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    • LG 301 Phonology I

      LG 301 Phonology I 

      Course description This one credit course provides a more comprehensive introduction to Lakota phonology than that offered in LG 101. Students will learn about the Lakota phonemic inventory, consonant clusters and numerous fast speech phenomena. The course will also offer practice in listening comprehension. This course will benefit both second language learners and those native speakers who are current or prospective Lakota language teachers. Course textbooks Lakota Grammar Handbook. Jan Ullrich, with Ben Black Bear, Lakota La

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    • LG 303 Syntax III

      LG 303 Syntax III 

      Course description This one credit course builds on LG 103 and LG 203 and provides coverage of Lakota sentence structure at an upper-intermediate level. It focuses on sentences with transportation verbs, change of state, adverbial clauses, nominalization, sentences with “empty” they, passive participle and passive voice, auxiliary verbs and on various multi-verb constructions. 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 c

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    • LG 302 Morphology III (derivational)

      LG 302 Morphology III (derivational) 

      Course description This one credit course builds on LG 102 and LG 202. It focuses primarily on Lakota derivational morphology, such as instrumental prefixes, locative prefixes. 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 and those native speakers who are current or prospective Lakota language teachers. Cours

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    • CL 303 Communicative Lakota for Intermediate Level - III

      CL 303 Communicative Lakota for Intermediate Level – III 

      Course description This is the third course of a three course continuum and is designed for second language learners of Lakota at the 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 covered in the previous Communicative Lakota courses. Course textbooks New Lakota Dictionary. Lakota Language Consortium, Bloomington, 2011.

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    • CL 302 Communicative Lakota for Intermediate Level - II

      CL 302 Communicative Lakota for Intermediate Level – II 

      Course description This is the second course of a three course continuum and is designed for second language learners of Lakota at the 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 covered in the previous Communicative Lakota courses. Course textbooks New Lakota Dictionary. Lakota Language Consortium, Bloomington, 2011.

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    • CL 301 Communicative Lakota for Intermediate Level - I

      CL 301 Communicative Lakota for Intermediate Level – I 

      Course description This is the first course of a three course continuum and is designed for second language learners of Lakota at the 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 covered in the previous Communicative Lakota courses.   Course textbooks New Lakota Dictionary. Lakota Language Consortium, Bloomington, 2011.

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    • testimonial - z-LDL 243 Field Methods and Transcription I

      z-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 - 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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