[TimorLesteStudies] New Tetun Word-Finder Now Available at Asia Bookroom

Bu Wilson Bu.Wilson at anu.edu.au
Wed Mar 25 16:17:06 EST 2009


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New Tetun Word-Finder Now Available at Asia Bookroom

The newly published 'Word-Finder English-Tetun Tetun-Ingles' is available at
Asia Bookroom. This very useful little reference by Catharina Williams-van
Klinken published by the Sentru Lingua at the Dili Institue of Technology is
presented in a small paperback very suitable for the pocket or bag. 

More details below 

Klinken, Catharina Williams-van. Word-Finder. 
English-Tetun/Tetun-Ingles.  147pp, paperback.  Sentru Lingua Dili Institute
of Technology. Indonesia. 2008. 

Designed to help English speakers understand new words in Tetun as well as
to help Timorese speakers of English. This useful reference contains 4500
Tetun entries and 4900 English entries (the difference in number of entries
due to the differences in the structure of English and Tetun). It includes
mainly words of general interest used in every day life and is suitable for
beginner and intermediate language learners. [Please quote stock ID number
127739 when referring to this item]A$15.95

Other Tetun language books available through Asia Bookroom

Author: Hull, Geoffrey, and Lance Eccles.
Title: Tetum Reference Grammar.
Publication Details: Sebastiao Aparicio da Silva. Sydney. Second revised
Description: xviii + 246pp, glossary, bibliography, index, paperback.
Summary of content: The Tetum Reference Gramma presents a comprehensive
description of the language in a clear and accessible format designed for
the student and the general reader, with minimal linguistic jargon and
plenty of examples to illustrate the various points of grammar.
Publisher's description.
Price AU$45.00 (Approx US $30.60)
[Please quote item number 95979]
Please use this link to view this item on our web site

Author: Hull, Geoffrey.
Title: Concise English-Tetum Dictionary. Disionaru Ingles-Tetun.
Publication Details: Sebastiao Aparicio da Silva Project. NSW. 2006.
Description: xxvii + 379pp, paperback.
Summary of content: This comprehensive dictionary, the first of its kind,
contains concise, accurate and up-to-date definitions, making the vocabulary
of Tetum accessible to English speakers, and providing speakers of Tetum
with a user-friendly guide to English.  All Tetum words are printed in
official standard spelling.

Price AU$57.95 (Approx US $39.41)
[Please quote item number 102163]
Please use this link to view this item on our web site

Author: Hull, Geoffrey.
Title: Dili Tetum.
Publication Details: Instituto Nacional de Linguistica. Winston Hills. 2002.
Description: vi + 44pp, paperback.
Summary of content: "The East Timor Language Profiles are a series of basic
descriptions intended as introductions to linguists and non-linguists
planning to work on or in the regional languages of East Timor. Accurate
descriptions of the phonology (sound system) and morphosyntax (grammar and
word order) of each vernacular follow the same general pattern and are made
as simple and clear as possible in the interests of accessibility. The
principle linguistic features are illustrated with examples. A common text
is translated into each vernacular with both English and Tetum translations
as aids to comparative studies."  
Publisher's description.

Price AU$22.95 (Approx US $15.61)
[Please quote item number 101557]
Please use this link to view this item on our web site

Author: Hull, Geoffrey.
Title: Tetum Language Kit.
Publication Details: Sebastiao Aparicio da Silva. Sydney. 2005.
Description: iv + 127pp, paperback. Includes audio CD.
Summary of content: Tetum Language Manual with companion CD.
Price AU$49.95 (Approx US $33.97)
[Please quote item number 95978]
Please use this link to view this item on our web site

Author: Hull, Geoffrey.
Title: Tetum Language Manual for East Timor.
Publication Details: Sebastiao Aparicio da Silva. Sydney. 5th edition. 2005.
Description: iv + 127pp, paperback.
Summary of content: Includes pronunciation guide, basic grammar,
socio-cultural notes, phrase book, Tetum-English vocabulary, English-Tetum
Price AU$31.95 (Approx US $21.73)
[Please quote item number 95981]
Please use this link to view this item on our web site

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