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The First 8 Week Afrikaans Course



Week 1:
  4 • Uitspraak 3 • Kommunikasie 3 • Woordeskat 1 • Grammatika
SPECIFIC >
0.5 • The Alphabet;
0.5 • Pronunciation List;
0.5 • Prefixes
SPECIFIC > VOWELS:
1.0 • Long & Short
1.0 • Rounded & Unrounded;

HOLISTIC
0.5 • The Boy (1) (2) (3)

1.0 • Pronouns
0.5 • Color
0.3 • Wind Directions
0.4 • Days of the Week
0.5 • Months
0.3 • Seasons
GRAMMAR RELATED:
0.6 • Pronouns (all)
0.2 • Verbs: Conjugated

BASICS:
0.5 • Color
0.2 • Wind Directions
0.2 • Seasons
0.5 • Months
0.3 • Days of the Week

0.5 • Grammar Terminology
0.5 • Personal Pronouns (subj., obj., poss)


Week 2:
3.5 • Uitspraak 2 • Kommunikasie 2.5 • Woordeskat 3 • Grammatika
SPECIFIC > CONSONANTS:
0.5 • Similar to English
0.5 • Dissimilar to Eng
SPECIFIC
1.0 • Plurals

HOLISTIC
0.5 • The Boy (4)

DIKTEE:
0.5 • Sessie 1
0.5 • Sessie 2
0.5 • Numbers
0.5 • Social Exchanges
0.5 • Time: "Hoe laat is dit?"
0.5 • TO BE "Waar is jy?" (past/pres/fut)



1.0 • Review Previous Lists

BASICS:
0.5 • Numbers
0.5 • Time
0.5 • Social Exchanges
1.0 • Afrikaans Grammar Map
0.5 • Conjugated Verb WEES:
1.0 • Tenses
0.5 • Progressive (WORD)


Week 3:
3 • Uitspraak 2 • Kommunikasie 3.5 • Woordeskat 2 • Grammatika
SPECIFIC>VOWELS:
0.5 • Diphthongs with I-Ending
0.5 • Diphthongs without I-Ending
0.5 • Vowels with Diacritics

HOLISTIC
0.5 • The Boy (5)
0.5 • Song : "Jy is in die reën"

DIKTEE:
0.5 • Sessie 3

0.5 • Numbers: Simple Math
0.5 • Time: Hoe laat en vir hoe lank doen jy x?
0.5 • Vrae oor jou familie
0.5 • Meals




1.0 • Review Previous Lists

GRAMMAR RELATED:
0.5 • Question Words

BASICS:
0.5 • Periods of Time
0.5 • The Family
0.2 • Meals
0.8 • Opposites

1.0 • SELECTIVE FOCUS:
* Class Phrases
* Shapes
* Cycles of Time
* Time of the Day

CONJUGATED VERB - WEES:
0.5 • Questions

1.5 • CONJUGATED VERB - HÊ
Conjugated Verb HÊ
Tenses
Progressive
Questions


Week 4:
2.5 • Uitspraak 4 • Kommunikasie 5 • Woordeskat 2 • Grammatika
SPECIFIC
1.0 • Diminutives

HOLISTIC
0.5 • The Boy (6)
0.5 • Song: Pa sê Pa sal

DIKTEE:
0.5 • Sessie 4
1.0 • Negation
2.0 • Tell about your family
0.5 • Shapes
0.5 • Opposites
1.0 • Review Previous Lists

GRAMMAR RELATED:
0.5 • Negation
1.0 • Prepositions;
0.8 • Verbs: Regular 1

DESCRIPITIONS:
0.2 • Taste
0.5 • Adjectives

REFERENCE > GOGNATES:
0.3 • From German & Greek
0.3 • From Latin: EEL, AAL

SELECTIVE FOCUS:
0.4 • Adverbs
CONJUGATED VERB - WEES:
1.0 • Negation

CONJUGATED VERB - HÊ:
1.0 • Negation

Week 5:
2.5 • Uitspraak 2 • Kommunikasie 5 • Woordeskat 1 • Grammatika
SPECIFIC
0.5 • Assimilation
0.5 • Glottal Stop
0.5 • Exceptions

HOLISTIC
0.5 • The Boy (7)

DIKTEE:
0.5 • Sessie 5
0.5 • Questions
1.0 • Body
0.5 • Exercise: light, medium & strenuous
1.0 • Review Previous Lists

GRAMMAR RELATED:
0.5 • Verbs: Modals
1.0 • Verbs: Regular 2

PEOPLE>PERSON
0.5 • The Body: External
0.5 • Exercises
0.5 • The Body: Internal

REFERENCE>GOGNATES:
0.5 • From Latin: EER
0.5 • From Latin: ISME

CONJUGATED VERB - WEES:
0.5 • Modals

CONJUGATED VERB - HÊ:
0.5 • Modals

Week 6:
2.5 • Uitspraak 2.5 • Kommunikasie 3.5 • Woordeskat   1.5 • Grammatika
SPECIFIC
0.5 • Stress and Emphasis
0.6 • Spelling Rules
0.4 • Names and Places

HOLISTIC
0.5 • The Boy (8) (9)

DIKTEE:
0.5 • Sessie 6
2.5 • Clothing: swem, koue, hitte, uitgaan, kleur.

As jy swem, wat dra jy? As dit baie koud is, wat dra jy? As dit warm is, wat dra jy? As jy uitgaan, wat dra jy?
1.0 • Review Previous Lists

PEOPLE>PERSON
0.8 • Clothing: General
0.6 • Clothing: Men's
0.6 • Clothing: Women's

REFERENCE>COGNATES:
0.5 • From Latin: SIE


REGULAR VERBS
0.1 • Regular Verbs:
0.4 • Tenses
0.2 • Progressive
0.2 • Questions
0.2 • Negation
0.4 • Modals

Week 7:
2 • Uitspraak 2 • Kommunikasie 6 • Woordeskat   2 • Grammatika
1.0 • SPECIFIC (review weeks 1-6)

HOLISTIC
0.5 • The Boy (10)

DIKTEE:
0.5 • Sessie 7
2.0 • Food (meals, courses, favorites)

 
1.0 • Review Previous Lists

GRAMMAR RELATED:
0.5 • Verbs: Prefixed
0.8 • Verbs: Insepr. Compounds
0.5 • Tricky Words>Verbs>04

PEOPLE>FOOD
0.5 • General Food Terms
0.5 • Meats
0.5 • Beverages
0.5 • Dessert
0.5 • Fruits
0.5 • Vegetables

REFERENCE>GOGNATES:
0.2 • From Latin: TEIT
2.0 • COMPOUND VERBS: PREFIXED & INSEPARABLE
 • Prefixed Verbs & Insep. Comp. Verbs:
 • Tenses
 • Progressive
 • Questions
 • Negation
 • Modals

Week 8:
 • Uitspraak • Kommunikasie • Woordeskat • Grammatika • Kultuur  4 • KULTUUR (vir die midtermyn)
 • Uitspraak - Lees voorbereide en onvoorbereide teks.
 • Kommunikasie - Kommunikeer oor elkeen van die onderwerpe.
 • Woordeskat - Vertaal, gebruik in sinne
 • Grammatika - Manipuleer sinne met grammatika beginsels.
 • Kultuur - Skryf oor een van die onderwerpe, beantwoord vrae oor die res.
Weeks 1-4
0.5 • Roots of  Afrikaans
0.5 • The Future of Afrikaans
0.5 • South African History
0.5 • Namibian History 
Weeks 5-8
0.5 • South African cuisine
0.5 • Namibian cuisine
0.5 • Etiquette in Cultural Context
0.5 • Afrikaans Music: Traditional