This multimedia Zulu course provides approximately 40 hours of interactive tuition, from an intermediate to advanced level of understanding.
It incorporates 10 comprehensive lessons presenting conversation, culture and songs, grammar, interactive exercises and vocabulary lists.
It presents conversational videos of first-language Zulu speakers. Sound clips of first-language Zulu speakers are available on all Zulu words
There is a record and play-back facility to help perfect your pronunciation.
There is a summary lesson with over 30 interactive exercises for revision purposes.
There is a course word-list with search-word functionality.
A comprehensive printable course workbook can be accessed on the CD-ROM. This workbook supports and supplements the CD-ROM material and provides additional exercises.
The course features an easy-to-use, learner-paced interactive interface for which computer literacy not required.
Natural and lively dialogues are presented on video.
There is pronunciation evaluation through the record and playback facility.
The learner is provided with optional repetition of all sound and video material.
Cultural material is presented covering both traditional and contemporary Zulu society.
There are over a hundred fun, practical exercises with automatic answer evaluation and positive reinforcement.
The comprehensive and systematic presentation of the grammar is always supported by relevant activities and exercises.
Self-testing is made easier by the option to hide text and translations on all videos and word-lists.
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Derek Gowlett (MA (African Languages) WITS) received his MA in African Languages at the University of the Witwatersrand and a Diploma in Applied Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh. He has taught Zulu, Xhosa, Sotho and Lozi, and has written numerous academic articles on comparative African Linguistics and Literature. He is editor of the book Contributions to African Linguistics (published by Via Afrika) and has done research on Yeyi and UMbundu (languages of the Caprivi/ Botswana and Angola).
Khethiwe Ngwenya Ba Dip Prim Ed UCT grew up in a small farming community outside Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal. After completing a BA in Primary Education at the University of Cape Town (where she received the Class Medal for African Languages) Khethiwe taught in KwaZulu-Natal and then returned to Cape Town to pursue work as a freelance lecturer, writer and editor for Juta Publishing and Cambridge University Press.Review:
offers a large quantity of communicative and grammatical information introduced through interesting video dialogues and reinforced with varied interactive activities -- Sandra Sanneh, CALICO Software Review, November 2002
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Book Description Book Condition: good. 113 Gramm. Bookseller Inventory # M00620277254-G