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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
Barker, Muhammad Abd-Al-Rahman; And Others – 1977
This is the third of three volumes intended to be used as pedagogical materials in advanced Urdu courses at Western colleges and universities. An optional set of tape recordings and an optional set of 35mm slides accompany the three-volume work. Volume III first includes an appendix describing the phonemic alphabet (with rough correspondences to…
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Form Classes (Languages), Higher Education, Instructional Materials
Barker, Muhammad Abd-Al-Rahman; And Others – 1977
This is the second of three volumes intended to be used as pedagogical materials in advanced Urdu courses at Western colleges and universities. An optional set of tape recordings and an optional set of 35mm slides accompany the three-volume work. Volume II includes the translation and commentaries (where needed) of all the verses presented in the…
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction
Barker, Muhammad Abd-Al-Rahman; And Others – 1977
This is the first of three volumes intended to be used as pedagogical materials in advanced Urdu courses at Western colleges and universities. An optional set of tape recordings and an optional set of 35mm slides accompany the three-volume work. Volume I contains the Urdu texts of the selections, plus a section of exercises. The work of 34 poets…
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction
Bagari, Dauda M.; And Others – 1976
The text consists of 22 lessons and is intended as a supplementary text for intermediate and advanced Hausa students. All but three of the lessons contain a reading selection, a set of discussion questions, a list of idioms from the reading along with other expressions that are semantically or syntactically related, exercises to test for mastery…
Descriptors: Chad Languages, Grammar, Guides, Hausa
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
1975
The translator selected six short stories by modern Indian writers and compiled them as a reader for advanced students of Hindi and Area Studies. The Hindi text on the right-hand page is translated into English on the left. The stories were selected to include vignettes of urban and rural life and characters from both middle and lower class…
Descriptors: Anthologies, Hindi, Indians, Instructional Materials
Schiffman, Harold F. – 1971
Part 1 of this reader consists of transcriptions of five Tamil radio plays, with exercises, notes, and discussion. Part 2 is a synopsis grammar and a glossary. Both are intended for advanced students of Tamil who have had at least two years of instruction in the spoken language at the college level. The materials have been tested in classroom use…
Descriptors: Adjectives, Conversational Language Courses, Drama, Dravidian Languages
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Petrov, Julia A., Comp.; McLane, Kathleen, Ed. – 1977
This cumulative bibliography lists the research and instructional materials completed by October 30, 1976, under NDEA Title VI, Section 602. The bibliography is designed for use by scholars, curriculum specialists, and program planners concerned particularly with the teaching and learning of foreign languages and the availability of instructional…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies, Bibliographies, Conference Reports
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