- offers beginning students a thematically organized and integrative
approach to the Uyghur language that emphasizes communicative activities,
step-by-step development of linguistic skills, and elements of Uyghur culture.
A multimedia DVD includes audio that helps develop listening and speaking
skills and videos filmed in different regions of Xinjiang, China.
- this book's primary purpose is to teach conversational skills. No
familiarity with the structure of Turkic languages is assumed, and the
material is appropriate for both self-instruction and classroom use.
For those familiar with other Turkic languages, it demonstrates the
characteristics specific to Uyghur and provides useful reading practice
in Roman- and Arabic-based script. Spoken Uyghur also contains an extensive
description of the morphophonology and orthography of the language, and
fifteen instructional dialogue units, with extensive notes explaining grammar
- the bilingual dictionary has a concise vocabulary for daily use, and
the phrasebook allows instant communication, from introducing yourself to
finding a doctor. Includes 4,000 dictionary entries; phonetics that are
intuitive for English speakers; essential phrases on topics such as transportation,
dining out, and business; and concise grammar and pronunciation sections.
- this book discusses the history of Xinjiang and its unique
population of Chinese Muslims. The author follows fifty years of
Uyghur discontent, particularly the development of individual and
collective acts of resistance since 1949, as well as the role of
various transnational organizations in cultivating dissent.
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