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ERIC Number: ED012023
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 536
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Reference Count: 0
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SHONA BASIC COURSE.
STEVICK, EARL W.
THIS BASIC COURSE IN SHONA, ONE OF THE TWO PRINCIPAL LANGUAGES OF RHODESIA AND PARTS OF ADJACENT MOZAMBIQUE, IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE THE STUDENT WITH DIALOG THAT RELATE TO SOME OF THE SITUATIONS IN WHICH HE IS LIKELY TO USE THE LANGUAGE, AS WELL AS PROVIDE HIM WITH SYSTEMATIC PRACTICE ON ALL MAJOR POINTS OF GRAMMAR. THE TEXT CONSISTS OF 49 UNITS OF DIALOGS AND DRILLS, EACH UNIT PRESENTING SPECIFIC FEATURES OF STRUCTURE WITH EXPLANATORY NOTES. A SHONA-ENGLISH INDEXED GLOSSARY IS APPENDED. BECAUSE SHONA, A TONE LANGUAGE, CONSISTS OF A NUMBER OF DIALECTS, THE TEXT ATTEMPTS TO REPRESENT SIMULTANEOUSLY IN THE TRANSCRIPTION SEVERAL DIFFERENT PRONUNCIATIONS, IN TONE AS WELL AS IN VOWELS AND CONSONANTS. SHONA TEXTS, EXERCISES, AND VOICING FOR THE ACCOMPANYING TAPES WERE FURNISHED BY MR. AND MRS. MATTHEW MATARANYIKA. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402, FOR $2.50. (AMM)
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Authoring Institution: Foreign Service (Dept. of State), Washington, DC. Foreign Service Inst.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA; MOZAMBIQUE; RHODESIA