Modules

Reading and Writing Cree Syllabics

Learn how to read and write Cree syllabics.

This is for Cree speakers who wish to learn basic syllabics.

Reading and Thematic Vocabulary

Learn vocabulary by theme, practice reading syllabics.

This is for Cree speakers who wish to learn basic syllabics or for second language learners.

Vocabulary and Grammar

Learn grammar: nouns and verbs, grammatical gender of nouns, gender agreement of nouns and verbs.

Continue practicing reading with thematic vocabulary.

Dialogues

Listen to dialogues.

Grammar (work in progress)

These activities are designed to accompany advanced literacy courses where grammatical concepts are presented.

Vocabulary (work in progress)

Test vocabulary knowledge and reading ability (no sound).

Reading Texts (work in progress)

Practice reading texts with “fill in the blank” activities, dictations, etc.

These activities are intented to complement Cree literacy courses.

 

Pronouns (work in progress)

Learn various types of Cree pronouns.

Conjugating Verbs: VII – BEGINNER

Learn to conjugate inanimate intransitive verbs (VII) like ᓅᑯᓐ nuukun 'it is visible'. 

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

Conjugating Verbs VAI – BEGINNER 1

Learn to conjugate animate intranstitive verbs (VAI) like ᑎᑯᔑᓐ tikushin "s/he arrives".

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.

Conjugating Verbs: VTI – BEGINNER 1

Learn to conjugate transitive inanimate verbs (VTI) like ᑭᓂᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒻ kiniwaapihtim "s/he sees 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.

Conjugating Verbs: VTA – BEGINNER 1

Learn to conjugate transitive animate verbs (VTA) like ᐙᐱᒫᐤ waapimaau "s/he sees him/her".

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

Conjugating Verbs: VAI – BEGINNER 2

Learn to conjugate animate intransitive verbs (VAI) like ᑎᑯᔑᓐ tikushin "s/he arrives".

Lessons include commonly used forms for all verb classes and stems in the indicative present for Independent (01), Conjunct (11a), and Imperative (17a), non-local persons (3, 3p, 4).

Conjugating Verbs: VTI – BEGINNER 2

Learn to conjugate transitive inanimate verbs (VTI) like ᑭᓂᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒻ kiniwaapihtim "s/he sees something".

Lessons include commonly used forms for all verb classes and stems in the indicative present for Independent (01), Conjunct (11a), and Imperative (17a) non-local persons (3, 3p, 4).

Conjugating Verbs: VTA – BEGINNER 2

Learn to conjugate transitive animate verbs (VTA) like ᐙᐱᒫᐤ waapimaau "s/he sees him/her".

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

Conjugating Verbs: VAI – BEGINNER 3

Learn to conjugate animate intransitive verbs (VAI) like ᑎᑯᔑᓐ tikushin "s/he arrives".

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. (Persons 2p, 21p, 1p).

Conjugating Verbs: VTI – BEGINNER 3

Learn to conjugate transitive inanimate verbs (VTI) like ᑭᓂᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒻ kiniwaapihtim "s/he sees 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. (Persons 2p, 21p, 1p).

Conjugating Verbs: VTA – BEGINNER 3

Learn to conjugate transitive animate verbs (VTA) like ᐙᐱᒫᐤ waapimaau "s/he sees him/her".

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

Conjugating Verbs: VAI – BEGINNER 4

Learn to conjugate animate intransitive verbs (VAI) like ᑎᑯᔑᓐ tikushin "s/he arrives".

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 relational.

Conjugating Verbs: VTI – BEGINNER 4

Learn to conjugate transitive inanimate verbs (VTI) like ᑭᓂᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒻ kiniwaapihtim "s/he sees 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 relational.

Conjugating Verbs: VTA – BEGINNER 4

Learn to conjugate transitive animate verbs (VTA) like ᐙᐱᒫᐤ waapimaau "s/he sees him/her".

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

Conjugating Verbs: VAI – INTERMEDIATE

Learn to conjugate animate intransitive verbs (VAI) like ᑎᑯᔑᓐ tikushin "s/he arrives".

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

Conjugating Verbs: VTI – INTERMEDIATE

Learn to conjugate transitive inanimate verbs (VTI) like ᑭᓂᐧᐋᐱᐦᑎᒻ kiniwaapihtim "s/he sees something".

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

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