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ERIC Number: ED054695
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
The Oriya Language Textbook Series, Volume Two: The Oriya Writing System--A Programmed Instruction Manual.
Matson, Dan M.
The purpose of this text is to teach the beginning student to use the Oriya writing system, used principally by some 14 million Indians who live along the coast of the Bay of Bengal. The 16 lessons are designed to enable the student to progress at his own speed and to keep a constant check on his control of the material covered. It is suggested that work be started soon after the beginning of study of Oriya and continued along with intensive conversational work. The programed material focuses on the student's mastery of five fundamental groups of letters classified as Spikes, Hooks, Hoops, Handles, and Hatracks. The distinctions between transcription and orthography are clarified, and exercises are included in each lesson. For the companion documents see FL 002 543, FL 002 544, FL 002 545, FL 002 546, FL 002 547, FL 002 548, and FL 002 549. (RL)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Form Classes (Languages), Grammar, Grammar Translation Method, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Language Patterns, Listening Comprehension, Modern Languages, Orthographic Symbols, Romanization, Second Language Learning, Spelling, Teaching Methods, Traditional Grammar, Translation, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Writing Exercises, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Asian Studies Center.; Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY.
Identifiers: India; Oriya
Note: South Asia Series, Occasional Paper No. 15