ERIC Number: ED402744
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Guarani I and Work Book (For Peace Corps Volunteers).
Peace Corps (Paraguay).
This workbook is designed for the Guarani language training of Peace Corps volunteers in Paraguay, and the content focuses on daily communication needs in that context. The workbook contains nine thematic instructional units based on performance objectives. A brief introduction gives an overview of Guarani's origins, distribution, and phonology. The instructional units specify objectives and contain vocabulary and phrase lists, notes on grammar and usage, and exercises to reinforce learning. Unit topics include: greetings, introductions, and personal identification; family; describing daily work and activities; social activities; describing people; expressing time; giving and getting directions; food; and housing. The text is entirely in Spanish and Guarani, with only occasional notations in English. (MSE)
Descriptors: Alphabets, American Indian Languages, Behavioral Objectives, Conversational Language Courses, Daily Living Skills, Dialogs (Language), Foreign Countries, Grammar, Guarani, Interpersonal Communication, Introductory Courses, Language Usage, Phonology, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Sociocultural Patterns, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Units of Study, Vocabulary Development, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteer Training
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps (Paraguay).
Identifiers - Location: Paraguay