Co-authored by Linda Murphy Marshall

This reader provides an advanced beginner or intermediate student of Xhosa with 37 natural Xhosa language newspaper texts encompassing a variety of subjects touching the life and culture of Xhosa-speaking people. Each article is provided with all grammatical, lexical, and cultural information necessary to read and understand it. The reader includes an extensive Xhosa lexicon, which includes a composite golssary of all the terms that occur in the selections and forms or patterns treated in the grammatical outline, as well as other vocabulary useful to the student. The book is intended for self-study, but can be used in a classrooom situation or with a native tutor.