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Swahili, Yoruba and Zulu - CDROM
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African Language Vocabulary Flash Cards is targeting English speakers who are learning three most widely learned African languages: Swahili, Yoruba, and Zulu. It covers the most useful vocabulary, which is essential to every day life. It is composed of six categories: household items, classroom items, kitchen items, animals and birds, clothing, and professions and in total, it deals with around 150-175 words. Each word is pronounced by a native speaker so that the learner can learn the vocabulary and its pronunciation at the same time. It can be used at any time, and at any place where there is a computer.

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Tuwasiliane Kwa Kiswahili Companion Audio CD-ROM
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Tuwasiliane Kwa Kiswahili Companion Audio CDROM was developed to supplement the Tuwasiliane Kwa Kiswahili Textbook for enhancing the learner's advanced grasp of the Swahili Language. It is a recording of the monologues and the dialogues presented in the textbook by native speakers of Kiswahili. Self-learners will find this CDROM particularly helpful to practice the pronunciation of words as they would have been presented by a teacher.

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Tsonga Brochure
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The brochure creates awareness about the language itself, basic information about its speakers and their culture, the advantages of learning it as a foreigner and details about institutions that offer it within the US. Illustrative pictures depicting various facets of the language group are provided in addition to the language’s spread and status within and without Africa.

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