Dari: An Intermediate Textbook, designed to cover one year of instruction, offers beginning learners a communicative approach to learning Dari in a cultural context
Suitable for students and professionals alike, Dari: An Intermediate Textbook offers a thematically-organized approach to learning the Dari language with task-oriented, communicative activities that develop the four primary language skills—speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Incorporating the latest innovations in foreign language teaching and pedagogy, this textbook enhances learners’ ability to communicate successfully with Dari speakers and more fully engage with a rich and vibrant culture. Dari: An Intermediate Textbook prepares learners to perform at level 2 or 2+ on the ILR scale and at the Intermediate High to Advanced Low levels on the ACTFL scale.
Features include:-Videos filmed in the different regions of Afghanistan and audio by native speakers (available to stream for free on the Press website)-Abundant cultural notes on Afghan society, customs, and nonverbal aspects of communication, such as body language and gestures-A functional approach to grammar with explanations presented in both written and spoken contexts to facilitate practice in both modalities-Additional notes for people with experience in Persian to help them learn Dari more efficiently-Chapter themes that facilitate understanding of Afghan daily life and culture