Peace Corps - Introduction to Spoken Sesotho

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US Peace Corps Sesotho  - Image COURSE OVERVIEW
The present volume a is 176-unit course in spoken Sesotho , designed to Peace Corps volunteers prepare to communicate using basic patterns in the commonly sentence most encountered cultural contexts. The units, or "microwave cycles" are presented in two phase, "manipulative" and "communicative" oral practices. The Sesotho material appears in phonemic transcription with English glosses. Extensive cultural as well as grammatical notes to the student make up the integral part of the course.

PROGRAMS THAT USED THIS LANGUAGE
Lesotho: 1967-present

PROGRAM SECTORS
Lesotho: Education, Community Development, Health, Business

The Sotho language, also known as Sesotho, Southern Sotho, or Southern Sesotho, is a Bantu language spoken primarily in South Africa, where it is one of the 11 official languages, and in Lesotho, where it is the national language. It is an agglutination language which uses numerous affixes and derivational and inflectional rules to build complete words.

Sotho is a Southern Bantu language, belonging to the NigerCongo language family within the Sotho languages branch of Zone S. It is most closely related to other major languages in the SothoTswana language group: Tswana (Setswana), the Northern Sotho languages (Sesotho sa Leboa), Kgalagari (SheKgalagari) and Lozi (Silozi). Sesotho is, and has always been, the name of the language in the language itself, and this term has come into wider use in English since the 1980s, especially in South African English and in Lesotho.

Sesotho is the auto-glottonym or name of the language used by its native speakers as defined by the United Nations. Sotho is the hetero-glottonym. It is also sometimes referred to as Southern Sotho, principally to distinguish it from Northern Sotho.

Sesotho is spoken in: Lesotho

Sesotho is also called: Sesotho, Southern Sotho, Southern Sesotho

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