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    • LDL 104 Teaching Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Level IV Methods A

      LDL 104 Teaching Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Level IV Methods A 

      Course description This course, which is an intensive practical overview of teaching Očhéthi Šakówiŋ language, will stress methods to teach Očhéthi Šakówiŋ intermediate conjugation of verbs. Reading, writing, and critical thinking in Očhéthi Šakówiŋ  are emphasized. The course will also address classroom management techniques for the language classroom, as well as the use of different teaching modalities to address diverse learning styles. Course textbooks Lakȟótiya Wóglaka Po! Speak Lakota! Level 4 textbook. Lakota Language Consort

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    • testimonial - LDL 105 Teaching Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Level V Methods A

      LDL 105 Teaching Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Level V Methods A 

      Course description This course is an intensive practical overview of teaching Očhéthi Šakówiŋ language using basic communicative language methods. The course emphasizes the use of organizers, schema, and contextualized exercises. The course will also address classroom management techniques for the language classroom, as well as the use of different teaching modalities to address diverse learning styles. Course textbooks Lakȟótiya Wóglaka Po! Speak Lakota! Level 5 textbook. Lakota Language Consortium, Bloomington, 2013.

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    • LDL 124  Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Elementary I

      LDL 124 Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Elementary I 

      Course description This course is the first of a three course continuum and is designed for second language learners of Očhéthi Šakówiŋ between the beginner and pre-intermediate levels. The course will build on the foundations of LDL 123.

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    • testimonial - LDL 125 Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Elementary II

      LDL 125 Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Elementary II 

      This course is the second of a three course continuum and is designed for second language learners of Očhéthi Šakówiŋ between the beginner and pre-intermediate levels. The course will build on the foundations of LDL 124 by introducing reading and writing simple texts.

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    • testimonial - LDL 126 Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Elementary III

      LDL 126 Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Elementary III 

      This course is the last of a three course continuum and is designed for second language learners of Očhéthi Šakówiŋ between the beginner and pre-intermediate levels. This course, through the use of communicative situations, will focus on creating and practicing the various Očhéthi Šakówiŋ vocabulary, structure, sentence and language patterns and usage introduced in LDL 124 and LDL 125.

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    • LDL 203 Teaching Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Level III Methods B

      LDL 203 Teaching Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Level III Methods B 

      Course description This course is an intensive practical overview of teaching Očhéthi Šakówiŋ language using communicative language teaching methods and will review methods introduced to teach verbs (first, second, and third person) and tense (past, present, and future). The course will also address advanced classroom management techniques for the language classroom, as well as the use of different teaching modalities to address diverse learning styles. Course textbooks Lakȟótiya Wóglaka Po! Speak Lakota! Level 3 textbook. Lakota La

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    • testimonial - LDL 210 Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Inflectional Morphology I

      LDL 210 Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Inflectional Morphology I 

      Course description This course introduces the use of Očhéthi Šakówiŋ morphology so that students are adept at preparing lesson plans and teaching classes using grammatical concepts. Required textbooks New Lakota Dictionary: Lakȟótiyapi-English / English-Lakȟótiyapi & Incorporating the Dakota Dialects of Yankton-Yanktonai & Santee-Sisseton. Edited by Jan F. Ullrich. Bloomington: Lakota Language Consortium, 2008, 2011.

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    • testimonial - LDL 231 Immersion Methods I

      LDL 231 Immersion Methods I 

      Course description This course offers theoretical insights and practical training in various immersion strategies, activities, and approaches in preschool through first grade classrooms.

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    • testimonial - LDL 243 Field Methods and Transcription I

      LDL 243 Field Methods and Transcription I 

      Course description An essential part of language revitalization is the documentation of the language. This is dependent on effective field methods and reliable transcription of recorded texts. This course is designed to teach recording language data from native speakers and transcribing them. Course textbooks New Lakota Dictionary: Lakȟótiyapi-English / English-Lakȟótiyapi & Incorporating the Dakota Dialects of Yankton- Yanktonai & Santee-Sisseton. Edited by Jan F. Ullrich. Lakota Language Consortium, Bloomington, 2011.

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    • testimonial - LDL 251 Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Song and Dance

      LDL 251 Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Song and Dance 

      Course description This course will provide an introduction to the music and dance of the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. The course will include the traditional repertory, cultural context of musical and dance performance, musical styles and song types, dance styles, and study of dance regalia. Some comparative materials from other Native American tribes will be included. Required textbooks Lakota Song and Dance. Black Bear, Benjamin Sr. , Theisz, Ronnie. Sinte Gleska Press, 1984.

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