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Algonquian 1212 Oral Algonquian Structure Part I View Details
Introduction to the analysis of Algonquian languages spoken by students in the class. Basic grammatical features include grammatical categories, gender, verb classes, introduction to verb and noun inflection, and tense. Introduction to principles of Roman and syllabic orthographies. Analysis and practice with examples drawn from languages spoken by class members.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Fluency in an Algonquian language
Offering: 3-2; or 3-2
Notes: *This is a first language course.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Algonquian 1232 Oral Algonquian Structure Part II View Details
Further development of analytical principles begun in Algonquian 1212, with advanced study of noun and verb types, verb classes and inflectional categories. Further development of reading and writing skills; practice with appropriate texts, including self-generated materials.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Fluency in an Algonquian language
Offering: 3-2; or 3-2
Notes: *This is a first language course.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Algonquian 2213 Oral Algonquian Structure Part III View Details
Advanced study of word structure patterns in Algonquian languages spoken by students in the class. Word structure components, noun and verb conversion, noun incorporation, and other patterns of word formation. Practice with creation and analysis of complex works. Further development of writing skills through composition, and reading skills through work with existing and self-created texts.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Algonquian 1212 and 1232
Offering: 3-2; or 3-2
Notes: *This is a first language course.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Algonquian 2233 Oral Algonquian Structure Part IV View Details
Study of sentence and discourse structure in Algonquian languages spoken by students in the class. Examples are drawn from authentic texts. Advanced study of Roman and syllabic orthographic principles. Reading and writing exercises from class study.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Algonquian 1212 and 1232
Offering: 3-2; or 3-2
Notes: This is a first language course.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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