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Johnson, Wallace, Ed. – 1978
This modern Chinese textbook offers three main features. It contains a graded selection of Chinese writings on international relations by some of the most important modern Chinese writers, representing a wide range of viewpoints. Secondly, all new words and phrases encountered in the lessons are defined in Chinese, so that the reader becomes…
Descriptors: Chinese, Chinese Culture, Glossaries, Higher Education
Johnson, Wallace, Ed. – 1978
This textbook, written in Chinese, is intended for advanced students of the language. It contains a graded selection of writings by some of the most important modern Chinese writers. The lessons, divided into four main groups, present several prose styles of differing complexity. Each lesson has five parts: a short biography of the author, a…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Chinese, Chinese Culture, Glossaries
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
Johnson, Wallace, Ed. – 1978
This modern Chinese textbook offers three main features. It contains a graded selection of writings in Chinese by some of the most important modern Chinese writers, representing a wide range of viewpoints. Secondly, all new words and phrases encountered in the lessons are defined in Chinese, so that the reader becomes accustomed to the use of…
Descriptors: Chinese, Chinese Culture, Glossaries, Higher Education
Johnson, Wallace, Ed. – 1978
This textbook, written in Chinese, is intended for advanced students of the language. It contains a graded selection of writings by some of the most important modern Chinese writers. The lessons, divided into four main groups, present several prose styles of differing complexity. Each lesson has five parts: a short biography of the author, a…
Descriptors: Art, Art History, Chinese, Chinese Culture
Goldstein, Melvyn C. – 1973
This textbook is designed to teach modern literary Tibetan and to serve as a grammar and handbook of standard Tibetan. The development of modern written Tibetan has been so influenced by printed materials from many surrounding countries that it is vastly different from classical Tibetan. Borrowings of vocabulary, style, and grammar have created a…
Descriptors: Autoinstructional Aids, Grammar, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction
Gair, James W.; Karunatilaka, W. S. – 1976
This collection of twenty-seven short readings is intended to augment the readings in the authors' previous work, "Literary Sinhala" (1974). These selections are intended to serve as further exemplification of the grammatical material in that text. The selections here are mostly contemporary prose in several styles, ranging from fiction…
Descriptors: Grammar, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Language Styles