ERIC Number: ED395486
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Koyukon Language Curriculum. Student Workbook.
Thompson, Chad; And Others
This workbook is designed to assist teenagers and adults in learning the Koyukon language, and is intended as a classroom supplement. Users are encouraged to use the language with native speakers. The text consists of 36 lessons on grammar, conversation, and language patterns: exclamations; a beginning conversation; single words that form a sentence; Koyukon dialects; weather; verbs of position; past and perfective tenses; noun possession; body parts; possessing animal body parts; kin terms; human plurals; numbers and counting; the verb "to eat"; cooking verbs; yes-no questions; human demonstratives; verbs of crying out; direct object prefixes; watching movies; drinking verbs; the verb "to work"; the verbs "to make"; the verb "to be happy"; verbs of motion; future tense; the inceptive tense; and the optative tense. Vocabulary lists, dictation, translation, and other exercises, and illustrations are included in each lesson. Two crossword puzzles are appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Athapascan Languages, Daily Living Skills, Grammar, Interpersonal Communication, Language Patterns, Native Language Instruction, Regional Dialects, Secondary Education, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 900111, Fairbanks, AK 99775-0120.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska Univ., Fairbanks. Alaska Native Language Center.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska