Lesson Title: 

Jirgah, in Pashtun Larshod (Pashtun Guide)

The two readings in this learning object deal with the institution in Afghan society called the jirgah. Jirgah literally means "meeting." The jirgah in traditional Pashtun society played a role in maintaining order by acting as a sort of judge or arbiter in disputes.

Language: 

  • Pashto

Topic: 

  • Defense/Security

ILR Level: 

  • 1+/2

ACTFL Proficiency: 

  • Advanced-Mid, Advanced-Low, Intermediate-High
  • This ACTFL rating is an approximation based on the ILR level

Modality: 

  • Reading

Learning Objective: 

  • Maintenance & Improvement

Subject Area: 

  • Language

Material Type: 

  • Learning Object

Publication Year: 

2004

ObjectID: 

PASH_2351

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