Peace Corps - Learning Chichewa Book 1

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Zambia: 1994-present
Mozambique: 1998-present
Malawi: 1963-1976, 1978-present

Zambia: Education, Business, Health
Mozambique: Education, Health
Malawi: Education, Environment, Health

These lessons in Chichewa, the official language of Malawi, aim to enable the student to achieve working competency in the language in the shortest time possible. The NA" lessons in the book present basic grammatical patterns through explicit discussions of the patterns involved. The "B" lessons present language in use. They contain dialogs, monologues, narratives, proverbs, riddles, and exercises based on these forms of communication. The text is Illustrated with pen-and-ink drawings.

Chewa, is the Malawian dialect very similar, though not the same as Nyanja, is a language of the Bantu language family. The noun class prefix chi- is used for languages, so the language is also known as Chichewa and Chinyanja (spelled Cinyanja in Zambia), and locally Nyasa in Mozambique.

Chewa is spoken in: Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe

Chewa is also called: Chinyanja, Nyanja, Chichea

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