It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...Read more
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Colloquial Albanian provides a step-by-step course in Albanian as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Albanian in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.
Key features include:
-completely revised and up-to-date new edition
-introduces the learner to standard Albanian with a special unit presenting the main difference between this and the Gheg dialect of Northern Albanian and Kosovo
-topics covered of immediate relevance - greeting, eating out, shopping etc
-rerecorded audio to include plenty of audio exercies
-additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries
Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Albanian will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Albanian.
The complete course comprises the book and audio materials. These are available to purchase separately in paperback, eBook, CD and MP3 format. The paperback and CDs can also be purchased together in the great-value Colloquials pack.
Paperback: 978-0-415-59795-1 (please note this does not include the audio)
eBook: 978-0-203-83996-6 (please note this does not include the audio, available from www.tandfebooks.com)
MP3s: 978-0-415-47111-4 (available from www.tandfebooks.com)
Pack : 978-0-415-59796-8 (paperback and CDs)