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SAP is the world's leading publisher of Sinhala language textbooks, with books for colloquial and literary, beginning and intermediate language learners. SAP also publishes beginning and intermediate Nepali language textbooks, and a Nepali-English glossary.

Nine SAP occasional papers, published between 1971 and 1996, are available as open access PDF downloads. The annually published SAP bulletin is also available open access, as are 40 previous bulletins, which used to be published semi-annually, going back to 1990.

SAP also sells three documentary film DVDs on religion and community in Gwalior by Daniel Gold.

Bandara Herath
This reader is designed for the use of students who are learning intermediate Sinhala language in order to improve their reading skills and reading comprehension. The readings are written in semi-…
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Bandara Herath
Spoken Sinhala Grammar is a supplementary handbook of basic colloquial Sinhala grammar for classroom instruction, but also as a resource for reference and for self-study students.  This handbook has…
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Banu Oja & Shambhu Oja
The texts in this reader are recognizable as traditional stories from Nepal and from similar stories recounted around the world. This textbook is intended to assist intermediate and advanced students…
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Theresa McGarry & Liyanage Amarakeerthi
With digital download. A well conceived curriculum that sequentially structures a course that gives students a good grasp over Sinhala, with a knowledge that is appropriate to a first year of…
Theresa McGarry & Liyanage Amarakeerthi
With digital download. A well conceived curriculum that sequentially lays out a course that gives students a good hold over Sinhala, with a knowledge that is appropriate to a first year language…
Bandara Herath
This reader follows Beginning Colloquial Sinhala: An Introductory Sinhala Curriculum by Theresa McGarry and Liyanage Amarakeerthi, from Unit 6 to 40 with readings appropriate to the level of the…
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Theresa McGarry & Liyanage Amarakeerthi
Both with digital download.   A well conceived curriculum that sequentially structures a course that gives students a good grasp over Sinhala, with a knowledge that is appropriate to a first year of…
Bandara Herath
This workbook introduces the student to the Sinhala Alphabet, guiding him/her in learning the Sinhala characters and combinations of the sounds as represented by those characters. From the basic…
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Banu Oja & Shambhu Oja
This textbook introduces students to the Nepali language through 16 lessons.
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Shambhu Oja, Banu Oja, Mark Turin, Elisabeth Uphoff
This glossary has been compiled from the vocabulary contained in Cornell’s other three Nepali textbooks.  All the words in this glossary are coded by subject and by the chapter or story in which they…
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