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Practical, reliable and convenient! PASHTO a language map®
is the must-have language guide for anyone traveling to Afghanistan and western Pakistan.
When you want the cooperation of the community, simply saying thank you” (mah-nuh-nuh) in the local language can help you build rapport. This Language Map® gives you the most essential words and phrases at a glance. Ultra-thin, light-weight, and laminated, its specially designed for rigorous on-the-go travel and slips into your pocket easily.
Communicating accurately is critical to your success and PASHTO a language map® is your reliable source for the words youll need most.
Hundreds of words and phrases youll need most
Divided into key categories such as Asking Questions, Cultural Options, Meeting People, Money, Transportation and much more
Unique snap-open and fold design
Pronunciation is easy with simple phonetics
Ultra-thin (barely 1/8” thick) and light-weight (under two ounces)
Laminated for durability
Folds up like a map to slip easily into your pocket or bag
Full color, original artwork
Practical, reliable and convenient! PASHTO a language map is the must-have language guide for anyone traveling to Afghanistan. This Language Map gives you essential words and phrases at a glance. Ultra-thin, light-weight, and laminated, it's specially designed for rigorous on-the-go travel and slips into your pocket easily. When communicating accurately is critical to your success, PASHTO a language map is your reliable source for the words you'll need most.
About the Author
Kristine K. Kershul blends her experience as a teacher, world traveler and language scholar to create a playful, innovative way to learn and use a new language.
Teacher: As an expert linguist, Kristine spent ten years teaching German at universities in the United States and in Europe.
World Traveler: An adventurous spirit, Kristine has explored more than 100 countries, from Bhutan to Zimbabwe, and almost every exotic locale in between. She understands the problems that all travelers encounter, regardless of which country they are visiting. She knows first-hand how languages can open doors to new adventures, new friends and different cultures.
Language Scholar: Kristine completed her undergraduate and graduate studies while living in Heidelberg, Germany. She then received a second Master's Degree from the University of California in Santa Barbara and subsequently, did her Doctoral studies in Medieval German Languages and Literature. In addition to German she also speaks a number of other languages ranging from Arabic to Swahili.
A Colorful Background: Kristine's fascination for languages began as a child growing up in a tri-lingual household in Oregon, where Croatian, Danish and English were spoken.
Kristine's natural gift for languages opened doors outside the academic world. She worked as a bilingual travel guide in Europe and later, as a translator at the U.S. Embassy in Germany.
On A Personal Note: Kristine's passion for travel, foreign languages and new cultures continues to take her around the world. One never knows where she'll venture to next - Namibia, Kiribati or Guyana. Kristine is a licensed pilot, a certified diver and an avid downhill skier. She enjoys competitive horseback riding and playing the piano. She makes her home in both Seattle, Washington and in Cape Town, South Africa.
Table of Contents
Telephone and Internet
Life's Little Emergencies
Pashto Alphabet Guide