Critical Languages Series CD-ROM for Kazakh
Despite the fact that they are spoken by millions of people, languages such as Korean or Turkish are not usually offered in schools or colleges. The Critical Languages Program (CLP) at the University of Arizona was created to meet the need for interactive instruction in these less commonly taught languages. In order to meet the needs of a wide variety of learners who wish to gain proficiency in these languages, CLP has developed a series of CD-ROM courseware beginning with Brazilian Portuguese, Cantonese, Mandarin Chinese, Kazakh, Kurmanji Kurdish, Korean, Ukrainian, and Turkish. Each multimedia double CD-ROM package is the equivalent of a full textbook and workbook and includes 20 lessons with up to 45 dialogs and readings, as many as 10,000 native speaker audio recordings, up to 45 native speaker video clips, and a variety of interactive exercises, audio phonetics training, graphics, and extensive grammatical and cultural notes. With the click of a button, learners can hear native speakers pronounce words or phrases, facilitating quick comprehension of these challenging languages. Each instructional package contains the equivalent of a textbook and workbook with audio and video components, making it practical for either self-instructional or directed educational, government, and business purposes. Windows CD-ROM.
This course is great for learning Kazakh, which features vocabulary for traveling and everyday living. Reference cards help reinforce the lessons taught in the book and tapes. Colloquial Kazakh was developed at the Near Eastern Studies Department of the University of California. The course contains 3 CDs with four hours of recordings, a 54-page book, and reference cards. Shipping weight 2 lbs.
Popular Islamic Literature in Kazakhstan Allen J. Frank
This book features annotated descriptions 155 Islamic texts written in Kazakh. The annotations are organized topically as follows: Daily Prayers and Other Rituals, Prayer Books, Theology and Doctrine, Islamic Ethics and Etiquette, Hadith, Sufism, Surname, Aq Bata, Islamic History, Islamic Politics, Dream Interpretation, Woman, and Calendars. The work opens with a 17 page historical introduction to Islamic literature in Kazakhstan and concludes with four facsimiles and their English translations. 2007, 230 pages, hardbound.
Kazakh Verbal Structures and Descriptive Verbs Kerim Demirci
This book examines descriptive verbs in Kazakh, the official language of Kazakhstan. The main focus of the book is a number of descriptive verb combinations that are formed by a verb ending in both the past adverbial maker and the present adverbial marker followed by a descriptive verb used in written and spoken Kazakh. 2006, 137 pages, softbound.
Kazakh Grammar with Affix List Karl A. Krippes
This is a partial grammatical description of modern Kazakh based on one sampling of 8,899 words of texts (from three newspaper articles 1992, 1993, 1994). This description covers the major aspects of Kazakh morphology and syntax, as well as most types of verbal constructions. Some grammatical points are quoted from Balakaev, Baskakov, Kengesbaev (1962), and Cirtautus (1974). The accompanying affix list is a necessary feature of this grammar which takes a morphophonemic
approach to Kazakh morphology. 1996, 84 pages, softcover.
Kazakh (Qazaq) - English Dictionary Karl A. Krippes
The 20,951 entries make this the largest Kazakh-English dictionary. The 400 example sentences are intended for users having at least an intermediate-level knowledge of the Kazakh language, yet both beginning and advanced learners should find the Dictionary a useful aid when translating written Kazakh into English. 1994, 290 pages, hardbound.
Dictionary of Central Asian Islamic Terms Allen Frank, Jahangir Mamatov
This specialized dictionary defines some 2,300 Islamic terms as they are attested in each of the following nine Central Asian languages: Bashkir, Karakalpak, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Tatar, Turkmen, Uyghur, and Uzbek. The terms relate specifically to Islamic concepts, Islamic ritual and law, technical terms related to hadith, hajj, philosophy, Sufism, hagiolatry, and pilgrimage. The dictionary also includes proper nouns relating to names and epithets of God and prophets, as well as those relating to specific religious locales central to the Islamic faith and names of the suras of the Qur’an. The dictionary is based on material from sources dated 1985 and later. 2002, 400 pages, hardbound.
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