Materials for SOAS Language Centre Courses

LWT (Less widely taught) Languages

This page shows you what materials you need to buy for our LWT language courses at SOAS Language Centre in London.

Course materials are not included in the course fee and can be purchased from the SOAS bookshop bookshop@soas.ac.uk.

You are advised not to purchase course materials until your course has been confirmed. Registered students will be informed as soon as the course is confirmed, no later than five days before the scheduled start.

 

August 2012

SOAS Language Centre Courses by Language Course Materials for LWT Languages

 

Language

Level

Text

Afrikaans

Introduction

Lutrin, B. (2004) Afrikaans Handbook and Study Guide (Revised Ed.). South Africa: Berlut Books

     

Amharic

Introduction

In-house materials have been devised for this course.

Amharic

Elementary

Appleyard, D. (2007) Colloquial Amharic (Paperback + MP3 Ed.). London: Routledge

     

Bengali

Beginners

Text(s) to be confirmed at the start of the course.

     
Burmese Elementary

Okell, J. (1996) Burmese by Ear or Essential Myanmar. This is available as a website download.

     

Gujarati

Introduction

Dave, J. (2012) Colloquial Gujarati (2nd Ed.). London: Routledge

     

Hindi

Beginners

Snell, R. (2010) Get Started in Hindi (2nd Ed.). London: Teach Yourself Books

     
Igbo Introduction

In-house materials have been devised for this course.

     

Indonesian

Introduction

Mintz, M. W. (2007) A Course in Conversational Indonesian (3rd Rev. Ed.). Australia: Indonesian/Malay Texts and Resources

     

Kurdish (Kurmanji)

Introduction

Özel, Ç. (2004) Kurdiya Nûjen (Modern Kurdish for Beginners) (2nd Ed.). Istanbul: Kurdish Institute

& Onen, R. et al. (2009) Hînker: Asta Yekemîn (Instruction Book: Level One). Istanbul: Kurdish Institute
Kurdish (Kurmanji)

Post-Beginners/

Native Speakers

In-house materials have been devised for this course.

     

Malay

Introduction

Othman, Z. (2012) Colloquial Malay (2nd Ed.). London: Routledge

     

Nepali

Beginners

Hutt, M. and Subedi, A. (2010) Complete Nepali. London: Teach Yourself Books

     

Panjabi

Introduction

Text(s) to be confirmed at the start of the course.

     

Pashto (Afghan)

Introduction

Text(s) to be confirmed at the start of the course.

     

Persian

Beginners

Farzad, N. (2010) Complete Persian. London: Teach Yourself Books

Persian

Lower Intermediate

Farzad, N. (2010) Complete Persian. London: Teach Yourself Books

     
Sanskrit Introduction Maurer, W. H. (2009) The Sanskrit Language: an Introductory Grammar and Reader (Revised Ed.) London: Routledge

Sanskrit

Beginners

Maurer, W. H. (2009) The Sanskrit Language: an Introductory Grammar and Reader (Revised Ed.) London: Routledge

Sanskrit

Lower Intermediate

Maurer, W. H. (2009) The Sanskrit Language: an Introductory Grammar and Reader (Revised Ed.) London: Routledge

Sanskrit

Upper Intermediate

Deshpande, M. M. (1999) Samskrta-Subodhini: A Sanskrit Primer. Michigan: University of Michigan

Sanskrit Reading Circle 1, 2

In-house materials have been devised for this course.

     
Sinhala Introduction

In-house materials have been devised for this course.

     

Somali

Elementary

Orwin, M. (2007) Colloquial Somali (Paperback+CD Ed.). London: Routledge

     

Swahili

Beginners

McGrath, D. and Marten, L. (2011) Colloquial Swahili (2nd Ed.). London: Routledge

Swahili

Lower Intermediate

McGrath, D. and Marten, L. (2011) Colloquial Swahili (2nd Ed.). London: Routledge

     

Thai

Beginners

Smyth, D. (2010) Complete Thai. London: Teach Yourself Books

Thai

Lower Intermediate

In-house materials have been devised for this course.

Thai Advanced

In-house materials have been devised for this course

     
Tibetan (Classical) Introduction

In-house materials have been devised for this course.

     

Turkish

Beginners

Yılmaz, H. and Söker, Z. (2008) Yabancı Dilim Türkçe 1: Dilmer Yayınları. İstanbul: Dilmer

Turkish

Lower Intermediate

Yılmaz, H. and Söker, Z. (2008) Yabancı Dilim Türkçe 1: Dilmer Yayınları. İstanbul: Dilmer

     

Urdu

Beginners

Matthews, D. and Dalvi, K. (2010) Complete Urdu. London: Teach Yourself Books

Urdu

Lower Intermediate

Matthews, D. and Dalvi, K. (2010) Complete Urdu. London: Teach Yourself Books

Urdu

Advanced

In-house materials have been devised for this course.

     

Vietnamese

Introduction

Healy, D. (2010) Complete Vietnamese. London: Teach Yourself Books

     

Yoruba

Beginners, Elementary

Barber, K. and Oyètádé, A. (1999) Yorùbá Wuyì. London: Hakuna Matata Press

     

Zulu

Introduction

Text(s) to be confirmed at the start of the course.

 

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