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This instructional guide for Sesotho (spoken in several areas of Africa by about 6 million people) is designed for the training of Peace Corps volunteers in Africa. The first two chapters outline Sesotho phonology (phonetics, articulation, and speech sounds and patterns not present in English) and tone and length, grammatical structure (class and concord system), and sentence structure. Subsequent chapters are 21 thematic or topical instructional units consisting of brief dialogues with English translation, cultural and grammar notes, and exercises. Unit topics are daily living skills, daily ac... Read Full Description
The Sesotho course is designed to teach you the basic survival level you would need. This covers the following subjects:
Chapter 1: Doing as the Romans Do! The Romans Do What?
Chapter 2: Verbs? We're Moving Now!
Chapter 3: Nouns? Now You're Talking!
Chapter 4: More Verbs? For The Smooth-Talking Roman!
Chapter 5: Situation Examples For Practice Dialogue
Chapter 6: Pronunciation And Comprehension Guide
Chapter 7: List Of Other Important Greetings
Chapter 8: The Noun Classes: Quick Reference Charts
Chapter 9: Grammatical Terms
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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.
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