New PDF release: Maya for Travelers and Students: A Guide to Language and

By Gary Bevington

The Yucatan Peninsula attracts many North American and ecu tourists every year to view the ruins of the pre-Columbian Classical Maya civilization and the considerable local wildlife. For those tourists, in addition to armchair tourists and scholars, Gary Bevington has ready the 1st normal English-language creation to Yucatec Maya, the local language of the folks indigenous to the region.

Written in nontechnical phrases for rookies who've a uncomplicated wisdom of easy Mexican Spanish, the e-book provides simply understood, functional info for somebody who wish to converse with the Maya of their local language. as well as masking the pronunciation and grammar of Maya, Bevington comprises beneficial tips about studying indigenous languages "in the field." so much important are his discussions of the cultural and fabric worlds of the Maya, observed through crucial phrases and expressions for universal gadgets and reports. A Maya-English-Spanish thesaurus with vast utilization examples and an English-Maya thesaurus finish the book.

Note: The supplemental audiocasette, Spoken Maya for tourists and Students, is now on hand as a free download.

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