Archive for the ‘Western Abenaki (abe)’ Category

Where Are Your Keys? – 2

29 July 2012

One of the most exciting posts on this blog was about a year ago, titled “Where Are Your Keys?” WAYK is a fast immersion learning technique invented by Evan Gardner and co-developed by Willem Larsen.

Checking in on them, I see there are two weekly WAYK events: one for Chinuk Wawa or Chinook Jargon (chn) and the other for Maidu (nmu).

Evan Gardner explains how “What’s that?” is always a great way to start a conversation:

Here’s a group session of WAYK using Western Abenaki (abe):

In this video, Dustin Rivers teaches Squamish (squ):

Earlier this month, there was also a three-day WAYK session on Latin (lat) (to prepare “for the explosion of Latin’s return as the world’s lingua franca).