The book contains the following sections:
- Pulaar orthography and pronunciation guide
- Nouns and pronouns
- Parts of the human body/expressions related to the body
- Noun classes
- Question words
- The verbal system
- Types of infinitives
- Expressions related to time
- Various grammatical structures
- Confusing words
- Foreign expressions in Pulaar
- Some dialectal differences
- Fula dialogues
244 pages - available only in paperback
Nianngen Pulaar: A Handbook on the Fula Language is designed to provide the basic grammatical structures for non-native learners of Pulaar to enable them to master the language as quickly as possible. There is a large dose of contextualized language material which makes learning the language effortless, effective, and enjoyable.
Pulaar speakers would also benefit from the real-life situations enacted in the book.
Fodeh Baldeh has postgraduate qualifications in English as a
Second Language, Linguistics, and English Language Teaching. He has taught English for many years at secondary, teacher-training, and university levels.
Other books by Baldeh include Better English Language Learning and Teaching, A Senior Course in English Pronunciation, The Student’s Companion to Good English, and Mind your English!
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