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Uzbek: An Intermediate Textbook
by Nigora Azimova
Georgetown University Press, 2015
Paper: 978-1-62616-316-4
Library of Congress Classification PL56.1.A953 2015
Dewey Decimal Classification 494.32582421


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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