This page is designed to help students and followers of the class, Introduction to Tlingit Linguistics I, of Fall 2014. Classes can be viewed here on YouTube and the handouts for the class are listed below the date.
The main texts we use are the Beginning Tlingit Workbook, Haa Wsineix̱ Haa Yoo X̱ ʼatángi: Our Language Saved Us. Other important texts for this class are: Verbal Structure Handbook & Tlingitology Seminar by Dzéiwsh James Crippen, and the 575 Tlingit Verbs dissertation & 575 Tlingit Verbs: the Paradigms by Keri Eggleston.
Students should look at other Tlingit language resources, which can be found on the Resources tab of this website.
Intermediate Tlingit I – Fall Semester – 2017
Starting September 28, 2017, we will be using different web meeting software. You can access our class here.
You can access our class here. It requires up to date flash software and often works best with Google Chrome or Firefox browsers.
October 12, 2017 (watch class)
Readings & translation practice, looking up verbs, feelings & body parts
October 5, 2017 (watch class)
Name game: plants, noun & spelling practice, Beginning Tlingit review (weather), verb modes
September 5, 2017 (watch class)
Beginning Tlingit Review
Intermediate Tlingit II – Spring Semester — 201604 robert zuboff
March 31, 2016 (watch class)
Content: Learning the Perfective Mode, Subjects, Objects
Handouts: Tlingit Verb Conjugation: an interactive look at verb components
February 9, 2016 (watch class)
Content: Listening to Tlingit, Sentence Structure, Place names, Noun Review, Spelling
12-03 KM R Brown Bears
12-03 KM Raven & Brown Bear – final
Intermediate Tlingit I – Fall Semester — 2015
November 17, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Direction & Location, Motion Verbs, Shkalneek
November 10, 2015 (watch class)
November 5, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Verb Conjugations, Interjections & Phrases, Raven Story, and more!
November 3, 2015 (watch video)
Content: Conjugating Verbs, Pronouns, Preparing for Presentations, Direction & Location, Noun Suffixes
October 27, 2015 (watch video)
Content: Directional & Location Terms, Placenames, Basic Verbal Structure, Review
October 15, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Tricky Nouns, Modifying Nouns, Directional & Relational Terms
October 8, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Interjections, Common Phrases, Modifying Nouns …
October 1, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Beginning Tlingit Review, Nouns, Modifying Nouns, Verbs
September 29, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Beginning Tlingit Review, Nouns, Modifiers
September 22, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Hintak.ádi Quiz, Beginning Tlingit Review V, Nouns, Shkalneek
September 17, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Beginning Tlingit Review IV, Shkalneek
September 8, 2015 (watch class)
Content: Beginning Tlingit Review I, learning philosophies & teaching methodologies
September 3, 2015 (watch class)
Content: syllabus, introductions, learning philosophies