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Tongan Language Course, Audio CD, Learn, Speak, Instruction
$229.95 includes 14 Audio CD discs + $18.80 p&h or $56.80 foreign delivery (this is a heavy package!)
Item Code : PACI4393
Includes 14 Audio CD discs and a 760-page textbook. IN STOCK!! Brand new. Includes 14 audio CD's and the "Intensive Course in Tongan" textbook. The audio CD's are a necessity for anyone wanting to learn the Tongan language. The readings on the audio CD's are very clear and easy to follow. The reader gives you plenty of time to repeat after them, which is very effective in learning. Also the songs and readings are very entertaining. This is a good buy for a serious Tongan language learning student or traveller. These are the only Tongan audio CD's available. The course includes word studies, conversational dialogues, idiomatic expressions, grammatical points and vocabulary, Tongan music, and much more. A true gem of a course! What a joy it is to be able to communicate in the native language of the Tongans.
$39.95 + $6.80 p&h or $14.80 foreign delivery
Item Code : ISLE4395
The Student's English-Tongan and Tongan-English Dictionary had its beginning in 1991 in The Kingdom of Tonga. It was written with the primary aim of helping the many students in Tonga who must learn their lessons using English, and has been the best selling dictionary in Tonga. It has been used extensively throughout Tonga's schools. With this "American Edition," printed in the United States, The Student's English-Tongan and Tongan-English Dictionary is now available to all those in the U.S. who have wanted a copy. This "American Edition" is essentially the same as the edition printed in Tonga, with two important additions. We have added a section containing useful phrases that we believe will be helpful to Tongans living and working in the U.S. and to English speakers who travel to Tonga. For English speakers we have also included a section on pronouncing Tongan words. In the first section of the dictionary we have listed three thousand of the most commonly used English words and given their Tongan equivalents. These are the English words most likely to be encountered in reading or everyday speech. In all cases we have attempted to capture the meaning of a Tongan word as it is used today by native Tongan-speakers. Where it is felt to be helpful we have identified a word's grammatical form. The second section of this dictionary contains a list of five thousand commonly used Tongan words and their English meanings. We have chosen Tongan words that one normally encounters in everyday speech and conversation in Tonga today. We hope this dictionary will continue to be a help to all needing to understand both the Tongan and the English languages.