ERIC Number: ED353811
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Ukrainian: Language Competencies for Peace Corps Volunteers in Ukraine.
Pylypiuk, Natalia; And Others
The text is designed for classroom and self-study of Ukrainian by Peace Corps volunteers training to serve in the Ukraine. It consists of language and culture lessons on 12 topics: personal identification; classroom communication; conversation with a host family; food; getting and giving directions, and public transportation; the communications system; shopping; social situations; housing; workplace language; medical and health assistance; and use of community services. An introductory section outlines major phonological and grammatical characteristics of the Ukrainian language and features of the Cyrillic alphabet. Subsequent sections contain the language lessons, organized by topic and each introduced with cultural notes. Each lesson consists of a prescribed competency, a brief dialogue, vocabulary list, and notes on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and spelling. Appended materials include a list of the competencies in English, definitions of grammatical terms, more extensive notes on declensions and verb conjugations, and topical vocabulary lists. (MSE)
Descriptors: Alphabets, Classroom Communication, Competency Based Education, Cultural Context, Cultural Traits, Daily Living Skills, Dialogs (Language), Family Life, Food, Foreign Countries, Government (Administrative Body), Grammar, Independent Study, Intercultural Communication, Job Skills, Monetary Systems, Non Roman Scripts, Phonology, Pronunciation, Public Agencies, Transportation, Ukrainian, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary Development, Volunteer Training
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Ukraine