Colloquial Tibetan

Colloquial Tibetan

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24 cm. - a textbook of the Lhasa dialect : with reference grammar and exercises : a contextual approach /
A Textbook for the Lhasa DialectColloquial Tibetanis 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 evidential categories carried by verbs and conjugations, the time-based aspect of the language etc.