to get you up to speed with the Croatian language very quickly.

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In-Flight Croatian: Learn Before You Land

60-minute audio program which provides all the basic words and phrases for your holiday. You can get this as an ‘audio book’ to listen to on your smartphone or tablet.

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Croatian Language Books – Dictionaries

Langenscheidt’s Universal Dictionary: English-Croatian Croatian-English

Despite being published an age ago (in 1992!), this pocket dictionary is indispensable companion to many of the phrasebooks or course books featured on this page.

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