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Russian Culture and Language Through Film II
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Web modules with diagnostics for Russian (similar modules will be designed for other Slavic and Eurasian languages). CTF2 provides on a single screen film clips, film text, exercises, bilingual dictionary, and instantaneous diagnostics to exercises in the on-line version. In the existing Russian Culture and Language through Film, there are 10 films with five to eight sets of film clips and exercises. Exercises exist at the intermediate and advanced levels.

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Zende Brochure
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The Zende settled in the Uele River region (in the present day DRC) in the late 18th century, subjugating the natives, whom they reorganized into kingdoms and chiefdoms. Even though the Zende assimilated dozens of different tribes and peoples, they themselves underwent cultural fusion, for they adopted farming and gradually gave up hunting in the 19th century. This mutual assimilation, however, was insufficient to remove the social distinction between conquered and conqueror, the originally foreign ruling aristocracy and the common people.

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Tonga Brochure
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The Tonga people of Zambia and Zimbabwe (also called ‘Batonga’) are a Bantu ethnic group of southern Zambia and the neighbouring northern Zimbabwe, and to a lesser extent, in Mozambique. They are related to the Batoka who are part of the Tokaleya people in the same area, and also to the Tonga people of Malawi. In southern Zambia they are patrons of the Kafue Twa. The BaTonga people of Zimbabwe are found in and around the Binga District, Binga village the Kariba area, and parts of Matabeleland. They number up to 300,000 and are mostly subsistence farmers. ln Zimbabwe the language of Tonga people is called chitonga. During construction of the Kariba Dam in the 1950s the Tonga community was displaced cutting cultural ties with the other Tonga communities in Zambia.

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