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Author Baizoyev, Azim, 1959-

Title A beginner's guide to Tajiki / Azim Baizoyev and John Hayward
Edition 1st ed
Published London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2004

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Description 1 online resource (x, 371 pages) : illustrations
Contents The Tajiki alphabet -- Forms of address -- Personal pronouns -- The inflectional suffix "Izofat" -- Possessive determiners -- Pronominal suffixes -- The copula -- Family -- Present-future tense -- The conjunction -- Education professions -- Plural forms of nouns -- House, courtyard, garden -- Prepositions -- The direct object marker -- Imperatives -- Indefinite nouns -- Infinitives -- Simple past tense -- Time, seasons, weather -- Numbers -- Countries, nationalities, languages -- Descriptive past -- Comparatives and superlatives -- Derivational suffixes -- Parts of the body -- Compound verbs -- Active and passive verbs -- Absolute future tense -- The city, the street -- The past participle -- Present continuous tense -- Modal verbs -- Market -- The conditional mood use -- At the shop -- Narrative past tense -- Past perfect tense -- At the restaurant, cafe, and tea-house -- More compound verbs -- Pronouns -- In the hotel -- Complex sentences : conjunctions -- "Fundamental" and "causal" verbs -- At the office, on the telephone -- Exclamations and words of emotion -- Free time, visiting as a guest -- Subordinate clauses of time -- The past continuous tense -- At the doctor's -- Folk medicine -- Subordinate clauses of cause -- Subordinate clauses of purpose -- Subordinate clauses of condition -- Animals -- Subordinate clauses of quantity and degree -- Subordinate clauses of concession -- Holidays, celebrations, ceremonies -- Subordinate clauses of location -- Multiple complex sentences -- Law politics -- International relations -- Verbal adverb -- Direct and indirect speech -- Tourism nature -- Word construction -- Descriptive use of present-future tense
Summary This is a conversational approach to the teaching and learning of the Tajiki language. It uses authentic language material to help learners as they proceed through its topic-based lessons. Its emphasis on the spoken language promotes oral fluency alongside written skills. Both lessons and appendices present new vocabulary and grammar simply and recycle material to provide opportunities for both controlled and free language learning. The appendices include not only lists of useful information and samples of commonly needed letters and speeches but also an invaluable introduction to Tajiki gr
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Subject Tajik language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- English
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Miscellaneous.
Tajik language
Genre/Form Electronic books
Textbooks
Form Electronic book
Author Hayward, John, 1971-
LC no. 2003013058
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