Talk Now! CD-ROM Course for Hausa
The Talk Now! series is for any language beginner who wants an entertaining self-study course to learn basic phrases, such as colors, numbers, food, shopping, and time. We have been selling this European-produced CD-ROM for a few years and find that it is highly praised by people from all over the world. Designed by language experts, Talk Now! includes great features like speak and repeat, interactive games, and digital recordings with native speakers. Interactive and fun, it is ideal for beginners and travelers. Test your knowledge with easy and hard quizzes and play a challenging memory game. Monitor your progress: keep your total score and print your own awards. You can also print your own picture dictionary for handy reference. On-screen help is available at all times in over 50 languages. Talk Now! runs on both Macintosh and Windows computers. Shipping weight 1 lb.
Teach Yourself Hausa Complete Course
The Teach Yourself series is available in over 50 languages and provides a good foundation for language skills. Stress is placed on learning the fundamentals of the language. Upon completion of the course, students should have a working knowledge of grammar, reading, and writing. Shipping weight 2 lbs.
Hausa Newspaper Reader Philip J. Jaggar
This newspaper reader is aimed at intermediate to advanced learners of Hausa. The forty-four reading selections cover a variety of topics and are extracted from Gaskiya Ta Fi Kwabo, Nasiha, Al-Mizan, Magori, and the magazines Rana and Lokaci. Each selection is followed by a vocabulary list with the English equivalent( s). A composite glossary is provided at the end, following the English translations. With three 90 min. audio cassette recordings of the articles read by a native speaker. 1996, 225 pages, hardbound.
Book and 3 cassettes $144
The Hausa Language: An Encyclopedic Reference Grammar
This book is comprehensive in scope making it valuable for general linguists as well as Africanists. Basic description is accompanied throughout by historical notes, thus making the book interesting to general historical linguists. The author of this long-awaited book, Paul Newman, is regarded as the world's foremost authority on the Hausa language. Yale University Press, 2000. Hardback, 800 pages.
An English-Hausa Dictionary
This modern comprehensive dictionary has been designed specifically for English-speaking users who wish to acquire communicative fluency in Hausa, West Africa's most important and most widely spoken language. It contains a broad selection of words that the average person is likely to need in speaking and writing Hausa for everyday use, including common technical terms from a range of fields and generally accepted borrowings from English and French. Hardcover, 344 pp. Yale University Press, 1990. "This is far and away the largest, most accurate, and most informative English-Hausa dictionary to appear to date." --Studies in African Linguistics
A Hausa-English Dictionary
This up-to-date volume, the first Hausa-English dictionary published in a quarter of a century, is written with language learners and practical users in mind. With over 10,000 entries, it primarily covers Standard Nigerian Hausa but also includes numerous forms from Niger and other dialect areas of Nigeria. The dictionary includes new Hausa terminology for products, events, and activities of the modern world. Its definitions show the use of Hausa words in context, and particular attention is paid to idioms, figurative meanings, and special usages. As a guide to pronunciation, headwords and illustrative sentences are fully marked for tone and vowel length. The book adopts a unique approach to the presentation of verb forms that clarifies lexical relationships and their correct usage.