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Colloquial Tibetan A Textbook of Lhasa Dialect

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Product ID: 81-86470-30-1


Author: Tseten Chonjore


Colloquial Tibetan is the result of the authors experience as a Tibetan language teacher to foreign students for 18 long years. It covers a detailed grammatical analysis of the Lhasa colloquial and clarifies the similarities and differences between literary and Lhasa colloquial grammar. In a simple fashion, the author follows a contextual teaching method introducing unique forms such as the personal /impersonal perspective, the evidentail categories carried by verbs and conjugations, the time-based aspect of the language etc