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Kiswahili : a Foundation for Speaking, Reading, and Writing (2ND 98 Edition)
Kiswahili : a Foundation for Speaking, Reading, and Writing (2ND 98 Edition)
by Thomas J. Hinnebusch
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This is a comprehensive manual intended to teach students the basics of communicating in Swahili at an elementary level.... (read more)

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Teach Yourself Swahili Complete Course (Book Only) (Teach Yourself Language Complete Courses)
Teach Yourself Swahili Complete Course (Book Only) (Teach Yourself Language Complete Courses)
by Teach Yourself
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< p> < b> Bestselling language courses < /b> < /p> < p> From Danish to Spanish, Swahili to Brazilian Portuguese, the languages of the world are brought within the reach of any beginning student. Learners can use the Teach... (read more)

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Say It in Swahili (Dover Say It Series)
Say It in Swahili (Dover Say It Series)
by Sharifa M Zawawi
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Contains over 1,000 useful sentences and phrases for travel or everyday living abroad: food, shopping, medical aid, courtesy, hotels, travel, and other situations. Gives the English phrase, the foreign equivalent, and a transliteration that can be read... (read more)

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Mazoezi Ya Kiswahili : Kitabu Cha Wanafunzi Wa Mwaka Wa Kwanza Swahili Exercises : a Workbook for First Year Students (88 Edition)
Mazoezi Ya Kiswahili : Kitabu Cha Wanafunzi Wa Mwaka Wa Kwanza Swahili Exercises : a Workbook for First Year Students (88 Edition)
by Lioba J. Moshi
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The exercises in this manual are a collection of classroom exercises based on Kiswahili misingi ya kusema, kusoma, na kuandika by Thomas J. Hinnebusch and Sara Mirza (University Press of America, 1979.) Each lesson contains grammar exercises, question... (read more)

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Swahili/English-English/Swahili Practical Dictionary (Hippocrene Practical Dictionary)
Swahili/English-English/Swahili Practical Dictionary (Hippocrene Practical Dictionary)
by Nicholas Awde
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This long-awaited dictionary is in high demand as the only modern, comprehensive and completely up-to-date Swahili/English dictionary in the world. It contains 34,000 total entries, for both native English and Swahili speakers. Appendices include English... (read more)

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Colloquial Afrikaans: The Complete Course for Beginners
Colloquial Afrikaans: The Complete Course for Beginners
by Bruce Donaldson
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Colloquial Afrikaans is the ideal introduction to the language, offering a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Afrikaans and requiring no previous experience of the language. An ideal course for language-learners.... (read more)

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Ethiopian Amharic Phrasebook 2ND Edition
Ethiopian Amharic Phrasebook 2ND Edition
by Lonely Planet
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Malagasy-English, English-Malagasy: Dictionary and Phrasebook (Hippocrene Dictionary & Phrasebook)
Malagasy-English, English-Malagasy: Dictionary and Phrasebook (Hippocrene Dictionary & Phrasebook)
by Janie Rasoloson
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Malagasy, the national language of Madagascar, has over 10 million speakers. This dictionary and phrasebook provides the traveler to this beautiful island with the means for basic communication as well as an introduction to the country's culture. The... (read more)

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Intonation in Swahili
Intonation in Swahili
by Joan Maw
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Initia Amharica: An Introduction to Spoken Amharic (Cambridge Library Collection: Linguistics)
Initia Amharica: An Introduction to Spoken Amharic (Cambridge Library Collection: Linguistics)
by C. H. Armbruster
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C. H. Armbruster (1874 1957) was a civil servant in the Anglo-Sudan government and a linguist specialising in African languages. After visiting Ethiopia on diplomatic missions in 1906 and 1907 Armbruster published this three-volume reference work on... (read more)

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Concise Amharic Dictionary
Concise Amharic Dictionary
by Wolf Leslau
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"A language learning book that has taught and will continue to teach generations of Peace Corps volunteers, and other English-speaking students, workers, and visitors to Ethiopia."—Harold G. Marcus, author of A History of... (read more)

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Initia Amharica 2 Part Set: Volume 3, Amharic-English Vocabulary with Phrases: An Introduction to Spoken Amharic (Cambridge Library Collection: Linguistics)
Initia Amharica 2 Part Set: Volume 3, Amharic-English Vocabulary with Phrases: An Introduction to Spoken Amharic (Cambridge Library Collection: Linguistics)
by C. H. Armbruster
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C. H. Armbruster (1874 1957) was a civil servant in the Anglo-Sudan government and a linguist specialising in African languages. After visiting Ethiopia on diplomatic missions in 1906 and 1907 Armbruster published this three-volume reference work on... (read more)

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Je K'a So Yoruba (Yale Language Series)
Je K'a So Yoruba (Yale Language Series)
by Antonia Yetunde Folarin
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An introduction for the study of one of the principal African languages, centred in Nigeria. It presents an integrated functional-notational approach to the study of Yoruba, thus encouraging students to use listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.... (read more)

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A Grammar of the Somali Language: With Examples in Prose and Verse, and an Account of the Yibir and Midgan Dialects (Cambridge Library Collection: Linguistics)
A Grammar of the Somali Language: With Examples in Prose and Verse, and an Account of the Yibir and Midgan Dialects (Cambridge Library Collection: Linguistics)
by J. W. C. Kirk
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Somali is one of the Cushitic family of languages spoken in the horn of Africa and the official language of Somalia. This practical grammar, published in 1905, was prepared by J. W. C. Kirk, who first learnt to speak the language during his service with... (read more)

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Conjunction, Contiguity, Contingency: On Relationships Between Events in the Egyptian and Coptic Verbal Systems
Conjunction, Contiguity, Contingency: On Relationships Between Events in the Egyptian and Coptic Verbal Systems
by Leo Depuydt
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This monograph comprises three intimately related studies on the grammar of hieroglyphic Egyptian and its linear descendant, Coptic, covering a period of 4000 years of language history. Depuydt approaches the subject from the standpoint of the 'Standard... (read more)

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The Morphosyntax of Complement-Head Sequences: Clause Structure and Word Order Patterns in Kwa (Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax)
The Morphosyntax of Complement-Head Sequences: Clause Structure and Word Order Patterns in Kwa (Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax)
by Enoch Olade Aboh
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This is the first book on the syntax of the Niger-Conger language family, which includes most of the languages of sub-Saharan Africa. Aboh, who is a native speaker of one of the languages (Gungbe) discussed, analyzes different aspects of the syntax of... (read more)

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Twi/English-English/Twi Concise Dictionary (Hippocrene Concise Dictionary)
Twi/English-English/Twi Concise Dictionary (Hippocrene Concise Dictionary)
by Paul Kotey
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Twi, also known as Akan, is spoken by more than 10 million residents of the African nation of Ghana. This handy bilingual dictionary contains over 8,000 entries, all accompanied with easy-to-use phonetic spellings. The pronunciation of the language... (read more)

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Egyptian Oedipus: Athanasius Kircher and the Secrets of Antiquity
Egyptian Oedipus: Athanasius Kircher and the Secrets of Antiquity
by Daniel Stolzenberg
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A contemporary of Descartes and Newton, Athanasius Kircher, S. J. (1601/2andndash;80), was one of Europeandrsquo;s most inventive and versatile scholars in the baroque era. He published more than thirty works in fields as diverse as astronomy, magnetism,... (read more)

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Lonely Planet Africa Phrasebook (Phrasebook)
Lonely Planet Africa Phrasebook (Phrasebook)
by Lonely Planet Publications (cor)
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Get more from your trip with easy-to-find phrases for every travel situation. Afrikaans. Amharic. Arabic. French. Hausa. Malagasy. Portuguese. Shona. Swahili. Wolof. Xhosa. Yoruba. Zulu. Use our carefully selected words and phrases to get around with... (read more)

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Colloquial Amharic (Colloquial)
Colloquial Amharic (Colloquial)
by David Appleyard
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Colloquial Amharic is easy to use and completely up to date Specially written by experienced teachers for self study or class use, the course offers you a step by step approach to written and spoken Amharic. No prior knowledge of the language is required.... (read more)

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