Nahuatl for Complete Beginners

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Nahuatl for Complete Beginners

Course for Complete Beginners with instruction in English (Beginners Level 1).

By Nahuatl mohmoztla

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Date and time

Tuesday, April 4 · 5 - 6pm PDT



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Perfect for anyone who has never studied the language. You will learn what's a language, a language family, & an overview of the Uto-Aztecan Language Family. You will learn the writing history & in-depth pronunciation guide. You will learn pronouns, nouns, subject prefixes, greetings, how to have a basic conversation, & numbers 0-20. You will watch 2 films. Emphasis on the Huasteca variants as well as other modern variants.

Modern Nahuatl with emphasis on Nahuatl variants from the Huasteca Veracruzana, Huasteca Hidalguense, and Huasteca Potosina. Language acquisition with practice in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. A basic level for the complete beginner to be able to communicate effectively using research-based teaching methodologies such as the WAYK (Where Are Your Keys?) language revitalization system, TPR (Total Physical Response), and ASLA (Accelerated Second Language Acquisition). Introduction to Nahua customs and culture. Introduction to Uto-Aztecan Language Family and other Mesoamerican languages. Materials used are via Google Slides, Docs, Excel, PDFs, online dictionaries, Soundcloud audios/songs, stories, videos, books, and movies with English and/or Spanish subtitles. We are unable to guarantee all movies will have English subtitles. Corresponds to 1 semester of Nahuatl studies.

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DATES: April 4 through June 13

1 Hour Per Week, 11 Classes / 11 Hours

TIME: 5PM Pacific Time / 7PM Central Time

If you can't join us live, classes will be recorded & sent to enrolled students. Each recording is good for 30 days. For example, the recording from 4/4/23 will be available until 5/4/23.

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Nahuatl mohmoztla