Chamorro: A Complete Course of Study
By Aguon, Katherine Bordallo
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This text is a one-year course of study in CHamoru. Presented in a series of simple, graded steps, Dr. Aguon's book is designed to give readers a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of CHamoru. The course follows a logical pattern customarily associated with a language curriculum. Throughout the book, grammar notes illustrate the mechanics of the CHamoru language, which is fundamental to writing. This text is currently adopted by Guam's Department of Education for secondary schools.
Genre: Language, CHamoru
Binding: Hard Cover - 255 pages
Publisher: Katherine B. Aguon, Hagåtña, GU
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions (w x h x d): 8.75" x 11.25" x 0.75"
Weight: 44 oz.
About the Author
Dr. Katherine Bordallo Aguon, prominent educator and author, former Senator and Vice-Speaker of the Guam Legislature, has continuously been lauded for her invaluable contributions to education and for her relentless commitment to write and publish Chamorro language and culture books. Born and educated in Guam, Dr. Aguon earned her Bachelor's degree from the University of Guam, and holds a Master's in education from the University of San Francisco and a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. In all her writings and publications, Dr. Aguon's task has been to build a positive self-image for the Chamorro people, encourage cultural values, and to instill in her writings a strong appreciation and respect for one's heritage.
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