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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
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
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 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
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
Leslau, Wolf – 1973
This reader is intended to provide material for the intermediate-level student of Amharic, as well as to introduce the student to the cultural and social life of Ethiopia. The 39 texts were each prepared by a different student at Haile Selassie I University, thus providing the reader with a variety of language styles. The Amharic texts are…
Descriptors: Afro Asiatic Languages, Amharic, Cultural Background, Instructional Materials