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  • isiZulu made easy - a step-by-step guide
  • Mkhombo SM, Zondo N, Malindi N
  • ISBN: 9780627023965
  • eISBN: 9780627031533
  • ePub ISBN: N/A
  • 228 Pages | Published: 1999

Designed to be a step-by-step guide to isiZulu, this guide is aimed at the layman and student of comparative languages and contains a detailed list of vocabulary and covers aspects of grammar.  English and Afrikaans translations are provided throughout. Previously, African languages were not afforded the same status in South Africa as English and Afrikaans. Now, however they are included in the 11 official languages. Every chapter begins with an orientation to help the learner. The pictorial vocabulary in the first chapter enables easy reference and visual associations.

1. Pictorial vocabulary (Prente-woordeskat)
2. An overview of the isiZulu sentence construction ('n Oorsig van die samestelling van die isiZulu-sin)
3. The sound (phonetical) structure of isiZulu (Die klank- (fonetiese) struktuur van isiZulu)
4. Vocabulary for specific life situations (Woordeskat in spesifieke lewensomstandighede)
5. The noun (Die selfstandige naamwoord)
6. The prefix (Die voorvoegsel)
7. The root (Die wortel)
8. The suffix (Die agtervoegsel)
9. The pronoun (Die voornaamwoord)
10. The verb (Die werkwoord)
11. The concord (Kongruensie)
12. The tenses (Die tye)
13. The singular and the plural forms (Die enkelvoud en meervoud)
14. The adjective (Die byvoeglike naamwoord)
15. The adverb (Die bywoord)
16. The diminutive (Die verkleinwoord)
17. The augmentative (Die vergrotingswoord)
18. The demonstrative (Die aanwysende voornaamwoord)
19. The interrogative (Die vraende voornaamwoord)
20. The possessive (Die besitlike voornaamwoord)
21. The moods (Die wyses)
22. The conjunction (Die voegwoord)
23. The enumerative (the system of counting) (Die opsommende wyse, die telwyse)
24. The locative (Die plekaanduidende naamval)
25. The positive and negative forms of expression (Die positiewe en die ontkennende vorms)
26. Synonyms (words with a similar meaning) (Sinonieme)
27. Antonyms (words with opposite meanings) (Antonieme)
28. General vocabulary (Algemene woordeskat)

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