ERIC Number: ED472918
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Qanimarisaj Qano'jib'alil--Engrandezcamos Nuestro Pensamiento (Let's Broaden Our Thinking). [CD-ROM].
Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC.
This CD-ROM is part of an interactive and dynamic multimedia package of information and games for learning K'iche' and Ixil. The CD-ROMs help bilingual pre-service teachers improve their reading, writing, and listening comprehension skills in their own Mayan language. After a musical and colorful introduction, users may choose introductions to pronunciation guides of all sound combinations, including visual and aural examples of how beginning, middle, and end word placements are pronounced. Aural comparisons are available for hearing the difference among Spanish, K'iche', and Ixil sounds. A vocabulary list of the colors includes games that become progressively more difficult. Games are also available for learning letters and sounds specific to each Mayan language and glottal stops. Although this is an individual self-paced guide, it also includes a teacher's guide that shows how to integrate the CD in a complete course. Inservice teachers can also use or replicate content for classroom use.(VWL)
Descriptors: Bilingual Teachers, Independent Study, Instructional Materials, Multimedia Materials, Native Language Instruction, Preservice Teacher Education, Pronunciation Instruction, Quechua, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Spanish, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Proyecto "Enlace Quiche," Street 3-42, Zone 5, Santa Cruz del Quiche, Quiche, Guatemala C.A. Tel: 502-755-0810; Tel: 502-755-4801; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.enlacequiche.org.gt.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Non-Print Media; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC. United States Agency for International Development.
Authoring Institution: Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC.