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LINGUIST List 23.249

Fri Jan 13 2012

Books: Applied Ling/Lang Acq: Inomkhojayev

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        1.     Jackie Beilhart , Pashto: Inomkhojayev


Message 1: Pashto: Inomkhojayev
Date: 12-Jan-2012
From: Jackie Beilhart <jb594georgetown.edu>
Subject: Pashto: Inomkhojayev
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Title: Pashto
Subtitle: An Elementary Textbook
Published: 2011
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
                http://www.press.georgetown.edu

Book URL: http://press.georgetown.edu/book/languages/pashto

Author: Rahmon Inomkhojayev
Paperback: ISBN: 9781589017733 Pages: 390 Price: U.S. $ 69.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781589017740 Pages: 336 Price: U.S. $ 69.95
Abstract:

Pashto, designated a critical language by the US Department of Defense, is
one of two official languages of Afghanistan and is also spoken in parts of
Pakistan. Designed to cover a beginning level of language instruction,
Pashto: An Elementary Textbook provides learners and instructors with a
wide selection of task-oriented, communicative language materials to
facilitate the development of language learning. It features a functional
approach to grammar, an emphasis on integrated skills development, and the
use of authentic materials.

The activities provided in the textbook will help learners to develop strong
skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. In addition to the cultural
background embedded in the video materials, the textbook contains cultural
notes that improve competency.

Each volume includes:
-a CD-ROM featuring authentic audio and video materials to accompany the
text
-extensive Pashto-English and English-Pashto glossaries
-material for teaching the Arabic-based Pashto alphabet
-color illustrations and photographs throughout

Topics covered
Volume 1: The Pashto alphabet, writing, reading, pronunciation, greetings and
introductions, university life, daily activities, in the city, and family

Volume 2: Seasons, weather, holidays, health, food, sport, and shopping

Minimum System Requirements
-IntelĀ® PentiumĀ® II 1.26 GHz or faster processor (or equivalent); Mac OS
10.5 or higher
-512 MB of RAM
-CD Drive
-Speakers or headphones

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): Pashto, Central (pst)
                            Pashto, Northern (pbu)
                            Pashto, Southern (pbt)
Language Family(ies): Indo-European

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/pubs/books/get-book.cfm?BookID=58871



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