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Berntsen, Maxine; Nimbkar, Jai – 1975
This Marathi reference grammar designed for adult students is based on the model of transformational grammar developed by Zellig Harris, and may be of interest to linguists as well. The basic grammatical facts of Marathi are set forth in eleven chapters: (1) the Marathi sound system, (2) the Devenagari script, (3) nouns, pronouns, and adjectives,…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Grammar, Indo European Languages, Instructional Materials
Berntsen, Maxine; Nimbkar, Jai – 1975
This Marathi-English dictionary is intended for the adult student learning Marathi through the medium of English. It contains approximately 10,000 entries, most of which are basic words from which others can be derived. The words constitute a basic vocabulary, including the current meanings, and excluding obsolete meanings. In some cases, the…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Dictionaries, English, Indo European Languages
Berntsen, Maxine; Nimbkar, Jai – 1975
This intermediate reader containing 15 stories has been designed for the adult learner of Marathi with an elementary knowledge of the language. It is intended to increase the students' reading skills and introduce them to some main themes in Maharashtrian life and literature. A brief introduction in English precedes some of the stories. The second…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Dictionaries, Indo European Languages, Instructional Materials
Berntsen, Maxine; Nimbkar, Jai – 1975
This advanced reader, containing ten stories, is designed for adult students of Marathi with an intermediate knowledge of the language. It is intended to increase the students' reading skills and introduce them to some main themes in Maharashtrian life and literature. The selections deal primarily with women and marriage, and religion. It is felt…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Dictionaries, Indo European Languages, Instructional Materials