Courses

    • HID 110 – Hidatsa Phonology I
      HID 110 – Hidatsa Phonology I A linguistic understanding of Hidatsa is essential to teaching the language knowledgably and being effective in the classroom. Proper teaching of Hidatsa is dependent on a firm foundation in the sound system and rules of a language.  This course is the primary linguistic introduction to the Hidatsa phonetic system– its sounds and writing system.  The week-long course will be devoted to an overview of the Hidatsa phonetic system and will focus on training consistency in writing the language.  Special emphasis will be on developing a basic, technical linguistic understanding of Hidatsa phonology

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    • MAN 110 – Mandan Phonology I
      MAN 110 – Mandan Phonology I A linguistic understanding of Mandan is essential to teaching the language knowledgably and being effective in the classroom. Proper teaching of Mandan is dependent on a firm foundation in the sound system and rules of a language.  This course is the primary linguistic introduction to the Mandan phonetic system– its sounds and writing system.  The week-long course will be devoted to an overview of the Mandan phonetic system and will focus on training consistency in writing the language.  Special emphasis will be on developing a basic, technical linguistic understanding of Mandan phonology, the

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    • ARK 110 – Arikara Phonology I
      ARK 110 – Arikara Phonology I A linguistic understanding of Arikara is essential to teaching the language knowledgably and being effective in the classroom. Proper teaching of Arikara is dependent on a firm foundation in the sound system and rules of a language.  This course is the primary linguistic introduction to the Arikara phonetic system– its sounds and writing system.  The week-long course will be devoted to an overview of the Arikara phonetic system and will focus on training consistency in writing the language.  Special emphasis will be on developing a basic, technical linguistic understanding of Arikara phonology

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    • MAN 101 - Teaching Mandan Level 1 Methods
      MAN 101 – Teaching Mandan Level 1 Methods  This course is an intensive practical overview of teaching Mandan using the Speak Mandan! Level 1 Textbook. This course will also emphasize introducing and reinforcing vocabulary with flashcards, props, and Total Physical Response (TPR) methods.  It will also address classroom management techniques for the language classroom as well as using different teaching modalities to address diverse learning styles.

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    • HID 101 - Teaching Hidatsa Level 1 Methods
      HID 101 – Teaching Hidatsa Level 1 Methods This course is an intensive practical overview of teaching Hidatsa using the Speak Hidatsa! Level 1 Textbook. This course will also emphasize introducing and reinforcing vocabulary with flashcards, props, and Total Physical Response (TPR) methods.  It will also address classroom management techniques for the language classroom as well as using different teaching modalities to address diverse learning styles. &

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    • ARK 101 - Teaching Arikara Level 1 Methods
      ARK 101 – Teaching Arikara Level 1 Methods This course is an intensive practical overview of teaching Arikara using the Speak Arikara! Level 1 Textbook. This course will also emphasize introducing and reinforcing vocabulary with flashcards, props, and Total Physical Response (TPR) methods.  It will also address classroom management techniques for the language classroom as well as using different teaching modalities to address diverse learning styles. &

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    • MAN 102 - Intensive Mandan for Beginners II
      MAN 102 – Intensive Mandan for Beginners II This is a course on Mandan as a second language. It is designed for second language learners of Mandan who are at a beginner to intermediate level.  It is part 2 of a 2 course continuum.  The course will focus on Demonstratives singular and demonstratives – dual and plural. Pronunciation: ejectives, consonant clusters, numbers, kinship terms, body parts, verbs of possession, coming and going verbs, time in Mandan, past, present, future and seasonal.  It will also give an over-view of Mandan pronunciation and how to use a Mandan dictionary for self-learning.

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    • ARK 211 - Arikara Syntax I
      ARK 211 – Arikara Syntax I This course offers an introduction to Arikara sentence structure or syntax.  In order to be effective instructors, language teachers need to have a good understanding of the various grammatical features of the target language. The ability to build a sentence following the syntactic rules of the target language is one of the fundamental skills needed for advanced language proficiency. Good usage of grammar and syntax in particular is the necessary step towards the ability to express oneself idiomatically, i.e., to express oneself through what native speakers refer to as "Arikara thinking".  In

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    • ARK 121 - Intensive Arikara for Beginners I
      ARK 121 – Intensive Arikara for Beginners I This is a course on Arikara as a second language. It is designed for second language learners of Arikara who are at a beginner to intermediate level. The course will focus on Demonstratives singular and demonstratives – dual and plural. Pronunciation: ejectives, consonant clusters, numbers, kinship terms, body parts, verbs of possession, coming and going verbs, time in Arikara, past, present, future and seasonal.  It will also give an over-view of Arikara pronunciation and how to use a Hidatsa dictionary for self-learning.

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    • HID 211 - Hidatsa Syntax I
      HID 211 – Hidatsa Syntax I This course offers an introduction to Hidatsa sentence structure or syntax.  In order to be effective instructors, language teachers need to have an understanding of the various grammatical features of the target language. The ability to build a sentence following the syntactic rules of the target language is one of the fundamental skills needed for advanced language proficiency. Good usage of grammar and syntax in particular is the necessary step towards the ability to express oneself idiomatically, i.e., to express oneself through what native speakers refer to as "Hidatsa thinking".  In orde

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    • HID 123 - Intensive Hidatsa for Beginners III
      HID 123 – Intensive Hidatsa for Beginners III This is a course on Hidatsa as a second language. It is designed for second language learners of Hidatsa who are at a beginner to intermediate level.  It is part 3 of a 3 course continuum.  The course will focus on Demonstratives singular and demonstratives – dual and plural. Pronunciation: ejectives, consonant clusters, numbers, kinship terms, body parts, verbs of possession, coming and going verbs, time in Hidatsa, past, present, future and seasonal.  It will also give an over-view of Hidatsa pronunciation and how to use a Hidatsa dictionary for self-learning.

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    • MAN 101 - Intensive Mandan for Beginners I
      MAN 101 – Intensive Mandan for Beginners I This is a course on Mandan as a second language. It is designed for second language learners of Mandan who are at a beginner to intermediate level.  It is part 1 of a 2 course continuum.  The course will focus on Demonstratives singular and demonstratives – dual and plural. Pronunciation: ejectives, consonant clusters, numbers, kinship terms, body parts, verbs of possession, coming and going verbs, time in Mandan, past, present, future and seasonal.  It will also give an over-view of Mandan pronunciation and how to use a Mandan dictionary for self-learning.

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    • ARK 210 - Arikara Inflectional Morphology I
      ARK 210 – Arikara Inflectional Morphology I Understanding of Arikara language structure is essential to teaching the language knowledgeably and being effective in the classroom. Proper teaching of Arikara is dependent on a firm foundation in the rules of a language. This course is the primary linguistic introduction to Arikara grammar and particularly its inflectional and derivational morphology (the internal structure of words) and pedagogical approaches to explaining this grammar.  The rules associated with Arikara verbal morphology are one of the most characteristic features of the language and are also a significant challenge for st

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    • HID 103A - Hidatsa Level 3 Material Development A
      HID 103A – Hidatsa Level 3 Material Development A This course focuses on material development for the Level 3 TLC textbook “Híraaca íira!- Speak Hidatsa. Level 3 Hidatsa Textbook”. Linguists and layout specialists will work with fluent Hidatsa speakers who are also teachers. Together the Level 3 textbook will be developed with special attention to cultural and linguistic knowledge and relevance.

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    • HID 122 - Intensive Hidatsa for Beginners II
      HID 122 – Intensive Hidatsa for Beginners II This is a course on Hidatsa as a second language. It is designed for second language learners of Hidatsa who are at a beginner to intermediate level.  It is part 1 of a 3 course continuum.  The course will focus on Demonstratives singular and demonstratives – dual and plural. Pronunciation: ejectives, consonant clusters, numbers, kinship terms, body parts, verbs of possession, coming and going verbs, time in Hidatsa, past, present, future and seasonal.  It will also give an over-view of Hidatsa pronunciation and how to use a Hidatsa dictionary for self-learning.  

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    • HID 102 - Teaching Hidatsa Level 2 Methods
      HID 102 – Teaching Hidatsa Level 2 Methods This course is an intensive practical overview of teaching Hidatsa using the Speak Hidatsa! Level 2 Textbook. This course will also emphasize introducing and reinforcing vocabulary with flashcards, props, and Total Physical Response (TPR) methods.  It will also address classroom management techniques for the language classroom as well as using different teaching modalities to address diverse learning styles.

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    • HID 121 - Intensive Hidatsa for Beginners I
      HID 121 – Intensive Hidatsa for Beginners I This is a course on Hidatsa as a second language. It is designed for second language learners of Hidatsa who are at a beginner to intermediate level.  It is part 1 of a 3 course continuum.  The course will focus on Demonstratives singular and demonstratives – dual and plural. Pronunciation: ejectives, consonant clusters, numbers, kinship terms, body parts, verbs of possession, coming and going verbs, time in Hidatsa, past, present, future and seasonal.  It will also give an over-view of Hidatsa pronunciation and how to use a Hidatsa dictionary for self-learning.

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