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ERIC Number: ED054675
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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The Oriya Language Textbook Series, Volume One: Introduction to Oriya.
Matson, Dan M.
Oriya, a language spoken by approximately 14 million Indians who live along the coast of the Bay of Bengal, is the subject of this introductory language text. The basic, grammatical framework of Oriya is developed in this volume. Presentation of the orthographic system is achieved through the Romanization of the Oriya alphabet. Short dialogues with translated English versions serve as the basis of each chapter's work. Translation exercises are included in each of the 13 lessons. A transition from the Romanized transcription to Oriyan calligraphy is gradually developed for the beginning student. For the companion documents see FL 002 544, FL 002 545, FL 002 546, FL 002 547, FL 002 548, FL 002 549, and FL 002 599. (RL)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Ethnic Groups, 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, Unwritten Language
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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 - Location: India