ERIC Number: ED402738
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Peace Corps/Zambia PST 1995 Special Lessons: Bemba.
Peace Corps (Zambia).
This manual is designed for the Bemba language training of Peace Corps volunteers and focuses on daily communication needs in that context. They consist of: a list of useful "survival" phrases and vocabulary; a noun and affix chart; the national anthem; a section on verb tenses and negation, with extensive grammar and usage notes; notes on interrogatives; and a series of nine lessons (trainer and trainee versions) at beginner and intermediate levels, on water, sanitation, and related health issues. The lessons aim at developing volunteer competencies in: conducting a meeting; examining processes; obtaining technical expertise; and discussing water-borne diseases. Trainer materials include a suggested scenario, cultural notes, suggested classroom techniques, vocabulary list, grammar notes, classroom exercises, and out-of-class tasks. Trainee materials include a text, cultural notes, objectives, vocabulary list, grammar notes, the same exercises and tasks, and in some cases, a self-evaluation question. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bantu Languages, Bemba, Conversational Language Courses, Daily Living Skills, Foreign Countries, Grammar, Interpersonal Communication, Introductory Courses, Negative Forms (Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary Development, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteer Training
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps (Zambia).
Identifiers - Location: Zambia