ERIC Number: ED192570
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Sinhala: Basic Course. Module 2: General Conversation.
MacDougall, Bonnie Graham; de Abrew, Kamini
This course on the language of Sri Lanka is intended to be taken under a Sinhala-speaking instructor. This module consists of 90 "cycles," or short lessons, each based on a theme from everyday life. Dialogues appear occasionally among the cycles. Major themes include classroom expressions, terms of address, talking about money, conducting embassy business, taking the bus, knowing languages, the daily routine, the land and the people, paddy cultivation, and traveling by rail and air. In addition to drills and word lists, each lesson includes notes on structures of prominence in that lesson. Many photographs depicting life on Sri Lanka are included. (JB)
Descriptors: Conversational Language Courses, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Education, Dialogs (Language), Grammar, Learning Modules, Postsecondary Education, Second Language Instruction, Singhalese, Speech Instruction
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (No. 044-000-01765-2, $7.50)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Foreign Service (Dept. of State), Washington, DC. Foreign Service Inst.
Identifiers: Sri Lanka
Note: For related documents, see FL 011 698-700. Photographs will not reproduce well.