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ERIC Number: ED014694
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 1
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BASIC COURSE IN FINNISH. URALIC AND ALTAIC SERIES, VOLUME 27.
LEHTINEN, MERI; SEBEOK, THOMAS A.
THIS TEXTBOOK IS INTENDED AS AN INTENSIVE FIRST-YEAR FINNISH COURSE ON THE ADULT LEVEL. THE INTRODUCTION PROVIDES AN EXPLANATION OF THE AURAL-ORAL APPROACH USED IN THE COURSE AS WELL AS AN EXPLANATION OF THE SOUND SYSTEM OF FINNISH AND SUGGESTIONS FOR PRONUNCIATION. THE 33 LESSON UNITS, FIVE OF WHICH ARE REVIEW UNITS, FOLLOW A GENERAL FORMAT--(1) BASIC SENTENCES WHICH INTRODUCE THE NEW POINTS OF GRAMMAR IN EACH LESSON, (2) DIALOGS WHICH INCORPORATE THE NEW ITEMS, (3) GRAMMATICAL EXPLANATIONS AND DRILLS, (4) CONVERSATION SUGGESTIONS, AND (5) READING PASSAGES, WHICH ARE THE ONLY MATERIALS NOT INTENDED TO BE MAINLY ORAL WORK. THE FIRST FEW LESSONS ALSO CONTAIN ADDITIONAL SECTIONS OF USEFUL PHRASES AND SOCIAL USAGES WHICH PROVIDE AN INTRODUCTION TO FINNISH CULTURE. THE APPENDICES INCLUDE FURTHER GRAMMATICAL NOTES, A SECTION OF SONGS, A FINNISH-ENGLISH GLOSSARY, AND AN INDEX. THIS VOLUME IS AVAILABLE FROM THE EDITOR, URALIC AND ALTAIC SERIES, RAYL HOUSE, INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA 47401, FOR $15.00. (AMM)
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Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington.
Identifiers: FINLAND