Learn how to speak Lao
Lao is a tonal language of the
Tai–Kadai language family. It is the official language of
Laos, and also spoken in the northeast of Thailand, where it
is usually referred to as the Isan language. Being the
primary language of the Lao people, Lao is also an important
second language for the multitude of ethnic groups in Laos
and in Isan.
language course was developed by The Foreign Services
institute. It is meant to be used as a crash course in
a foreign language for basic conversational ability by a
foreign traveler or diplomat. It is an introductory
course meant for beginners and includes basic conversational
language by native speakers.
consists Basic Lao, Everyday Lao, and Reading Lao. All
told there are 175 lessons in mp3 format, with multiple student texts
in PDF format of over 1,500 pages. Adobe Reader is
required to view the PDF files, while the mp3 files can be
listened to by any audio player on your PC.
time of course: 48 hours, 18 minutes, 21 seconds.
A must have resource for any foreign traveler!
Please note, this disk is only for use in your computer's
drive! It will NOT play in the DVD Player hooked up to
your TV or the CD player in your car!
This is a DVD-ROM disk, so you need a DVD-ROM drive on your
PC to play it.
This disk contains this
foreign language course in MP3 format. This is not for
use in your CD player, it is not for your DVD player, even
if they play MP3 disks. This disk is only formatted to
be opened in your computer. You have to insert this
disk in your PC, click on "My Computer" and click on the
disk to open the files. You can copy the MP3 files to
your PC, and then load them on to any MP3 player of your
choice. Please note: that if you try to
play this disk on anything other than your computer, it