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Week 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.

  • Understand how the present tense is also used as a present perfect to describe a recently completed action

  • to ask and answer basic yes/no questions  (with -chu, -mi on common verbs and adverbs) 

  • 50 high frequency vocabulary words

  • kinship terms

  • 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 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"

Monday:  Introduction and Chapter 1

9:00—9:30  Read assigned chapters. 

9:45  Swanson Introduction  

Teaching and learning goals.  

Historical overview of the Quechua language family and its spread to Ecuador and the Amazon

 

Actividades: 

1) Practicar el uso de los distintos verbos como saludos con el modelo "Kawsangichu/Kawsanimi.   La meta es:

Tuesday:  Chapter 2

     Chapter 2. Practice 2. Questions and answers in third person singular (present or present perfect). 

     Chapter 2. Practice 3.  Questions in third person plural.

     Chapter 2. Practice 4. Questions in 2nd person plural with answers in 1st person plural (present or present perfect).

Wednesday:  Chapter 3

Practicar:  Wauki, turi, kari, warimita ect. charingichu?  Reponder con 

warmi-yuk, warmi-illak ani o warmira charini.

Despues Preguntar a otro sobre como respondió la persona preguntado:   Warmita charinzhu pay.   Respond with "warmira mana charinzhu."

     Kinship terms   (Quizlet exercise)

     Possessive suffix -yuk

Thursday:  ​Lesson 4: Types of questions: 

 

Information questions with Ima, pi, and question marker -ta/-ra;  Open-ended questions with -ga, The causative suffix –chi; polite/non-immediate  imperative.

     Powerpoint:  Machakuy sapura mikun: practice with "pi", present tense, and the direct object

     PowerPoint: A walk in the forest- Kichwa dialogue with with information questions (rina, katina, pushana, may, pi) 

     PowerPoint The Imperative

     PowerPoint  on -chi/--ri

     4.1   Practice information questions with "ima" + question marker -ta;

     4.2  Practice answering the following information questions which ask pi ‘who?’ 

     4.3 Practice asking and answering the following information questions for third person plural subjects, which you will insert in your answers.

     4.4 Practice turning the following commands into polite, non-immediate imperatives.

     4.5 Practice the open-ended question by having someone read each of the following statements and then ask you about what you are doing.

     4 Exercise 1 with -chi. Translate or match the following sentences.

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Jugar "sharades" actuando en forma de un verbo y adivinando para contestar "Imara rauni; Imara raungi?; Imara raun?

 

Pregunte a los hombres si tienen turi o ñaña y a las mujeres si tienen wauki o pani.   Deben responder.  Mana.  Waukira mana charinichu. O Mana, wauki illak mani.   Warmi mani kuti.  Turira charini.

 

Friday:  Test over Module 1

The present tense.  The verb ana “to be”.   Personal pronouns.

     

     Exercises:  

     Pronouns (Quizlet)

     Present tense (Quizlet) 

     Questions and answers in third person singular (present or present perfect). 

     Questions in third person plural. 

     Questions in 2nd person plural with answers in 1st person plural (present or present perfect).

     Possessive suffix -yuk

     Yes/No Questions with -yuk

     Kinship terms   (Quizlet exercise)

     Family and kinship terms for consanguineal (blood) relations.

     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)      

     Practice 1 (Napo dialect): Questions about relatives using -yuk, -cha, ana+2nd pers; Answers with mana+ pers. 

     Chapter 3, Practice 1 (Pastaza dialect): Questions about relatives using -yuk, -cha, ana+2nd pers; Answers with mana+ pers. 

     Questions and answers about relatives using -charina, with -chu and -mi; Answers with mana+ 1st pers.

Vocabulary 1

Test 1

Continue to Week 2 

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

Week 6

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