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Some Recommended Books for Beginners

All of the books below - and hundreds of others, including fiction, poetry, history, linguistics, science, and much more - can be found in E-USA's Online Bookstore / Retbutiko. The three titles below are the most popular books among beginners who are just starting to learn Esperanto.

Richardson, David. Esperanto: Learning and Using the International Language. 2004. ISBN: 0939785064. 368pp. $15.00.

This introductory textbook begins with an extensive English-language introduction, covering the need for an international language, an overview of Esperanto's history, and the international Esperanto community. A series of brief lessons with exercises follows, concentrating on practical communication and vocabulary. The highlight of the book is a graded reader, which includes history, letters, stories, and poetry (both translated from English and drawn from original Esperanto literature) that gradually introduce more advanced usage and additional vocabulary. The book concludes with an abridged Esperanto-to-English dictionary.

Butler, Montague.Step-by-Step in Esperanto.1991. ISBN: 0939785013. 281pp. $13.00.

This introductory textbook is aimed at readers with a more traditional language-learning background. It focuses on grammatical principles, vocabulary, sentence structure. Because it contains more detailed examples and exercises, it is a good companion to Esperanto: Learning and Using the International Language for motivated learners.

Benson, Peter. Comprehensive English-Esperanto Dictionary. 1995. ISBN: 0939785021. 607pp. $27.00. (Paperback ISBN: 093978503X, $20.00)

A good dictionary is indispensable to the language learner. Benson's dictionary is the most complete English-to-Esperanto dictionary available and well-respected by the Esperanto community.

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Landa Kongreso * 2017 June 30 - July 3 * Annual Congress

EO Esperanto: La Landa Kongreso 2017 okazos en Raleigh, Nord-Karolino, Usono, 2017 ekde la 30-a de junio ĝis la 3-a de julio, 2017.
Retpaĝaro: https://landakongreso.org
Por aliĝi, vidu: Aliĝilo

EN English: The Annual US Esperanto Congress 2017 will be in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, Jun 30 - July 3, 2017.
Website: https://landakongreso.org
To sign up, see: Registration

NASK * 2017 jul 4 - 13 * Summer Courses

EO Esperanto: La bonega kursaro NASK - Nord-Amerika Somera Kursaro okazos de la 4-a de Julio ĝis la 7-a de Julio ĉe Raleigh, Norda Karolino, ĉe la Universitato William Peace. Por vidi pli da detaloj aŭ aliĝi, klaketu ligilon NASK.

EN English: The excellent North American Esperanto Summer Courses (NASK), will be happening from July 4 to 13th, at William Peace University, in Raleigh, North Carolina. To see more details or sign up, click on NASK.

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