We made using the FSI Amharic Basic Course - Volume 2 material easier to use and more effective. You can now read the ebook (in the pane on the left), listen to the audio (pane to the right) and practice your pronunciation (use on the Pronunciation Tool tab on right) all at the same time.

The FSI Amharic Basic Course - Volume 2 material can be used both as a self-guided course or with the assistance of a qualified tutor.

NOTE: Some of these ebooks are quite large and may take a minute to fully load.

Pronunciation tool

NOTE: To read the file, listen to the audios and use the pronunciation tab on your computer or device you need to have a PDF reader and a modern browser.

Amharic Basic Course - Volume 2 - Unit 51

Amharic Basic Course - Volume 2 - Unit 52

Amharic Basic Course - Volume 2 - Unit 53

Amharic Basic Course - Volume 2 - Unit 54

Amharic Basic Course - Volume 2 - Unit 55

Amharic Basic Course - Volume 2 - Unit 56

Amharic Basic Course - Volume 2 - Unit 57

Amharic Basic Course - Volume 2 - Unit 58

Amharic Basic Course - Volume 2 - Unit 59

Amharic Basic Course - Volume 2 - Unit 60

558 Pages of Free Lessons
176 Minutes of Free Audios
175748 KBs of Free Material
FSI Amharic Basic Course - Volume 2 - Image The second volume (of two) of the US Foreign Service Institute Amharic Basic Course includes Units 51-60, an introduction to the writing system, a Reader, and a Glossary.

The linguist in charge of the entire project has been Serge Obolensky, with the assistance of Mr. Debebow Selelie and Mr. Mulugeta Andualem. The Amharic script in the second volume is the work of Mr. Zelelie. Valuable suggestions received from Professor Wolf Leslau during the beginning stages of the work are gratefully acknowledged.

You can find the remaining volume of the FSI Amharic course here: FSI - Amharic Basic Course - Volume 1
Amharic is a Semitic language spoken in Ethiopia. It is the second-most spoken Semitic language in the world, after Arabic, and the official working language of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Thus, it has official status and is used nationwide. Amharic is also the official or working language of several of the states within the federal system. It has been the working language of government, the military, and of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church throughout medieval and modern times. Outside Ethiopia, Amharic is the language of some 2.7 million emigrants. It is written using Amharic Fidel, which grew out of the Ge'ez abugida called, in Ethiopian Semitic languages.
Amharic is spoken in: Ethiopia
Amharic is also called: Abyssinian, Amarigna, Amarinya, Amhara, Amharic, Ethiopian, Falasha

Downloads

To download any of the files below to your default download location, just click on the link.
To download the link to a specific location, right-click on the link of the file you want to download. A menu should appear on your screen when you do. From that menu select "Save Link As..." (the exact wording can vary depending on your browser or operating system).