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AIS 309 A: Methods In Amerindian Linguistics

Meeting Time: 
TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
DEN 111
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Tami Hohn

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  • AIS 309: Lushootseed Oral Language Study: This course teaches the dynamics of oral recordings. Students will compare differences of the dialects and the speaking from various first language speakers from various tribes of Lushootseed. Students would study the differences of speaking from the earlier 1900’s to the later 1900’s. By following this coursework the students will:

• Learn the dialect differences of location, age and period of time

• Transcribe language of the preserved spoken language

• Cross-reference resources to aid in their understanding of the oral language

• Build proficient listening skills of Lushootseed

• Develop skills in audio editing software

• Increase their vocabulary and usage of the Lushootseed language

• Learn the chronological language authenticity of the first language speakers

Catalog Description: 
Survey of native North American languages; introduction to systems of transcription; focus on reading of texts and analysis of grammatical structure in two languages; introduction to the use of microcomputers in the description and analysis of Native American texts.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Last updated: 
November 2, 2021 - 10:54am