Travel to the far south of Siberia, where the people of Tuva reside among a beautiful landscape of mountains, forests, and grasslands. A republic of Russia, Tuvan is spoken by the majority of its inhabitants, along with Russian. Rich in geographical attributes, Tuva greets visitors with an abundance of rivers, lakes, and mountains. The country is awash with natural resources, mineral springs, and diverse wildlife. Famous for its internationally known throat-singers, Tuva’s obscure and fascinating culture is sure to captivate your attention.
No interpretation is created equal. Grammar Notes, color-coding, and features that focus on specific grammatical nuances between target and source language strengthens your understanding of Tuvan language structure.
Etiquette, body language, gestures — set the mood. Culture Notes provide a backdrop to learning material and let the Tuvan culture come alive, setting you up to forge deeper connections with Tuvan culture and make a positive impression.
Critical thinking and memory-building exercises blend new vocabulary into lesson progress, allowing you to pick up on the structure of your target language so you can apply new content that will be presented in various contexts throughout the course.
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Learn Tuvan language basics, from common phrases all the way to more advanced concepts
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