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Sinhala [microform] : Basic Course. Module 3: Sinhala Structures / Bonnie Graham MacDougall and Kamini de Abrew
Bib ID 5388880
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
MacDougall, Bonnie Graham
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1979 
94 p. 
Summary

This course on the language of Sri Lanka is intended to be taken under a Sinhala-speaking instructor. The present module is intended as a reference manual on Sinhala structures which will supplement and expand on the brief notes that appear in Module 2 (see related documents). After a brief explanation of the Sinhala sound system, the grammatical system is described under the following main headings: introduction to nouns, cases, definite and indefinite forms of the noun, basic classes of verbs, present tense forms, present verbal adjective form, past tense forms, infinitive form, participle, participial adjective, forms of verbs ("when,""if,""even if,""although," etc.), relationships among verbs, clause subordinator, nouns derived from verbs, adjectives, pronouns, postpositions, particles, numerals and quantity, word boundaries, spelling, and style and dialect. (JB)

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Availability: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (No. 044-000-01766-1, $4.25).

ERIC Note: For related documents, see FL 011 698-699. Photographs will not reproduce well.

Educational level discussed: Postsecondary Education.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Form Classes (Languages)  |  Grammar.  |  Learning Modules.  |  Phonology.  |  Postsecondary Education.  |  Second Language Instruction.  |  Singhalese.
Form/genre Guides, Classroom
Other authors/contributors De Abrew, Kamini, author  |  Foreign Service (Department of State), Washington, DC. Foreign Service Inst
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