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Pashto Script Tutorial - iPad
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This application was developed specifically as a supplemental tool to CeLCAR’s Pashto Elementary Textbook. All of the interactive activities are designed to help beginning Pashto learners start reading and writing in Pashto, which uses Arabic script and consists of 44 letters, more quickly and easily than traditional teaching methods alone.

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Dari Alphabet - Droid App
Web

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Pronunciation This part will help you learn the shapes and sounds of the Dari letters using familiar words in English that resemble the shapes and use similar sounds. Alphabet In this part, you will learn the Dari alphabet with the help of animated pictures and pronunciation of the letters and sample vocabulary. Practice Here, you will first read the word and then find the individual letters it consists of. Select the letter below and ten tap on the space where it appears in the word.

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Pashto Script Tutorial - Droid App
Web

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This interactive application will help you to learn how Pashto letters are handwritten in their various forms. You will be able to master your writing skills in Pashto by looking at different video recordings.

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2022
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2022 Pragmatics & Language Learning Conference

The National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and the Center for Applied Second Language Studies at the University of Oregon are pleased to announce the 2022 Pragmatics and Language Learning Conference (PLL 2022) which will take place online on September 12-14, 2022. The conference main theme will be Teaching and Learning Interactional Pragmatics in a Digital World, but we welcome a broad range of topics in pragmatics, discourse, interaction, and sociolinguistics in their relation to second and foreign language learning, education, and use, approached from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives. We hope this conference brings together scholars and educators from all around the world who are interested in discussing both established and innovative approaches to teaching and learning pragmatics to strengthen our understanding of principles and practices in PLL and push the field to new and exciting directions in research and practice. Plenary talks will be live and we have tried to schedule them so that a large part of our audience can access at least half of them. The rest of the presentations will be simulive (pre-recorded 20 minute presentation with live interaction by the presenters) or poster sessions (5-7 minute-pre-recorded presentation within Zoom breakout rooms for interaction). CALL FOR PROPOSALS The conference main theme will be Teaching and Learning Interactional Pragmatics in a Digital World, but we welcome a broad range of topics in pragmatics, discourse, interaction, and sociolinguistics in their relation to second and foreign language learning, education, and use, approached from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives. ONLINE ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS: DEADLINE: March 1, 2022 via EasyChair Visit our website [ https://bit.ly/PLL2022 ] for more information and instruction on how to prepare your abstract proposal.

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