Beginner's Shona (Chishona) with Online Audio (Paperback)

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Beginner's Shona (Chishona) with Online Audio (Paperback)


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Learn Shona with this complete course, now with free audio download

Spoken by over 10 million people worldwide, Shona (also known as ChiShona) is an official language of Zimbabwe. It is also spoken in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zambia. It is one of the most widely spoken Bantu languages and its writing system was codified during the early 20th century.

Ideal for those new to Shona, learning at home or in the classroom, Beginner's Shona (ChiShona) with Online Audio includes:

  • An introductory section on the geography, climate, economy, arts, culture and history of Zimbabwe, including an extensive section on "Everyday Life" that will be useful to visitors
  • Twelve carefully-paced units, each one opening with a dialogue about an everyday topic followed by vocabulary, expressions, grammar lessons, and exercises
  • Answer key to the exercises
  • Shona-English glossary
  • Online MP3 audio files for free download featuring pronunciation by native speakers
Product Details ISBN: 9780781814270
ISBN-10: 0781814278
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
Publication Date: December 7th, 2021
Pages: 222
Language: English