Tajiki: An Elementary Textbook, One-Year Course Bundle

Tajiki: An Elementary Textbook, One-Year Course Bundle

By: Nasrullo Khojayori (author)Paperback

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Tajiki, a variety of modern Persian spoken in Central Asia, is the official language of Tajikistan; most speakers of Tajiki live in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. This specially-priced bundle of Volumes 1 and 2 of Tajiki: An Elementary Textbook covers one year of instruction. Each volume of Tajiki uses the latest pedagogical thinking to teach basic communication skills and linguistic forms in their cultural context. Tested in the classroom, Tajiki enhances students' exposure to the language by providing the only authentic video and audio available in Tajiki. Each volume contains a CD-ROM that includes authentic audio and video materials to accompany the text and extra exercises, all in Flash format and all of which are keyed to the textbook. Each book also includes an extensive glossary, maps of the world labeled in Tajiki, and four-color illustrations and photographs throughout. Topics CoveredVolume One (first semester): Greetings, the Tajiki alphabet, the classroom, professions, introductions, nationalities and places of origin, weather, telling time, family, money, food Volume Two (second semester): Sports, cooking and ordering meals, clothing, travel, months, seasons, holidays, body parts, medicine, university life, housing (city and village), regions and religions of Tajikistan Minimum System Requirements* Intel(R) Pentium(R) II 450 MHz or faster processor (or equivalent); Mac OS 10.4 or higher* 128 MB of RAM* CD Drive* Speakers or headphones

About Author

Nasrullo Khojayori is a software developer at Transparent Language, Inc. He received his PhD in 2000 from the Institute of Tajik Language and Literature of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan. He has taught Tajiki and Persian and has served as lead developer of Tajiki language materials at the Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region at Indiana University.


Volume 1Scope and SequencePreface, A Note for the InstructorIntroduction to Tajiki1. Tajiki Alphabet2. Classroom 3. Greetings 4. Acquaintance 5. The Weather 6. Family 7. At the Bazaar Appendix 1: Tajiki-English Glossary Appendix 2: English-Tajiki Glossary Appendix 3: Tajiki Verbs Appendix 4: Maps Volume 2Scope and SequencePreface, A Note for the InstructorIntroduction to Tajiki1. Sport2. Around the Dastarkhon3. Clothing4. At the Hospital5. At the University 6. City and Village Life7. Welcome to TajikistanAppendix A: Tajiki-English GlossaryAppendix B: English-Tajiki GlossaryAppendix C: Tajiki Verbs

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781626161764
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 688
  • ID: 9781626161764
  • weight: 1861
  • ISBN10: 1626161763
  • language of text: Tajik; Tajiki Persian

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