More Information on US Peace Corps Bislama Courses
This workbook has three goals:
To introduce you to Bislama, the national language of Vanuatu.
To give you tips that will help you gain a functional knowledge of Bislama as quickly as possible.
To provide you with exercises and notes that reinforce important elements of Peace Corps Vanuatu's Pre-Service Training (PST).
Your knowledge of Bislama is very important to your effectiveness as a Peace Corps volunteer in Vanuatu. However, there is limited Bislama teaching/learning time during PST. The workbook provides you an opportunit... Read Full Description
The US Peace Corps Bislama language course comprises of 13 lessons starting with the sounds of Bislama. This section discusses the five vowels and their pronunciation at the same time a run through of letter combinations with emphasis on the letter combinations in English that are transliterated and pronounced as a single letter in Bislama. The rest of the lessons are the following:
Lesson 2: Introducing Yourself and Greetings
Lesson 3: At the Market - Long Maket
Lesson 4: Shopping - Soping
Lesson 5: Asking and Giving Directions - Askem mo GivimDaereksen
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The purpose of this handbook is to give you, as a Peace Corps Volunteer, some useful suggestions and ideas about how you can improve your language learning. You have a limited time to learn a new language which will be important to your effectiveness on the job as a Peace Corps Volunteer. You can best use your language learning time by using effective language learning strategies. A learning strategy is a technique you can use to improve your language skills. Read this handbook, consider which learning strategies might fit you the best, and then experiment with the strategies. This handbook is ... Read Full Description