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ERIC Number: ED010462
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 384
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Reference Count: 0
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YORUBA, BASIC COURSE.
STEVICK, EARL W.; AND OTHERS
A BASIC COURSE IN YORUBA, A LANGUAGE OF WEST AFRICA, IS PROVIDED IN THIS TEXT. THE COURSE IS DESIGNED TO BE USED WITH TAPE RECORDINGS AND IS DIVIDED INTO THREE PARTS--(1) THREE SERIES OF TONE DRILLS WHICH CONCENTRATE ON THE TONE PATTERNS OF SHORT VOWELS IN SHORT UTTERANCES, THE TONE PATTERNS OF LONG OR DOUBLE VOWELS IN SHORT UTTERANCES, AND THE TONE PATTERNS OF LONGER UTTERANCES, (2) FOLLOWING THE TONE DRILLS IS A SERIES OF 49 LESSON UNITS, OF THESE THE FIRST 20 INTRODUCE AND DRILL THOSE ASPECTS OF THE GRAMMAR WHICH INVOLVE CHANGES IN TONE AND VOWEL LENGTH, NOTES AND EXERCISES ACCOMPANY EACH UNIT, AND (3) FOLLOWING THE LESSON UNITS THEMSELVES IS A SERIES OF SENTENCES, IN THE STYLE OF A PHRASE BOOK, FROM WHICH THE STUDENT IS ENCOURAGED TO CHOOSE THOSE THAT SUIT HIS OWN NEEDS. IN ADDITION TO CHOOSING THE SENTENCES, THE STUDENT HAS THE ADDED RESPONSIBILITY OF CONSTRUCTING HIS OWN EXERCISES BASED ON THEM. THE COURSE AS A WHOLE LEADS THE STUDENT FROM CONTROLLED WORK ON RESTRICTED DRILLS TO EXERCISES WHICH REQUIRE INITIATIVE AND RESPONSIBILITY. (GC)
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Authoring Institution: Foreign Service (Dept. of State), Washington, DC. Foreign Service Inst.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA