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English for Jugo-Slavs
by Charles E. Bidwell and Sheldon Wise.
 

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  Dictionaries
  Arabic-English Dictionary
by Hans Wehr, edited by J Milton Cowan.
Student Edition of A DICTIONARY OF MODERN WRITTEN ARABIC (Fourth Edition), enlarged and amended with circa 13000 new entries.
   003-4 Book, XVII+ 1301 pp, sewn with laminated cover $45.00
   002-6 Book, XVII+ 1301 pp, cloth $175.00
English-Arabic Vocabulary (Students Pronouncing Dictionary)
by Merrill Y. Van Wagoner et al.
English equivalents given in Spoken Arabic of the Persian gulf area, and Modern Standard Arabic; 7000 entries keyed to English and Arabic word-frequency counts.
   028-X Book, 454 pp $20.00
  Spoken Language Series
Most of the texts and recordings in this Series were originally prepared under the aegis of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Linguistic Society of America. Some Foreign Service Institute courses (U.S. Department of State) have been included to extend the range of languages offered. All are self-teaching courses for beginners, with cassettes keyed directly to the texts. 

  Spoken Albanian
by Leonard Newmark.
Official language of the Peoples Republic of Albania.
   005-0 Book, 354 pp $15.00
   007-7 Cassettes (6) $75.00
   008-5 Book and Cassettes $90.00
Spoken Amharic
by S. Obolensky, D. Zelelie, M. Andalem.
Foreign Service Institute course. Official language of Ethiopia.
   656-3 Books I & II and Cassettes $300.00
   650-4 Book I, Units 1-50, 550 pp $45.00
   652-0 Cassettes for Book I (26) $145.00
   654-7 Book I and Cassettes $190.00
   651-2 Book II, Units 51-60, 550 pp $45.00
   653-9 Cassettes for Book II (5) $65.00
   655-5 Book II and Cassettes $110.00
Spoken Amoy Hokkien
by Nicholas C. Bodman.
Major Chinese dialect of Fukien Province, widely spoken in Formosa, Malaya and Singapore
   452-8 Book and Cassettes $170.00
   450-1 Book, 638 pp $45.00
   451-X Cassettes (16) $125.00
Spoken Arabic (Iraqi)
by Merrill Y. Van Wagoner.
Everyday speech of educated Baghdadi, generally understood throughout the Arab world. Text in Arabic & Roman transcription.
   010-7 Book, 280 pp $15.00
   016-6 Cassettes (6) $75.00
   017-4 Book and Cassettes $90.00
Spoken Arabic (Saudi)
by Merrill Y. Van Wagoner, Arnold Satterthwait, Frank Rice, B.E. Clarity.
Everyday speech of people throughout Saudi Arabia. Originally prepared by ARAMCO for its American employees. Text in Roman transcription. No Arabic script.
   410-2 Book, 160 pp $15.00
   411-0 Cassettes (5) $75.00
   412-9 Book and Cassettes $90.00
Spoken (East) Armenian
by G.H. Fairbanks, and E.W. Stevick.
Everyday speech of Americans in East Armenia and in northwestern Iran.
   420-X Book, 428 pp. $20.00
   421-8 Cassettes (6) $75.00
   422-6 Book and Cassettes $95.00
Spoken Bulgarian
by Carlton Hodge.
Foreign Service Institute course. Official language of Bulgaria.
   662-8 Book and Cassettes $170.00
   650-1 Cassettes (19) $125.00
   658-X Book, 493 pp $45.00
Spoken Burmese
by William S. Cornyn.
Everyday speech of educated Burmese, understood throughout Myanmar (formerly Burma). Text in Roman transcription.
   025-5 Cassettes (6) $75.00
   026-3 Book and Cassettes $90.00
   020-4 Book, 168 pp $15.00
Spoken Cambodian (Modern Spoken Cambodian)
by Franklin E. Huffman.
Official language of Cambodia, spoken widely throughout Southeast Asia.
   471-4 Book, 464 pp $25.00
   472-2 Cassettes (14) $105.00
   473-0 Book and Cassettes $130.00
Cambodian Writing System & Beginning Reader
by Franklin E. Huffman.
In four parts: (1) a description of Cambodian writing; (2) programmed reading exercises; (3) 50 graded reading exercises; (4) Cambodian-English glossary of 2000 items.
   470-6 Book, 377 pp $20.00
Spoken Cantonese
by Elizabeth Latimore Boyle, Pauline Ng. Delbridge.
Foreign Service Institute course. Major Chinese language spoken in Southeast China, Hong Kong, Macao and by ethnic Chinese in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia and Singapore.
   680-0 Book II and Cassettes $140.00
   681-4 Books I & II and Cassettes $270.00
   678-4 Cassettes for Book II (15) $105.00
   677-6 Cassettes for Book I (15) $105.00
   675-X Book I, Units 1-15, 410 pp $25.00
   679-2 Book I and Cassettes $130.00
Spoken Chinese
by Charles F. Hockett and Chaoying Fang.
Everyday speech of the North Chinese, Mandarin. Text in Roman transcription.
   036-0 Cassettes for Book I (6) $75.00
   037-9 Book I and Cassettes $90.00
   032-8 Book II, Units 13-30, 393 pp $20.00
   031-X Book I, Units 1-12, 264 pp $15.00
Sayable Chinese
by Yuen Ren Chao, Agassiz Professor of Oriental Languages and Literature Emeritus, University of California.
In Chinese characters and Romanization, designed to be read aloud in Sayable Chinese. Volume 1 includes fragment of the author's autobiography. Volume 2, Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There. Volume 3, two dramas: The Mollusc, The Wild Rose.
   325-4 Book I, cloth, 300 pp $15.00
   336-X Set of cassettes $230.00
   335-1 Book 3 $80.00
   334-5 Book 2 $65.00
   333-5 Cassettes spoken by the author and family Book I $85.00
   328-9 Set of 3 books, cloth $45.00
   326-2 Book II, cloth, 296 pp $15.00
   327-0 Book 3, cloth, 370 pp $15.00
Spoken Czech
by Radovan Pletka.
Foreign Service Institute FAST Course. Everyday speech of educated people in the urban centers of the Czech Republic.
   630-X Book $30.00
   632-6 Book & Cassettes $135.00
   631-8 Cassettes (12) $105.00
Spoken Danish
by Jeannette Dearden and Karin Stig-Nielsen.
Everyday speech of educated Danes in urban centers of Denmark.
   044-1 Book I, Units 1-12, 344 pp $15.00
   050-6 Cassettes (6) $75.00
   051-4 Book I and Cassettes $90.00
   045-X Book II, Units 13-30, 564 pp $20.00
Spoken Dutch
by Leonard Bloomfield.
Everyday speech of more than 10,000,000 Dutch speakers in the Netherlands, its colonies, and former colonies.
   054-9 Book, 268 pp $15.00
   060-3 Cassettes (5) $75.00
   061-1 Book and Cassettes $90.00
Spoken Finnish
by Thomas A. Sebeok.
Educated speech of Finns in urban centers of Finland.
   070-0 Book, 256 pp $15.00
   075-1 Cassettes (3) $55.00
   076-X Book and Cassettes $70.00
Spoken French
by Francois Denoeu and R.A. Hall, Jr.
Everyday speech of educated Parisians.
   080-8 Book, 216 pp $15.00
   085-9 Cassettes (6) $75.00
   086-7 Book and Cassettes $90.00
Spoken German
by William G. Moulton and Jenni Karding Moulton.
Everyday speech of educated Germans.
   091-3 Book, 294 pp $15.00
   096-4 Cassettes (6) $75.00
   097-2 Book and Cassettes $90.00
Spoken Greek
by Henry & Renee Kahane and R.L. Ward.
Everyday speech of educated Greeks. Text in Roman transcription and Greek orthography.
   100-6 Book, 310 pp $15.00
   105-7 Cassettes (6) $75.00
   106-5 Book and Cassettes $90.00
Spoken Hausa
by J.R. Cowan and R.G. Schuh.
The major language of northern Nigeria, spoken as a trade language in large areas of West Africa.
   401-3 Book, Units 1-25, 384 pp $15.00
   402-1 Cassettes for Units 1-12 (6) $75.00
   403-X Book and Cassettes, Units 1-12 $90.00
   404-8 Cassettes for Units 13-25 (16) $105.00
Spoken Modern Hebrew
by Joseph A. Reif and Hanna Levinson.
Foreign Service Institute course. Modern Hebrew, the official language of Israel.
   684-9 Cassettes (31) $190.00
   685-7 Book and Cassettes $220.00
   683-0 Book, 590 pp $30.00
Spoken Hindustani
by Henry Hoenigswald.
Colloquial Hindi and/or Urdu (frequently called Hirdu). Text in Roman transcription.
   110-3 Book, 234 pp $15.00
   115-4 Cassettes (6) $75.00
   116-7 Book and Cassettes $90.00
Spoken Hungarian
by Thomas A. Sebeok.
Everyday speech of educated Hungarians in urban centers of Hungary.
   120-0 Book, 244 pp $15.00
   126-X Cassettes (6) $75.00
   127-8 Book and Cassettes $90.00
Spoken Korean
by Fred Lukoff.
Everyday speech of educated Koreans. Text in Roman transcription.
   150-2 Book I, Units 1-12, 374 pp $15.00
   155-3 Cassettes for Book I (6) $75.00
   156-1 Book I and Cassettes $90.00
   151-0 Book II, Units 13-30, 526 pp $20.00
Spoken Malay
by Isidore Dyen, A.B.H. Amir, A.B. Awal, M. Seitelman.
Everyday speech of Malayans in the southern Malay peninsula. Text in Roman transcription.
   165-0 Cassettes for Book I (6) $75.00
   166-9 Book I and Cassettes $90.00
   160-X Book I, Units 1-12, 218 pp $15.00
   161-8 Book II, Units 13-30, 336 pp $15.00
Spoken Norwegian
by Einar Haugen.
Everyday speech of educated Norwegians.
   170-7 Book I, Units 1-12, 280 pp $15.00
   175-8 Cassettes for Book I (6) $75.00
   176-6 Book I and Cassettes $90.00
   171-5 Book II, Units 13-30, 456 pp $20.00
Reading Norwegian
by Einar Haugen.
Easy, pleasant and profitable reading for beginning students of Norwegian.
   172-3 Book, 208 pp $12.00
Spoken Persian
by S. Obolensky, K.Y. Panah, F.K. Nouri
Everyday speech in Iran. Text in Roman transcription and Persian script.
   295-9 Book, 398 pp $20.00
   297-5 Cassettes (5) $100.00
   299-1 Book and Cassettes $120.00
Persian Writing System
by Herbert H. Paper, and Mohammad Ali Jazayery.
The writing system of modern Persian.
   284-3 Book, 40 pp $5.00
Spoken Polish (Beginning Polish)
by A.M. Schenker.
Yale Linguistics Series. Official language of Poland.
   042-5 Book and Cassettes $165.00
   040-9 Book, 487 pp $35.00
   041-7 Cassettes (19) $130.00
Spoken Portuguese
by Margarida F. Reno, Vincenzo Cioffari and Robert a. Hall, Jr.
Everyday speech of educated Brazilians in urban centers. Generally understood in Portugal, Brazil and other places throughout the world where Portugese is spoken.
   180-4 Book I, Units 1-12, 226 pp $15.00
   186-3 Book I and Cassettes $90.00
   181-2 Book II, Units 13-30, 324 pp $15.00
   185-5 Cassettes for Book I (6) $75.00
Spoken Romanian
by F.B. Agard.
Everyday speech of educated Romanians.
   315-7 Book, 334 pp $20.00
   317-3 Cassettes (6) $75.00
   314-9 Book and Cassettes $95.00
Spoken Russian
by Leonard Bloomfield, Luba Petrova and I.M. Lesnin.
Everyday speech of educated Russians. Text in Roman transcription and Cyrillic. Cassettes IE and IIE have additional drills, exercises, tests, voiced by two women and two men; there are 14 hours for Book I and 10 hours for Book II.
   201-0 Cassettes IIE for Book II (11) $110.00
   203-7 Book II and Cassettes IIE $130.00
   191-X Book II, Units 13-30, 1971 404 pp $20.00
   202-9 Book I and Cassettes IE $135.00
   197-9 Book I and Cassettes $95.00
   204-5 Books I & II and Cassettes IE & IIE $265.00
   196-0 Cassettes for Book I (6) $75.00
   190-1 Book I, Units 1-12, 404 pp $20.00
   200-2 Cassettes IE for Book I (15) $115.00
Spoken Serbo-Croatian
by Carleton Hodge.
Everyday speech in Yugoslavia. Text in Roman transcription and Cyrillic.
   216-9 Book I and Cassettes $90.00
   211-8 Book II, Units 13-30, 440 pp $15.00
   215-0 Cassettes for Book I (6) $75.00
   210-X Book I, Units 1-12, 278 pp $15.00
Spoken Sinhalese (Colloquial Sinhalese)
by G.H. Fairbanks, J.W. Gair and M.W.S. DeSilva
The official language of Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon).
   446-3 Books I & II and Cassettes $300.00
   441-2 Cassettes for Book I (21) $135.00
   444-7 Book I and Cassettes $160.00
   442-0 Book II, Units 25-36, 260 pp $25.00
   443-9 Cassettes for Book II (13) $115.00
   445-5 Book II and Cassettes $140.00
   440-4 Book I, Units 1-24, 415 pp $25.00
Spoken Swahili
by Anthony J. Vitale.
Bantu language of eastern and central Africa, widely used as a lingua franca.
   365-3 Book and Cassettes $90.00
   363-7 Book, 254 pp $15.00
   364-5 Cassettes (6) $75.00
Spoken Swedish
by Fritz Frauchiger, Wm. R. von Buskirk.
Foreign Service Institute course. Everyday speech used in Sweden.
   704-7 Book, 264 pp $15.00
   705-5 Cassettes (24) $145.00
   706-3 Book and Cassettes $160.00
Spoken Tagalog (Beginning Tagalog)
by J. Donald Bowen and Associates for the Bureau of Public Schools, Republic of the Philippines.
Principal Language of the Philippines; member of the Malayo-Polynesian family; official basis of the National Language.
   465-X Book, 542 pp $40.00
   466-8 Cassettes I, 24 Dialogs (6) $95.00
   407-6 Book and Cassettes I $135.00
   468-4 Cassettes II (18), Notes, Exercises, Drills $110.00
   469-2 Book and Cassettes I & II $245.00
Spoken Taiwanese
by Nicholas C. Bodman.
Dialogues rewritten from SPOKEN AMOY HOKKIEN by Wu Su-chu. Based on standard of Taiwan, to be used with notes and grammatical discussions of SPOKEN AMOY HOKKIEN.
   462-5 Book and Cassettes $120.00
   460-9 Book, 208 pp $15.00
   461-7 Cassettes (13) $105.00
Spoken Telugu
by Leigh Lisker.
A major language of India with more than 55 million speakers in Andhra Pradesh.
   379-3 Cassettes II for Units 13-20 (5) $55.00
   378-5 Book and Cassettes I $120.00
   376-9 Book, Units 1-30, 374 pp $20.00
   377-7 Cassettes I for Units 1-12 (6) $100.00
Spoken Thai
by Mary R. Haas and Heng R. Subhanka
Everyday speech of educated Thai in urban centers. Also of Thai speakers in Laos and the Shan states of Myanmar (Burma).
   229-0 Book I, Units 1-12, 322 pp $15.00
   235-5 Cassettes for Book I (6) $75.00
   236-3 Book I and Cassettes $90.00
   230-4 Book II, Units 13-30, 400 pp $20.00
Thai Reader
by Mary Haas.
   264-9 Book, 222 pp $15.00
Thai Vocabulary
by Mary Haas.
   265-7 Book, 388 pp $15.00
Thai System of Writing
by Mary Haas.
   266-5 Book, 132 pp $10.00
Spoken Turkish
by Norman A. McQuown and Sadi Koylan.
Everyday speech of educated Turks in urban centers of Turkey.
   245-2 Cassettes for Book I (6) $75.00
   246-0 Book I and Cassettes $95.00
   240-1 Book I, Units 1-12, 382 pp $20.00
   241-X Book II, Units 13-30, 662 pp $20.00
Spoken Urdu
by Mohammad Abd-Al-Rahman Barker, H.J. Hamdani, K.M.S. Dihlavi and S. Rahman
A complete course in the major language of Pakistan. Text in Roman transcription and Urdu script.
   342-4 Book II, Appendices, 230 pp $10.00
   343-2 Set of Books I,II,III $50.00
   349-1 Books I & II and Cassettes $225.00
   348-3 Book II and Cassettes $105.00
   345-9 Cassettes for Book II (6) $85.00
   341-6 Book II, 576 pp $20.00
   344-0 Cassettes for Book I (6) $100.00
   340-8 Book I, 520 pp $20.00
   347-5 Book I and Cassettes $120.00
Urdu Writing System
by William Bright and Saeed A. Kahn.
   256-8 Book, 48 pp $5.00
Urdu Newspaper Reader
by Mohammad Abd-Al-Rahman Barker, H.J. Hamdani, K.M.S. Dihlavi and S. Rahman.
Text with vocabularies in Romanization and Urdu script.
   338-6 Cassettes (4) $65.00
   339-4 Book and Cassettes $85.00
   337-8 Book, 472 pp $20.00
Urdu-English Vocabulary (Student Pronouncing Dictionary)
by M.A.R. Barker, H.J. Hamdani, K.M.S. Dihlavi.
Beginners dictionary based on newspaper word counts. More than 6,500 entries arranged alphabetically with frequencies of occurrence. First 1,000 words cover over 86% of the words a student will encounter.
   438-2 Book, 382 pp $15.00
Spoken Vietnamese
by R.B. Jones and Huynh Sanh Thong.
Speech of educated people in Saigon with an appendix on Northern Dialect.
   371-8 Book, 310 pp $15.00
   372-6 Cassettes (6) $75.00
   373-4 Book and Cassettes $90.00
New Ways to Learn a Foreign Language
by Robert A. Hall, Jr.
An up-to-date treatment of the nature of language; survey of language learning techniques. Includes grammatical sketches of eight languages. Dispels the folklore of language learning.
   293-2 Book, 188 pp $10.00
Spoken English as a Foreign Language
by William E. Welmers.
A useful guide to problems that face the foreign learner of English. Indispensable for ESL teachers.
   opt001-1 Ya Gotta Know It $40.00
   289-4 27 pp $2.50
English for Burmans
by Gordon F. Schmader.
   601-6 Book and Cassettes $110.00
   300-9 Book, 386 pp $20.00
   600-8 Cassettes (10) $90.00
English for Speakers of Mandarin Chinese
by Isabella Yiyun Yen.
   603-2 Book and Cassettes $110.00
   301-7 Book, 356 pp $20.00
   602-1 Cassettes (9) $90.00
English for Greeks
by F.W. Householder, Jr.
   302-5 Book, 383 pp $20.00
   604-0 Cassettes (7) $90.00
   605-9 Book and Cassettes $110.00
English for Iranians
by Herbert H. Paper and Mohammad Ali Jazayery
   304-1 Book, 333 pp $20.00
   618-0 Cassettes (7) $90.00

 
  Spoken English as a Foreign Language
This Series was prepared under the aegis of the American Council of Learned Societies, the U.S. Department of State and the Division of Modern Languages, Cornell University. Instructions for use of each course are written in the language of the learner.

   619-9 Book and Cassettes $110.00
   305-X Book, 374 pp $20.00
   608-3 Cassettes (9) $90.00
   609-1 Book and Cassettes $110.00
English for Koreans
by Fred Lukoff.

   610-5 Cassettes (9) $90.00
   611-3 Book and Cassettes $110.00
   306-8 Book, 486 pp $20.00
English for Speakers of Spanish (El Ingles Hablado)
by F.B. Agard
   307-6 Book, 415 pp $20.00
   311-4 Cassettes (5) $70.00
   312-2 Book and Cassettes $90.00
English for Speakers of Thai
by William J. Gedney.
   612-1 Cassettes (9) $90.00
   613-X Book and Cassettes $110.00
   308-4 Book, 354 pp $20.00
English for Turks (Konusulan Ingilizce)
by Robert B. Lees.
   614-8 Cassettes (9) $90.00
   615-6 Book and Cassettes $110.00
   309-2 Book, 353 pp $20.00
English for Speakers of Vietnamese
by William W. Gage.
   310-6 Book, 366 pp $20.00
   616-4 Cassettes (9) $90.00
   617-2 Book and Cassettes $110.00
Spoken Tales from Kalila wa Dimna for Students of Arabic
by Munther A. Younes
<P>Spoken Language Services, Inc. proudly announces publication of Tales from Kalila wa Dimna for Students of Arabic by Munther A. Younes. The work consists of a handsome text and 3 CDs, on which the author recites selected stories.</P> <P>Kalila wa Dimna is a well-known Arabic literary classic collection of fables about people and animals that has long been enjoyed by Arab children and adults alike. In this illustrated rendition, Younes retells these fables in simplified language for intermediate and advanced students of Arabic. Compact Disks accompany the text to provide three hours of audio.</P> <P>The materials aim to build the student's confidence with the language. The presence of a context and a story line promotes comprehension and enables students to intuit the meaning of unfamiliar words and structures.</P> <P>Students and language learners will appreciate both the allegorical and literal value of the stories. They will experience an enriching, more relaxing way to increase their comprehension and speaking skills.</P> <P>Munther Younes is Senior Lecturer in Arabic Language and Linguistics at Cornell University. His other publications include Elementary Arabic: An Integrated Approach and Intermediate Arabic: An Integrated Approach, both published by Yale University Press.</P>
   131-6 Book and CD Set $50.00
Spoken Spanish
S. N. Trevino
Everyday speech of Latin-American Speakers
   226-6 Basic Course on Cassette $90.00
Intermediate/Advanced Speakers of English

These books and audio materials give to the non-native yet intermediate or advanced speaker of English a greate introduction to everyday American colloquial conversational speech
   OPT001-1 Ya Gotta Know It! $40.00

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