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Books: Applied Ling/Socioling: Ahmed

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        1.     Ulrich Lueders , A Guide to Teaching and Learning Hausa as a Foreign Language: Ahmed


Message 1: A Guide to Teaching and Learning Hausa as a Foreign Language: Ahmed
Date: 27-Jan-2012
From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de>
Subject: A Guide to Teaching and Learning Hausa as a Foreign Language: Ahmed
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Title: A Guide to Teaching and Learning Hausa as a Foreign Language
Series Title: LINCOM Language Coursebooks 14
Published: 2012
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
                http://www.lincom.eu

Book URL: http://lincom-shop.eu

Author: Aishatu Iya Ahmed
Paperback: ISBN: 9783862882779 Pages: 212 Price: Europe EURO 44.80
Abstract:

A guide to teaching and learning Hausa as a foreign language is designed in
such a way that language is blended with culture. The book is divided into
thirteen units and each unit has topics on linguistic aspects of the language
as well as culture related matters. The language aspect discusses the basic
things Hausa learners need to learn to help them acquire a comprehensive
knowledge of the language as well as to enable them to communicate
effectively in it. The linguistic topics discussed include Hausa consonants,
vowels and diphthongs; word formation, tones, orthography, parts of speech
and sentence structure.

The culture section of the book puts emphasis on some cultural aspects of
the language that learners need to know. These include various forms of
greetings, kinship terms, condolences, traditional names, counting, Hausa
wedding, naming ceremony, bargaining, Sallah festivals in Hausaland and
Hausa crafts such as dying, barbering and butchering. Photographs of some
cultural events also back the culture section of the book. Furthermore,
adequate Hausa sentences have been provided in the book with their English
equivalents for learners to practice.

Linguistic Field(s): African linguistics
                            Applied Linguistics
                            General Linguistics
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Hausa (hau)

Written In: English (eng)

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