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ERIC Number: ED013439
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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KURDISH BASIC COURSE, DIALECT OF SULAIMANIA, IRAQ.
ABDULLA, JAMAL JALAL; MCCARUS, ERNEST N.
THIS BEGINNING COURSE, DESIGNED FOR THE STUDENT WITH SOME KNOWLEDGE OF LINGUISTICS, FOLLOWS THE AUDIOLINGUAL APPROACH IN TEACHING THE PHONOLOGY, BASIC STRUCTURE, AND VOCABULARY OF THE EDUCATED KURDISH DIALECT OF SULAIMANIA, IRAQ. THE CULTURAL CONTENT OF THE MATERIAL PROVIDES THE STUDENT WITH A GENERAL BACKGROUND OF SULAIMANIAN CULTURE. PART I, PHONOLOGY, INTRODUCES AND CLASSIFIES THE KURDISH SOUND SYSTEM AND INCLUDES CONTRASTIVE DRILLS ON THE MOST DIFFICULT CONSONANTS. PART II, SPOKEN KURDISH, CONSISTS OF 13 LESSON UNITS CONTAINING BASIC SENTENCE SECTIONS IN WHICH NEW WORDS AND STRUCTURES ARE INTRODUCED THROUGH BUILD-UPS, SECTIONS ON VOCABULARY, GRAMMATICAL NOTES, AND DRILLS. PART III, WRITTEN KURDISH, INTRODUCES THE WRITING SYSTEM WHICH IS BASED ON THE ARABIC-PERSIAN SCRIPT. THE KURDISH ALPHABETIC FORMS ARE CONTRASTED WITH ARABIC AND PERSIAN. A TRANSITION IS ALSO MADE IN THESE UNITS FROM CONVERSATIONAL TO LITERARY STYLE. PART III MAY BE USED AFTER COMPLETION OF, OR CONCURRENTLY WITH, PART II. IT MAY ALSO BE USED CONCURRENTLY WITH "NEWSPAPER KURDISH" (VOLUME I OF THE READERS OF THE SAME COURSE). ALSO INCLUDED IN THE COURSE ARE TAPE RECORDINGS AND A "KURDISH-ENGLISH DICTIONARY" BY THE SAME AUTHORS. THESE MATERIALS ARE PUBLISHED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN PRESS, 615 EAST UNIVERSITY STREET, ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, 48106. (AM)
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Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor.
Identifiers: ARABIC PERSIAN WRITING SYSTEM; IRANIAN LANGUAGES; IRAQ