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The book of languages : talk your way around the world

Author: Mick Webb
Publisher: London : Franklin Watts, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book introduces you to a wide variety of different languages to start you off on your language-learning journey. Find out where languages come from and where they are spoken. From Arabic to Zulu, Morse code to whale song, this book is packed with language facts and phrases to help you communicate all around the world.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mick Webb
ISBN: 9781445134277 1445134276
OCLC Number: 872982943
Notes: Originally published: 2013.
Includes: basic vocabulary and short dialogues to practise; maps and flags to show where languages are spoken; information on non-verbal languages, including sign language.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Hello! --
Language facts --
Language families --
Speak my language! --
Afro-Asiatic --
Altaic --
Indo-European --
Celtic --
Germanic --
Romance --
Slavic --
Indo-Iranian --
Niger-Congo --
Sino-Tibetan --
Non-verbal languages --
Glossary --
Further information --
Goodbye! --
Index.
Responsibility: Mick Webb.

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Sure to be hugely popular. Kate Agnew (Children's Bookshop, Muswell Hill) A good introduction... bright and breezy. Carousel

 
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