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ERIC Number: ED016196
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 1
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KANNADA--A CULTURAL INTRODUCTION TO THE SPOKEN STYLES OF THE LANGUAGE.
KRISHNAMURTHI, M.G.; MCCORMACK, WILLIAM
THE TWENTY GRADED UNITS IN THIS TEXT CONSTITUTE AN INTRODUCTION TO BOTH INFORMAL AND FORMAL SPOKEN KANNADA. THE FIRST TWO UNITS PRESENT THE KANNADA MATERIAL IN PHONETIC TRANSCRIPTION ONLY, WITH KANNADA SCRIPT GRADUALLY INTRODUCED FROM UNIT III ON. A TYPICAL LESSON-UNIT INCLUDES--(1) A DIALOG IN PHONETIC TRANSCRIPTION AND ENGLISH TRANSLATION, (2) SEVERAL SHORT GRAMMAR PARAGRAPHS WITH EXAMPLES OF THE GRAMMAR POINT BEING TAUGHT WRITTEN IN PHONETIC TRANSCRIPTION AND KANNADA SCRIPT, (3) CLASSROOM SUBSTITUTION AND TRANSFORMATION PATTERN DRILLS, (4) OCCASIONAL CULTURAL NOTES, AND (5) OPTIONAL PRONUNCIATION, VOCABULARY, OR ALPHABET DRILLS. AN IMPORTANT FEATURE OF THIS TEXT IS THE ATTENTION GIVEN THROUGHOUT TO STYLE LEVELS AND PROPER SOCIAL USAGES. THE AUTHOR HAS CHOSEN TO PRESENT A"SYNTHETIC STYLE OF ELEMENTARY KANNADA WHICH WILL BE USABLE IN ALL FOUR (MAJOR) DIALECT ZONES AND REGARDLESS OF THE STATUS OF THE ADDRESSEE." THIS TEXT IS PUBLISHED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN PRESS, BOX 1379, MADISON, WISCONSIN 53701, AND IS AVAILABLE FOR $5.00. (JD)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison.
Identifiers: India (Davangere); India (Mysore State); India (South)