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ERIC Number: ED018784
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 322
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Reference Count: 0
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LESSONS IN SANGO. VOLUME I, BASIC COURSE IN SANGO.
SAMARIN, WILLIAM J.
THE 25 LESSONS IN THIS TEXT ARE DESIGNED TO TEACH SPOKEN SANGO TO SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH. THE AUTHOR FEELS THAT WITH SUFFICIENT APPLICATION "A STUDENT OUGHT TO BE ABLE TO SPEAK THE LANGUAGE IN ABOUT THREE MONTHS" AND HE HAS INCLUDED HERE WHAT HE CONSIDERS THE MOST IMPORTANT SANGO GRAMMATICAL MATERIAL AND NON-FRENCH VOCABULARY. GENERALLY THE LESSONS CONSIST OF A CONVERSATION, GRADED GRAMMATICAL NOTES, GRAMMATICAL DRILLS, PHONOLOGICAL DRILLS, AND VOCABULARY. ALL THE CONVERSATIONS CONCERN REALISTIC SITUATIONS IN CENTRAL AFRICA AND ARE BASED ON SPONTANEOUS RECORDINGS. THESE LESSONS ALSO CONTAIN EXTENSIVE SECTIONS OF CONNECTED DISCOURSE TO ENABLE THE STUDENT TO UNDERSTAND AND PRODUCE STRETCHES OF SPEECH LONGER THAN THE SENTENCES FOUND IN THE DIALOGS. ALL SANGO MATERIAL IS WRITTEN IN AN ORTHOGRAPHY ARRIVED AT THROUGH COMPARISON OF THE VARIOUS SPELLING SYSTEMS NOW IN USE IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC. FOR INFORMATION CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY OF THIS AND OTHER SANGO MATERIALS, THE AUTHOR'S ADDRESS IS--GRACE COLLEGE, P.O. BOX 397, WINONA LAKE, INDIANA 46590. (JD)
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Authoring Institution: Grace Theological Seminary and Grace Coll., Winona Lake, IN.
Identifiers: CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC