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Kawsay Vida. A Multimedia Quechua Course for Beginners and Beyond

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Rosaleen Howard


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A course book and interactive multimedia programme on DVD for the teaching and learning of the Quechua language from beginner to advanced levels. The course book is based on contemporary Bolivian Quechua, while the multimedia programme contains a section on Bolivian Quechua (beginner to intermediate levels) and a section on southern Peruvian Quechua (advanced level). By using video footage filmed on location in Bolivia and Peru, Kawsay Vida makes spontaneous spoken language its starting point, leading students straight into the Quechua speakerĀ“s world, before moving on to grammatical explanations and specially designed practical exercises.

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Author(s): Howard RE

Publication type: Authored Book

Publication status: Published

Series Title: Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas

Year: 2013

Number of Pages: 224

Print publication date: 31/12/2014

Acceptance date: 02/04/2013

Publisher: University of Texas Press

Place Published: Austin, TX, USA


Library holdings: Search Newcastle University Library for this item

ISBN: 9780292756243