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Dardasha Egyptian Arabic Companion Audio CD-ROM
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Let's Speak Amharic Companion Audio CDROM was developed to supplement the Let's Speak Amharic Textbook for enhancing the learner's grasp of the Amharic Language. It is a recording of the monologues and the dialogues presented in the textbook by native speakers of Amharic. 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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African Language Program Development
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The African Language Program Development and Administration is written to guide those who are planning to start or enhance an African language program at their institution. The book details what a Program in African Languages is. It also provides a rich historical background of African language programs in the US as well as their current state and prospects.

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Tusome Kiswahili
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This book develops the linguistic and communicative skills of Swahili learners. The book helps them attain a balanced, functional knowledge of the linguistic structures, broaden their vocabulary as well as be able to use these skills appropriately in practical life situations.

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2022
12 - 14
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2022 Pragmatics & Language Learning Conference

The National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and the Center for Applied Second Language Studies at the University of Oregon are pleased to announce the 2022 Pragmatics and Language Learning Conference (PLL 2022) which will take place online on September 12-14, 2022. The conference main theme will be Teaching and Learning Interactional Pragmatics in a Digital World, but we welcome a broad range of topics in pragmatics, discourse, interaction, and sociolinguistics in their relation to second and foreign language learning, education, and use, approached from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives. We hope this conference brings together scholars and educators from all around the world who are interested in discussing both established and innovative approaches to teaching and learning pragmatics to strengthen our understanding of principles and practices in PLL and push the field to new and exciting directions in research and practice. Plenary talks will be live and we have tried to schedule them so that a large part of our audience can access at least half of them. The rest of the presentations will be simulive (pre-recorded 20 minute presentation with live interaction by the presenters) or poster sessions (5-7 minute-pre-recorded presentation within Zoom breakout rooms for interaction). CALL FOR PROPOSALS The conference main theme will be Teaching and Learning Interactional Pragmatics in a Digital World, but we welcome a broad range of topics in pragmatics, discourse, interaction, and sociolinguistics in their relation to second and foreign language learning, education, and use, approached from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives. ONLINE ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS: DEADLINE: March 1, 2022 via EasyChair Visit our website [ https://bit.ly/PLL2022 ] for more information and instruction on how to prepare your abstract proposal.

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