ERIC Number: ED055490
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Albanian Geography and History.
Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC.
This volume supplements lessons 1-120 in the "Albanian Basic Course" developed by the Defense Language Institute. New words and idioms are introduced, and historical, political, cultural, and geographic information about Albania focuses on contemporary life. It is suggested that the work in this text be initiated during the final phase of the basic course. The section on the geography of Albania discusses size and borders, topography, climate, agriculture and sheep farming, mines and industry, trade, and administrative apportionment. Extensive information on the various districts is provided. The historical material reviews the origins of Albania and concludes with a discussion of the Albanian alliance with the People's Republic of China. (RL)
Descriptors: Albanian, Cultural Education, Geography, Indo European Languages, Instructional Materials, Intensive Language Courses, Military Personnel, Modern Languages, Reading Materials, Topography, Vocabulary Development
Director, Defense Language Institute, Department of the Army, U.S. Naval Station, Anacostia Annex, Washington, D.C. 20390 (With specific permission)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Defense, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC.