Chamorro Word Book
The Chamorro Word Book features beautifully illustrated vocabulary words, a pronunciation guide, and a glossary. Word categories include family, home, school, the body, opposites, numbers, nature, and time. Illustrations by Roland Miranda bring terms to life.
A part of the Rainbow Word Book Series. Each book in this acclaimed series features 200-400 illustrated introductory vocabulary words, a pronunciation guide, and glossaries. The categories — which include family, home, school, the body, clothing, food, opposites, numbers, nature, and time — accurately portray each culture as well as teach basic vocabulary. A rainbow on each cover illustrates colors.
by Marilyn Salas
edited by Josefina Barcinas
illustrated by Rolan Miranda
“With unparalleled cultural accuracy, the Chamorro Word Book celebrates language and culture through the pictures by Roland Miranda. This unique resource, written for the preservation of Chamorro, the original language of Guam and the Mariana Islands, includes subjects such as greetings and daily expressions, family, food, body parts, tradition, animals, school, numbers, colors and time.”
“When I heard about this new reference text Chamorro Word Book, I was hopeful that it would contain sufficient pragmatic guidance to permit the acquisition of a foreign tongue, and was enthusiastic about the possibility of actually starting to speak Chamorro. I was not disappointed.
This slim volume is both accessible and academically comprehensive.”