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ERIC Number: ED396521
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 62
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-55500-056-8
Yup'ik Phrase and Conversational Lessons.
Jacobson, Anna W.; Jacobson, Steven A., Ed.
This guide to conversational language in Yup'ik Eskimo is designed to accompany audiotape recordings (not included here). It contains the phrases and sentences used in 30 lessons. A brief introduction comments on the format of the text. Lessons are on these topics: Yup'ik phonology and common brief expressions; exclamations; greetings and leave-taking; common commands or requests; common questions and sample answers; personal conditions; introductions; asking and telling names and general dialogue; birthplace, birthday, age, and address; common nouns; general dialogue; directions; weather; counting; place names; seasons; time; days of the week; foods; household items; fish, animals, and birds; eating; at the store; making airplane reservations; having a steam bath; at the doctor's office; a short stay in a village; and holidays. Some lessons provide sentences for dialogue, while others provide phrases only. A brief bibliography of useful related works is appended. (MSE)
Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, P.O. Box 757680, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7680; audiotapes also available.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: EnglishYupik
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska Univ., Fairbanks. Alaska Native Language Center.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Accompanying audiotapes are not included here.