Modules 23

Reading and Writing in Innu

Learn to read and write in Innu by doing activities to strengthen your vocabulary and improve your spelling.

Intended for Innu speakers (L1)

Beginner L1 Intended for Innu speakers

Innu Vocabulary

Strengthen your vocabulary and improve your spelling. Topics include: months, days of the week, body parts and numbers.

Intended for Innu speakers (L1) or second-language learners (L2)

Beginner L1 Intended for Innu speakers L2 Intended for second-language learners

Thematic Vocabulary 1

Learn thematic vocabulary in Innu: buildings, clothing, animals, and fish

Intended for Innu speakers (L1) or second-language learners (L2)

Beginner L1 Intended for Innu speakers L2 Intended for second-language learners

Thematic Vocabulary 2

Learn thematic vocabulary in Innu: birds, food, senses, and more

Intended for Innu speakers (L1) or second-language learners (L2)

Beginner L1 Intended for Innu speakers L2 Intended for second-language learners

Thematic Vocabulary Akua-nutin (work in progress)

Learn thematic vocabulary in Innu: animals from the bush, colours, the moon, and more

Intended for Innu speakers (L1) or second-language learners (L2)

Beginner L1 Intended for Innu speakers L2 Intended for second-language learners

Word Families

Recognize words belonging to the same family.

Advanced – Intended for Innu speakers (L1)

Advanced L1 Intended for Innu speakers

Story-based Activities

Discover Innu texts and stories, enrich your vocabulary and grammar, and improve reading and writing skills.

Advanced – Intended for Innu speakers (L1) or second-language learners (L2)

Advanced L1 Intended for Innu speakers L2 Intended for second-language learners

Innu Grammar: Verbs

Learn grammatical concepts specific to Innu verbs.

Intermediate to advanced – Intended for Innu speakers (L1) or second-language learners (L2)

Advanced Intermediate L1 Intended for Innu speakers L2 Intended for second-language learners

Dialogues (Aimitunanu)

Listen and read along to short conversations between Innu speakers.

Beginner to intermediate – Intended for second-language learners (L2)

Beginner Intermediate L2 Intended for second-language learners

Dialect Recognition

Learn to distinguish between dialects by listening to audio files and identifying each speaker's community.

Advanced - Intended for Innu speakers (L1) or second-language learners (L2)

Advanced L1 Intended for Innu speakers L2 Intended for second-language learners

Personal Narratives (Uauinitishunanu)

Strengthen your comprehension skills by listening to personal narratives in Innu.

Beginner to advanced – Intended for second-language learners (L2)

Advanced Beginner Intermediate L2 Intended for second-language learners

Pronouns

Learn various types of Innu pronouns, including indefinite and interrogative pronouns (animate & inanimate), emphatic pronouns, pronouns of precedence, and dubitative pronouns.

Beginner – Intended for Innu speakers (L1) or second-language learners (L2)

Beginner L1 Intended for Innu speakers L2 Intended for second-language learners

Conjugating Verbs: VII – Beginner

Learn to conjugate inanimate intransitive verbs (VII) like apishashu 'be small'.

Lessons include commonly used forms for all verb classes and stems in indicative present for Independent (01) and Conjunct (11a).

Beginner VII

Conjugating Verbs: VAI – Beginner 1

Learn to conjugate animate intransitive verbs (VAI) like takushinu 'arrive'.

Lessons include commonly used forms for all verb classes and stems in the indicative present for Independent (01), Conjunct (11a), and Imperative (17a) in the singular.

Beginner VAI

Conjugating Verbs: VTI – Beginner 1

Learn to conjugate transitive inanimate verbs (VTI) like uapatamᵘ 'see something'.

Lessons include commonly used forms for all verb classes and stems in the indicative present for Independent (01), Conjunct (11a), and Imperative (17a) in the singular.

Beginner VTI

Conjugating Verbs: VTA – Beginner 1

Learn to conjugate transitive animate verbs (VTA) like uapameu 'see someone'.

Lessons include commonly used forms for all verb classes and stems in the indicative present for Independent (01), Conjunct (11a), and Imperative (17a) in the singular.

Beginner VTA

Conjugating Verbs: VAI – Beginner 2

Learn to conjugate animate intransitive verbs (VAI) like takushinu 'arrive'.

Lessons include commonly used forms for most verb classes and stems in the indicative present for Independent (01), Conjunct (11a), and Imperative (17a) in the plural and the relational.

Beginner VAI

Conjugating Verbs: VTI – Beginner 2

Learn to conjugate transitive inanimate verbs (VTI) like uapatamᵘ 'see something'.

Lessons include commonly used forms for all verb classes and stems in the indicative present for Independent (01), Conjunct (11a), and Imperative (17a) in the plural and the relational.

Beginner VTI

Conjugating Verbs: VTA – Beginner 2

Learn to conjugate transitive animate verbs (VTA) like uapameu 'see someone'.

Lessons include commonly used forms for all verb classes and stems in the indicative present for Independent (01), Conjunct (11a), and Imperative (17a) in the plural.

Beginner VTA

Conjugating Verbs: VAI – Intermediate

Learn to conjugate animate intransitive verbs (VAI) like takushinu 'arrive'.

Lessons include commonly used forms for most stems in the indicative present for Independent (01) and Conjunct (11a) for unspecified actor (or passive) forms.

Intermediate VAI

Conjugating Verbs: VTI – Intermediate

Learn to conjugate transitive inanimate verbs (VTI) like uapatamᵘ 'see something'.

Lessons include commonly used forms for all stems in the indicative present for Independent (01) and Conjunct (11a) for unspecified actor and obviative/relational forms.

Intermediate VTI

Conjugating Verbs: VTA – Intermediate 1

Learn to conjugate transitive animate verbs (VTA) like uapameu 'see someone'.

Lessons include commonly used forms for all stems in the indicative present for Independent (01) and Conjunct (11a) in the passive.

Intermediate VTA

Conjugating Verbs: VTA – Intermediate 2

Learn to conjugate transitive animate verbs (VTA) like uapameu 'see someone'.

Lessons include commonly used forms for all stems in the indicative present for Independent (01) and Conjunct (11a) for non-local and mixte plural obviative/relational forms.

Intermediate VTA

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