ERIC Number: ED313893
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Chichewa Language Manual. Peace Corps Malawi.
Samu, Samu M.
This Peace Corps guide to individual, independent, or group study of Chichewa provides basic conversational vocabulary and phrases necessary for Peace Corps volunteer survival skills in Malawi. The 20 lessons consist of dialogues, vocabulary, and exercises on these topics: greetings; self-introduction; discussing others; relatives; professions; asking and telling directions; traveling; using the bus; requests, apologies, and gratitude; telling time; counting; days, weeks, months, and years; weather; at home and in the village; household chores; identification of objects and domestic animals; at the market; locatives and possessives; parts of the body; at the hospital; entertainment; clothes and colors; hiring help; and expressing feelings. Appended materials include additional helpful grammatical information, useful vocabulary, a summary of verb forms and tenses, health-related dialogues and vocabulary, proverbs, and songs to assist in language training. (MSE)
Descriptors: African Languages, Conversational Language Courses, Daily Living Skills, Dialogs (Language), Foreign Countries, Form Classes (Languages), Grammar, Independent Study, Instructional Materials, Interpersonal Communication, Proverbs, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Songs, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Malawi