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Complete Nepali

Complete Nepali
$39.00
Item Code: NAK928
Author: Michael Hutt, Krishna Pradhan & Abhi Subedi
Publisher: Hechhette Book Publishing India Pvt. Ltd
Language: Nepali Text With English Translation
Edition: 2010
ISBN: 9781444101966
Pages: 432 (Throughout B/W Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 7.5 inch X 5.0 inch
weight of the book: 304 gms
About The Author

Michael Hutt is the Professor of Nepali and Himalayan Studies at SOAS (the school of Oriental and African Studies) in London. He completed a PhD on the history of the Nepali language and its literature at SAOS in 1984 and has been engaged in teaching and research relating to Nepal there since 1978.

Krishna Pradhan is the Senior Lecture in Nepali at SOAS, where he teaches undergraduate, postgraduate and non-degree courses in Nepali Language. Krishna took his BA in Economics and History and an MA in Sociology from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu. He began his professional career by teaching American and British volunteers in Kathmandu in 1982. Later he worked at the American mission (US Embassy and USAID), where he taught Nepali to American diplomats and development officers as well as Fulbright professors, scholars and many PhD candidates from American university’s ‘Cornell Nepal study programme’ in Kathmandu , and he was a visiting lecturer at Cornell in 1997 and 2000. Since he joined SOAS in 2004 he has develop a range of new audio and video materials for students of Nepali language and completed a new online Nepali dictionary.

Abhi Subedi was born in eastern Nepal and educated in Nepal and Britain. He is a professor of English at Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu and an established writer who has published works I both and history. He has also translated works from English into Nepali and from Nepali into English. He writes regular column in Nepal’s Nepali and English-language media and is very closely associated with language pedagogy, especially the teaching and syllabus writing of English in Nepal. Besides English, Subedi has taught Nepali to expatriates in Nepali at different times: these have included tourists, ambassadors, freaks, priests and lovers.

 

Contents

 

  Meet the Aurhors XI
  Only got a Minute? XII
  Only got 5 Minutes? XIV
  Only got 10 Minutes? XVI
  How to use the book XXIII
  The Nepali script and sound system XXVII
1 Are you Bindu? 1
2 How far is is to kathmandu, brother? 20
3 How many? 36
4 Whose is it? 50
5 What do you do? 69
6 Give me 500 rupees 90
7 The best 106
8 I came yesterday 114
9 I'll go when I've eaten 134
10 In the market 155
11 It seems fine to me 164
12 Where has he gone? 176
13 Dear Raju 195
14 If it rains 208
15 I'll go next year 220
16 What should I do? 231
17 You're not allowed in 242
18 I can learn Nepali 252
19 At the doctor's 263
20 The map of Nepal 277
21 I used to smoke 286
22 Shall I make tea? 301
23 If he'd taken the medicine 310
24 If that's how it is 321
  Appendices 330
  Key to exercises 333
  Nepali-English glossary 356
  English-Nepali glossary 377

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