The official language in Croatia is Croatian. It is a South Slavic language and along with Serbian and Bosnian it belongs to the Central South Slavic diasystem. In writing the Croatian alphabet is used, which is a variant of the Latin alphabet. The alphabet was modelled after the Czech alphabet and contains one letter of the Latin script for each sound in the language (30 letters in total).
A foreigner may decide to learn Croatian in one of the private language schools offering Croatian for foreigners. An overview of the providers of Croatian courses for foreigners can be found on Study in Croatia Portal.
Useful Croatian words and phrases