23.249, Books: Applied Ling/Lang Acq: Inomkhojayev

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Date: 12-Jan-2012
From: Jackie Beilhart [jb594 at georgetown.edu]
Subject: Pashto: Inomkhojayev


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Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 15:09:04
From: Jackie Beilhart [jb594 at georgetown.edu]
Subject: Pashto: Inomkhojayev

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Title: Pashto 
Subtitle: An Elementary Textbook 
Publication Year: 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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