The most informative Lao language book for foreigners. Designed for either self-study or classroom use. It teaches all four language skills speaking, listening (when used in conjunction with the CDs), reading and writing. Offers clear, easy, step-by-step instruction, building on what has been previously learned. Three CDs follow along with lessons in the book.Catlett, Jake is the author of 'Vietnamese for Beginners', published 2006 under ISBN 9781887521543 and ISBN 1887521542.