This reader is intended for a student of the Burmese language who has mastered the alphabet primer and wishes to pursue a course leading to an appreciation of Burmese literature by starting with journalistic literature on a variety of subjects. Fifty-two selections are included from two Burmese dailies in Yangon (Rangoon), the New Light of Myanmar and the Mirror issued during May to October 1995. Each selection consists of the Burmese text, a vocabulary list, notes, and the English translation. There is a cumulative glossary, as well as a description of the Burmese alphabet and appendices of numbers, months and days, abbreviations, etc.
Myanmar Newspaper Reader