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    • LG 202 Lakota Grammar for Pre-intermediate Level - II

      LG 202 Lakota Grammar for Pre-intermediate Level – II 

      Course Description (Wóuŋspe Oyákapi): This one credit course builds on LG 102 and provides coverage of Lakota morphology at a pre-intermediate to intermediate level. It focuses primarily on Lakota 1st dative and 2nd dative verbs, possessive verbs and verbs with indefinite object marker. Although the course relies more heavily on instruction in order to cover the extensive material, it also offers a reasonable amount of oral practice so that students can enhance their ability to conjugate verbs in communicative situations. This course will benefit both second language learners

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    • LG 203 Lakota Grammar for Pre-intermediate Level - III

      LG 203 Lakota Grammar for Pre-intermediate Level – III 

      Course description This one credit course builds on LG 103 and provides coverage of Lakota sentence structure at a pre-intermediate to intermediate level. It focuses primarily on quoted and reported speech, reported commands and questions, cleft sentences, relative clauses, complement clauses and conditional clauses. Although the course relies more heavily on instruction in order to cover the extensive material, it also offers a reasonable amount of oral practice so that students can enhance their ability to conjugate verbs in communicative situations. This course will

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    • LG 201 Lakota Grammar for Pre-intermediate Level - I

      LG 201 Lakota Grammar for Pre-intermediate Level – I 

      Course Description (Wóuŋspe Oyákapi): This one credit course provides an intermediate coverage of Lakota grammar. It will focus on conjunctions, partitives, quantifiers, mass nouns, noun incorporation, empathic pronouns, additive focus, restrictive focus, intensifiers, comparative, superlative and adverbs of time. Although the course relies more heavily on instruction in order to cover the extensive material, it also offers a reasonable amount of oral practice so that students can enhance their ability to conjugate verbs in communicative situations. This course will benefit bo

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    • CL 201 Communicative Lakota for Pre-intermediate Level - I

      CL 201 Communicative Lakota for Pre-intermediate Level – I 

      Course Description (Wóuŋspe Oyákapi): This course is the first of a three-course continuum and is designed for second language learners of Lakota at the pre-intermediate level. The course will build on the foundations of LakC 101, LakC 102 and LakC 103 and it will continue to develop the students’ oral communication proficiency through highly interactive teaching activities.   Required Text and Materials: Black Bear, Ben, Jr. and Ullrich, J. (2016). Lakota Grammar Handbook. Bloomington, Indiana: Lakota Language Consortium. New Lakota

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    • CL 202 Communicative Lakota for Pre-intermediate Level - II

      CL 202 Communicative Lakota for Pre-intermediate Level – II 

      Course Description (Wóuŋspe Oyákapi): This course is the second of a three-course continuum and is designed for second language learners of Lakota at the pre-intermediate level. The course will build on the foundations of LakC 101, LakC 102 and LakC 103 and it will continue to develop the students’ oral communication proficiency through highly interactive teaching activities. Required Text and Materials: Black Bear, Ben, Jr. and Ullrich, J. (2016). Lakota Grammar Handbook. Bloomington, Indiana: Lakota Language Consortium. New Lakota D

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    • CL 203 Communicative Lakota for Pre-intermediate Level - III

      CL 203 Communicative Lakota for Pre-intermediate Level – III 

      This course is the last of a three course continuum and is designed for second language learners of Lakota at the pre-intermediate level. The course will continue to develop the students’ oral communication proficiency through highly interactive teaching activities and increase learners vocabulary, grammar awareness and idiomatic knowledge building onto the material introduced in CL 201 and

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    • testimonial - z-LDL 251 Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Song and Dance

      z-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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