Class notes, Feb 9

Mazi en Gondolando

In class we watched part of the first episode of Mazi en Gondolando, an animated course originally developed by the BBC. It uses many of the grammatical structures we’ve covered so far: kiu, kio, and kia, noun and adjective formation, plurals, the present tense, and pronouns. Here’s the video on YouTube:

Homework

  • If you didn’t send me your answers to last week’s homework, be sure to check them against the answer key for chapter 1.
  • Read chapter 2 and complete the exercises. Send me your answers at hoss dot firooznia at rochester dot edu for corrections, or bring them to class.
  • Start keeping a journal of new roots or affixes you encounter. You should aim for a minimum of five new entries each day.