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ERIC Number: ED013440
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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KURDISH READERS. PART I, NEWSPAPER KURDISH.
ABDULLA, JAMAL JALAL; MCCARUS, ERNEST N.
ASSUMING A MASTERY OF THE CONTENTS OF THE "BASIC COURSE IN KURDISH" (BY THE SAME AUTHORS), THIS READER PRESENTS A VARIETY OF 28 ARTICLES SELECTED FROM THE IRAQI NEWSPAPERS "ZHIN" AND "KHEBAT." EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH A SELECTION WRITTEN IN KURDISH (MODIFIED ARABIC-PERSIAN) SCRIPT, FOLLOWED BY PHONEMIC TRANSCRIPTION (IN THE FIRST 15 LESSONS), A GLOSSARY, EXERCISES ON SENTENCE STRUCTURE AND VOCABULARY, AND A KURDISH PROVERB. THE SULAIMANIA KURDISH DIALECT USED IN THIS SERIES IS THE CULTURALLY PRESTIGIOUS DIALECT OF IRAQI KURDISTAN, AND THE LANGUAGE OF ALL TEXTBOOKS AND OTHER OFFICIAL KURDISH PUBLICATIONS. THE INTRODUCTION INCLUDES A BRIEF HISTORY OF KURDISH LITERARY CULTURE. THE VOCABULARY USED IN THIS READER AND THE SUCCEEDING READERS "KURDISH ESSAYS" AND "KURDISH SHORT STORIES" IS INCLUDED IN THE "KURDISH-ENGLISH DICTIONARY" BY THE SAME AUTHORS. THIS DOCUMENT IS 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