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ERIC Number: ED014057
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 1
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A MANUAL OF SPOKEN TIBETAN (LHASA DIALECT).
CHANG, KUN; SHEFTS, BETTY
THIS INTRODUCTORY MANUAL OF SPOKEN TIBETAN IS INTENDED FOR THE ADULT STUDENT WITH SOME KNOWLEDGE OF LINGUISTICS. THE FIRST OF THE ELEVEN UNITS IN THIS TEXT DEALS WITH ASPIRATION, POINTS OF ARTICULATION, VOWELS, TONES, CONSONANT FINALS OF MONOSYLLABIC WORDS, AND STRESS. FOLLOWING UNITS INTRODUCE FURTHER SYNTACTIC FEATURES OF THE LANGUAGE, PRESENTED IN CONTEXTUAL SENTENCES AND ACCOMPANIED BY NUMEROUS EXPLANATORY NOTES. UNITS CONSIST GENERALLY OF A GRAMMAR SECTION, EXERCISES, AND A VOCABULARY LISTING, WITH OCCASIONAL CONVERSATIONAL DIALOGUES WHOSE CONTEXT PROVIDES SOME BACKGROUND IN TIBETAN CULTURE. THE TIBETAN IN THE TEXT AND THE ACCOMPANYING TAPES IS BASED ON THE SPEECH OF AN EDUCATED NATIVE TIBETAN FROM LHASA. A ROMANIZED TRANSCRIPTION IS USED THROUGHOUT THE TEXT. THE TRADITIONAL TIBETAN-SCRIPT COUNTERPARTS OF ALL THE ROMANIZED FORMS USED ARE LISTED IN THE APPENDIX. THIS MANUAL IS PUBLISHED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 98105. (AM)
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Identifiers: China (Tibet)