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    • testimonial - LDL 122 Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Beginners II

      LDL 122 Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Beginners II 

      Course description This course will build on LDL 121 and will focus on language used for expressing time in Očhéthi Šakówiŋ (habitual events, specific events in the past, non-specific events in the past, future or potential events, asking "when”). Other topics include the concept of “can” and “want” in Očhéthi Šakówiŋ; two verb constructions; relative clauses for describing people, animals and objects; direct speech and reported speech; Očhéthi Šakówiŋ counterparts for

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    • testimonial - LDL 123 Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Beginners III

      LDL 123 Intensive Očhéthi Šakówiŋ for Beginners III 

      Course description This course will build on LDL 122 and will focus on conditional clauses, indirect questions, postpositions, and T-words (question words). The course will review animal vocabulary (body parts, describing animals, animal activities etc.) with the aim of using the topic of traditional animals for practicing various sentence patterns and communicative situations. Students will be introduced to frequency adverbs, usages of common verbs, and the difference between commands and reported

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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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    • testimonial - LDL 201 Teaching Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Level I Methods B

      LDL 201 Teaching Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Level I Methods B 

      This course is an intensive practical review of teaching methods for language acquisition, and is both a refresher of “best practices” in  teaching and a discussion of new advanced methods. 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.

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    • testimonial - LDL 202 Teaching Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Level II Methods B

      LDL 202 Teaching Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Level II Methods B 

      This course is an intensive practical overview of teaching Očhéthi Šakówiŋ language and will review methods used to teach phonetics and pronunciation along with simple interrogative sentences. 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.

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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 211 Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Syntax I

      LDL 211 Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Syntax I 

      This course offers an introduction to Očhéthi Šakówiŋ sentence structure and syntax, providing the foundation needed to understand and introduce sentence structures 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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