Module 1 Overview
During the first week you will learn:
to use the present tense of the verb. In order to use the present tense you will also need to learn: 1) the personal pronouns; 2) how to distinguish and use the direct object of the verb; 3) where the verb goes in the sentence, and the durative form of the verb.
to ask and answer basic yes/no questions
50 high frequency vocabulary words
to elicit new verb vocabulary by asking and answering the question “What are you doing?
Some basic greetings
In doing so you will also make progress in certain life skill areas included in the USDE FLAS language goals. These include:
The ability to respond and engage politely with beginning level greetings.
The ability to talk say what family members you have and to ask others about their family members.
The ability to order a meal in a restaurant
Beginning ability to keep a conversation going by saying "ok., yes, really?, etc"
On Thursday a link to test Test 1 will open. Please download the test, take it and send it to your instructor by Friday morning.
Learning Resources for Module 1
Present tense (Quizlet)
Asking questions about family. Telling about one’s family with charina ‘to have’ and direct object marker –ta, and possessive marker -yuk
Use of the Present Tense with Object Markers (PowerPoint)