Designed to cover beginning college levels of language instruction, Uzbek: An Elementary Textbook provides learners and instructors with a wide selection of materials and task-oriented activities to facilitate the development of language learning. It offers a thematically organized and integrative approach to the Uzbek language and its culture, including a functional approach to grammar, an emphasis on integrated skills development, and the use of authentic materials such as videos filmed in various regions of Uzbekistan. The textbook includes a supplementary Cyrillic reader, an extensive glossary, and four-color illustrations and photographs throughout.
The Uzbek alphabet, greetings and introductions, commands and requests, daily routines, etiquette, weather, family, money, food, clothing, travel, leisure, and medical matters.
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Uzbek: An Intermediate Textbook
Designed to help adult professional and higher education learners deepen their understanding of the Uzbek language, culture, and its people, Uzbek: An Intermediate Textbook uses a wide selection of materials and task-oriented activities drawn from realistic situations and contexts to develop the four language skills (listening, reading, speaking, and writing). With special attention to grammatical accuracy, a variety of texts, audio clips, videos, and activities it encourages learners to explore Uzbek culture and to compare and contrast it with their own.
Uzbek: An Intermediate Textbook prepares learners to perform at level 1+ or 2 on the ILR scale and at the Intermediate High or Advanced Low level on the ACTFL scale.
Features of Uzbek: An Intermediate Textbook
• Topics covered include work, study, personal interests, and travel.
• An accompanying CD-ROM provides audio and video files that complement activities in the book.
• The book uses the Cyrillic alphabet—the alphabet used in current government reports and the mass media as well as in archival material from the Soviet era.
• A useful appendix compares the Cyrillic alphabet with the Latin alphabet.
• Uzbek-English and English-Uzbek glossaries facilitate vocabulary acquisition.
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About the Author
Nigora Azimova is a native of Tashkent, Uzbekistan. She has served as a language specialist at the Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region (CeLCAR) at Indiana University and is a teaching and learning consultant for the Arts and Sciences Support for Education through Technology (ASSETT) program at the University of Colorado-Boulder.