Suleban Said Promotes Learning of Somali Language in New Book

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Faster understanding, higher efficiency ensured by ‘Learning Somali language Book One.’

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His observation about the need for the average Somali, and other non-Somali speakers, to write and read the Somali language has propelled author and Somali language expert Suleban Said to share an effective guide to promote learning at the same time preservation of his mother tongue. “Learning Somali language Book One” (published by Xlibris) is an easy-to-read and understand book aimed at everyone who want to learn Somali.

Somali language has been written with a number of different scripts, including an Arabic-based abjad known as Wadaad's writing, a Latin-based alphabet and the Borama, Osmanya and Kaddare alphabets. In his quest to preserve their mother tongue and promote its continued use in their country and even abroad, Mr. Said helps his countrymen revive and learn their mother tongue with a higher degree of efficiency.

Aided with illustrations, this nationalistic and educational book serves as a valuable tool for the preservation of the culture and language in Somalia and other Somali-speaking countries. “Learning Somali language Book One” is an essential book for the many programs that the Somali Diaspora is currently running to build awareness in the Somali community to revive the language.

“Learning Somali language Book One”
By Suleban Said
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 152 pages | ISBN 9781503557505
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 152 pages | ISBN 9781503557512
E-Book | 152 pages | ISBN 9781503557529
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Suleban Mohamud Said usually writes about Somalia. He was born in Garowe, Somalia in 1964. He is a teacher, consultant, editor and expert in Somali language. He advocates for the Somali language to help Somalis in the Diaspora sustain the language and help pass on their unique culture and the language to the next generation. Aside from “Learning language Book One,” he is also the author of “Maxaa burburiyey Soomaaliya?,” “Maxaase xal noqon kara?,” “Calafla,” “Dhodi’s Nurse” and other short stories.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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