ERIC Number: ED454700
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-May
Reference Count: N/A
Corps de la Paix Madagascar Livre du Stagiare. Langue: Malagasy Ofisialy (Peace Corps Madagascar Volunteer Manual. Language: Official Malagasy).
Tshiangale, Mupemba Wa
This manual for Malagasy is designed for the specific language instruction needs of Peace Corps personnel working in Madagascar. It is written primarily in English and Malagasy, with introductory sections in French. It consists of 29 topical lessons, each geared to a specific domain and competency and containing information on needed materials, warm-up exercises, notes on classroom presentation, cultural information, exercises, a brief dialogue, new vocabulary, and exercises on cultural content, grammar, vocabulary, and conversational skills. Lesson topics include: personal identification and greetings, food, market shopping, time, calendars, giving and understanding directions, social relationships, daily activities, seasons, health matters, work environment, transportation, and safety and security. A summary chart of domains, competencies, and related vocabulary, grammar, and language functions for the lessons is included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Contrastive Linguistics, Cultural Awareness, Daily Living Skills, Dialogs (Language), Family (Sociological Unit), Food, Grammar, Health, Housing, Hygiene, Interpersonal Communication, Language Patterns, Language Skills, Malagasy, Phonology, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Skill Development, Standard Spoken Usage, Transportation, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary Development, Weather, Work Environment
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Antananarivo (Madagascar).