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Hello! / illustrated by Tony Flowers
Bib ID 6931123
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Description Canberra, A.C.T. : NLA Publishing, [2016] 
©2016 
68 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm 
ISBN 9780642278876
Summary

Age range 3 to 6 years Yiasou! That's hello in Greek! Or would you like to speak Chinese? What about Italian or Korean? Murinhpatha or Kaurna? Meet 12 Australian friends who can speak different languages. They tell us how to count from 1 to 10, say hello and goodbye and lots of other words in their languages about play, food, hobbies and clothes. Once we've said hello, we can watch Emiko playing the Japanese drum and Pilinh performing an Aboriginal dance. We can see how to make gnocchi with Sophia and flat bread with Amal. This book is an introduction to 12 languages spoken most frequently in Australian homes, plus three Indigenous languages.The languages are: Chinese, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kala Lagaw Ya, Kaurna, Korean, Lebanese Arabic, Murrinhpatha, Thai and Vietnamese. Illustrated in a cartoon style, the pictures add humour and fun to language learning. Each language and culture is introduced by a child character - and you might spot a koala or two ...Selamat tinggal! That's goodbye in Indonesian!

Notes

National Library's deposit copy is signed by illustrator.

For pre-school and primary school age.

Subjects Second language acquisition -- Juvenile literature.  |  Languages, Modern -- Spoken language -- Juvenile literature.  |  Languages, Modern -- Pronunciation -- Juvenile literature.  |  Education, Bilingual -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.  |  Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.  |  Murrinhpatha language (N3) (NT SD52-11)  |  Education - Primary - Students.  |  Language - Bilingualism and multilingualism.  |  Kaurna language (L3) (SA SI54-09)  |  Education - Language - English - Readers and primers.  |  Language - Vocabulary.  |  Kalaw Lagaw Ya / Kala Lagaw Ya language (Y1) (Qld TSI SC54-07)  |  Language - Linguistics - Phonology - Pronunciation.  |  Wadeye / Port Keats (Daly River NT Top End SD52-11)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Flowers, Tony, illustrator  |  National Library of Australia, author

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