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Old Book on the Shelf: Elementary Lessons in the Swatow Dialect with a Vocabulary referring to Dr Douglas' Dictionary of the Amoy Vernacular
This book is a rare find, and a very useful one too.
Elementary Lessons in the Swatow Dialect [i.e. Teochew] is an unpublished reprint of Herbert Allen Giles’ Handbook of the Swatow Dialect, done by “J.C.G.” for private use in Swatow in 1881.
The book mainly teaches English speakers how to speak essential Teochew simple phrases and sentences.
Old Book on the Shelf: Primary Lessons in Swatow Grammar (Colloquial)
A PDF copy of Primary Lessons in Swatow Grammar (Colloquial) is now available for free download on our online store.
Primary Lessons in Swatow Grammar was published by American Baptist missionary Rev William Ashmore in Swatow in 1884, despite suffering partial loss of sight for a prolonged period because of ophthalmia. He accomplished this with the assistance of Rev. William Duffus of the English Presbyterian Mission, who had charge of a small press.
11 Maps of Teochew region dated 1949
The following 11 maps of the Teochew region and its counties are taken from the covers from the Volume Four issues of Teochew Home News (《潮州鄉訊》) magazine that were published between February and August 1949.
Map of all counties in Teochew 潮州各縣圖
Let's Test Your Teochew (6) 來！來！考考你的潮州話 （六）
How did you fare in the previous rounds? This is the 6th and final challenge!
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Let's Test Your Teochew (1) 來！來！考考你的潮州話 （一）
Brief Review – Primary Lessons in Swatow Grammar (Colloquial)