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ERIC Number: ED012022
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 381
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Reference Count: 0
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MORE BASIC COURSE.
LEHR, MARIANNE; AND OTHERS
THIS BASIC COURSE IN MORE, AN AFRICAN TONE LANGUAGE SPOKEN BY THE MOSSI PEOPLE OF UPPER VOLTA, IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE THE STUDENT WITH DIALOGS THAT RELATE TO SOME OF THE FIRST SITUATIONS IN WHICH HE IS LIKELY TO USE THE LANGUAGE, AS WELL AS WITH SYSTEMATIC PRACTICE IN ALL MAJOR POINTS OF GRAMMAR. THE COURSE COMPRISES 48 UNITS DIVIDED INTO THREE CYCLES. CYCLE ONE IS DEVOTED MAINLY TO SOCIALLY USEFUL SET EXPRESSIONS AND TO GENERAL NOTES ON SOCIAL USAGE AND THE MAJOR POINTS OF GRAMMAR. CYCLE TWO CONCENTRATES ON DEVELOPING FULLER CONTROL OF THE LANGUAGE STRUCTURE WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF HIGH FREQUENCY SITUATIONS. CYCLE THREE PRESENTS ADDITIONAL MATERIAL FOR COMPREHENSION AND CONVERSATION PRACTICE AIMED AT THE CONSOLIDATION OF SKILLS DEVELOPED IN CYCLE TWO. THE INTRODUCTION PROVIDES A SYNOPSIS OF THE STRUCTURE AND PHONOLOGY. A MORE-ENGLISH GLOSSARY OF STEMS AND RELATED WORDS, AND AN INDEX OF STRUCTURES ARE APPENDED. THE ACCOMPANYING TAPE RECORDINGS AND TEXT WERE BASED ON THE SPEECH OF ADAMA BALIMA, A MOSSI FROM UPPER VOLTA. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402, FOR $1.75. (AMM)
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Authoring Institution: Foreign Service (Dept. of State), Washington, DC. Foreign Service Inst.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA