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9781771471558

The book of languages : talk your way around the world

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Did you know that there are nearly 7,000 languages spoken around the world? This book introduces you to a wide variety of different languages to start you off on your language-learning journey. Find out where languages come from and where they are spoken. From Arabic to Zulu, Morse code to whale song, this book is packed with language facts and phrases to help you communicate all around the world. It includes: basic vocabulary and short dialogues to practise, maps and flags to show where languages are spoken and information on non-verbal languages, including sign language.

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Bell Memorial Library - Nunda J 400 WEBB (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781771471558
  • ISBN: 1771471557
  • Physical Description: 63 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Owlkids Books Inc., 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Originally published: London : Franklin & Watts, 2013.
Formatted Contents Note:
Hello! -- Why Language is Important -- A Short History of Language -- Language Facts -- Language Families -- Speak My Language! -- Afro-Asiatic. Arabic -- Hebrew -- Altaic. Japanese -- Turkish -- Korean -- Indo-European. Germanic: English -- German -- Danish -- Dutch -- Romance: Spanish -- Portugese -- French -- Italian -- Slavic: Russian -- Polish -- Indo-Iranian: Hindi-Urdu -- Bengali -- Niger-Congo. Swahili -- Zulu -- Quechumaran. Quechua -- Sino-Tibetan. Mandarin Chinese -- Nonverbial Languages -- Sign Language -- Semaphore -- Morse Code -- Animal Communication.
Summary, etc.:
Did you know that there are nearly 7,000 languages spoken around the world? This book introduces you to a wide variety of different languages to start you off on your language-learning journey. Find out where languages come from and where they are spoken. From Arabic to Zulu, Morse code to whale song, this book is packed with language facts and phrases to help you communicate all around the world. It includes: basic vocabulary and short dialogues to practise, maps and flags to show where languages are spoken and information on non-verbal languages, including sign language.
Target Audience Note:
For primary school children.
Subject: Language and languages > Juvenile literature.
Language and languages > Study and teaching (Primary)
LANGUAGE STUDY.
Language and languages.
Language and languages.
Genre: Juvenile works.


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