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Skeul an Tavas : A Coursebook in Standard Cornish
by Ray Chubb and Michael Everson and Nicholas Williams


Overview - This book has been produced to meet the needs of those learning under the structure of the Languages Ladder programme of the UK Department for Children, Schools and Families. Unlike some other coursebooks this book teaches Cornish in a "can-do" way, and does not expect students to know the finer points of Cornish grammar from the beginning.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This book has been produced to meet the needs of those learning under the structure of the Languages Ladder programme of the UK Department for Children, Schools and Families. Unlike some other coursebooks this book teaches Cornish in a "can-do" way, and does not expect students to know the finer points of Cornish grammar from the beginning. The course starts with the basics -- which are all presented in a friendly and accessible way. This course is aimed at the Breakthrough level of the Languages Ladder. This consists of three stages and Skeul an Tavas is divided into three parts corresponding to those stages. The book contains many practical examples of natural Cornish. Students can practise adding to what they have learned by constructing further examples with the use of a dictionary. Skeul an Tavas contains a complete glossary of all the Cornish words found in the book. The illustrations will help students to learn the meaning of many Cornish words without reference to English. Skeul an Tavas will help any student to acquire Cornish as a spoken language for everyday use. This book uses Standard Cornish ("Kernowek Standard" or "KS") spelling, which is a development of the Cornish Language Partnership's "Standard Written Form," correcting a number of identified problems. Kernowek Standard is more logical, simpler, and easier to learn, and is closer to the forms of the historical language. -- An lyver-ma re beu darbarys rag collenwel othobmow an re-na usy ow tesky in dadn framweyth Skeul an Y thow a Asran Flehes, Scolyow ha Teyluyow an Wlascor Unys. Nyns yw an cors-ma kepar ha nebes lyvrow erel, rag yma va ow tesky Kernowek in maner hewul, heb gwetyas an studhoryon dhe wodhvos i'n kensa le p b poynt munys a ramer an y th. Yma an cors ow tallath gans an taclow elvednek -- hag y oll yw deskys dhe'n studhyor in maner plesont ha sempel. T wlys yw an cors-ma dhe Level Sowena Skeul an Y thow. Yma teyr radn i'n keth level-na hag yma Skeul an Tavas rydnys inter try darn, p b onen anodhans ow cortheby dhe onen a'n teyr rann. Yma lies ensampel vas i'n lyver a Gernowek teythyek. Studhoryon a yll omassaya ha ledanhe a vo deskys gansans solabr s in udn barusy examplys pella dre weres gerlyver. Yma gerva leun in Skeul an Tavas a b b ger Kernowek sys i'n lyver. An lymnansow a wra gweres an studhyoryon ow convedhes styr lies ger heb meras orth an Sowsnek kyn fe. Y f dh Skeul an Tavas a brow br s dhe neb udn studhyor a garsa desky Kernowek avell tavas c wsys p b d dh oll. An lytherednans gwelys i'n lyver-ma yw Kernowek Standard ("KS" p "Standard Cornish"), versyon dysplegys a Form Savonek Screfys ("FSS") Kescowethyans an Tavas Kernowek. Radn vr s a broblemow apert an FSS re beu amendys i'n Kernowek Standard hag yma va moy kesson, moy sempel ha moy sy dhe dhesky s an FSS, ha moy ogas inwedh dhe form an tavas istorek.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781904808930
  • ISBN-10: 190480893X
  • Publisher: Evertype
  • Publish Date: May 2013
  • Page Count: 116
  • Dimensions: 9.21 x 6.14 x 0.28 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.42 pounds


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