LINGUIST List 13.1666

Wed Jun 12 2002

Books: Lang Description: Modern Literary Uzbek

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  1. LINCOM EUROPA, Modern Literary Uzbek by Andr�s J. E. Bodrogligeti

Message 1: Modern Literary Uzbek by Andr�s J. E. Bodrogligeti

Date: 11 Jun 2002 17:52 GMT
Subject: Modern Literary Uzbek by Andr�s J. E. Bodrogligeti

Modern Literary Uzbek.
A Manual for Intensive Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced
Courses [incl. a descriptive grammar of Modern Literary Uzbek].

Andr�s J. E. Bodrogligeti
University of California, Los Angeles

Developed in the regular and intensive courses of the Uzbek Language
and Area Studies Program at UCLA and updated every season for the
Summer Session of the same institution this handbook is a time tested
comprehensive work to provide systematically, arranged and culturally
balanced language materi als for students aiming at wellrounded
composition and conversation compete nce in Modern Literary Uzbek, the
official language of the Republic of Uzbe kistan.

In thirty sizable units the manual presents 60 culturally relevant
readings , 30 topic-oriented conversations, 210 proverbs, 450 phrases,
set expressi ons and idioms, ca. 2000 most frequently used words
proportionally represen ting the semantic fields they belong to. Most
of all, it contains a grammar of the language with illustrations
selected from a rich and varied storeho use of primary sources. Texts
used for two-way translations and topics for directed compositions
reflect the cultural dimensions of the language and a ddress its
functional need in actual circumstances.

The Manual was prepared for class-room use with an instructor of
native or close to native competence in charge. The detailed
grammatical and morphological index, however, makes the Manual also
useful for linguists interested in descriptive grammar.

ISBN 3 89586 695 4.
LINCOM Language Coursebooks 10.
2 vols., each 360pp. Each vol. USD 40 / EUR 44 / � 28.

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