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Afrikaans 101

A 4-credit hour class - spend about 2 hours per week day.

SEMESTER OVERVIEW / OORSIG
  Uitspraak (20%) Woordeskat (10%) Kommunikasie (45%) Grammatika (10%)
Self & Group Evaluation: Weekly
Formal Eval: Midterm & Finals.
Quick Tips:

• Practice daily for the first 8 weeks.
• Spend the suggested time each day.
• Listen to Afrikaans songs.

Self & Group Eval: Weekly
Formal Eval: Midterm & Finals.
Quick Tips:

• Practice daily, repeat lists.
• Purchase Flexitutor,
• use Flashcards, or Multiple Choice Exercises

Self & Group Eval: Weekly
Formal Eval: Midterm & Finals. (Read 10 / Speak 10 / Listen 10 / Write 15)
Quick Tips:

• Practice audio and writing daily.
• Practiceduring StudyBuddy sessions.
• Submit writing (journal) and audio (ANVILL).

Self & Group Eval: Weekly
Formal Eval: Midterm & Finals.
Quick Tips:

• Practice frequently and include sentences in your weekly report.
• Use Grammar Generator.
• Watch lectures and discuss in StudyBuddy sessions.


SKRYF (Joernaal) (15%)
Instructions: Submit weekly to Dropbox (by noon on Saturday).
Must contain:

• Study-buddy report
• Your daily personal study report
• 5+ sentences of week's grammar focus
• Written of week's communication topic(s).

Kultuur (15%)
Self & Group Evaluation: Do your own research and agree on a date for Study Buddy sessions to explore topics together.
Formal Evaluation: Midterm & Finals.
Instructions: Submit a report at the midterm and final. Do a 2 page paper each time, addressing each topic, express own findings.
Week 1:
  • Uitspraak • Woordeskat • Kommunikasie • Grammatika
SPECIFIC >
• The Alphabet;
Prefixes

SPECIFIC > VOWELS >
• Long & Short
• Rounded & Unrounded;

HOLISTIC
• The Boy (1) (2) (3)

GRAMMAR RELATED:
• Pronouns (all)
• Verbs: Conjugated

BASICS:
• Color
• Wind Directions
• Days of the Week


SPEAKING: (click on title)
Pronouns Use all in short sentences.
• Color Tell color of objects (e.g. fruits)
• Wind Directions  Identify direction of landmarks.
• Days of the Week Name a thing you do on each day of the week.

WRITING: No journal for this week.
• Grammar Terminology
• Personal Pronouns (subj., obj., poss.)


Week 2:
• Uitspraak • Woordeskat • Kommunikasie • Grammatika
SPECIFIC > CONSONANTS >
• Similar to English
• Dissimilar to Eng

SPECIFIC >
• Plurals

HOLISTIC >
• The Boy (4)

DIKTEE:
• Sessie 1
• Sessie 2
• Review Week 1

BASICS:
• Numbers
• Time
• Seasons
• Months
• Social Exchanges
SPEAKING: Use vocab in short sentences
• Social Exchanges
• Numbers (count, temperature)
• Numbers: Simple Math
• Time: Hoe laat en vir hoe lank doen jy x?
Time: "Hoe laat is dit?"
• Months
• Seasons
TO BE "Waar is jy?" (past/pres/fut)

WRITING:
Submit daily journal by Sat. noon of Week 3.
• Afrikaans Grammar Map
• Conjugated Verb WEES:
• Tenses
• Progressive (WORD)

Figure out the Structure



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

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

DIKTEE:
• Sessie 3

• Review Week 2

GRAMMAR RELATED:
• Question Words

BASICS:
• Periods of Time
• The Family
• Meals
• Opposites


SPEAKING: Use vocab in short sentences
• Vrae oor jou familie
• Meals
Opposites

WRITING:
Submit daily journal/writing by Sat. noon of Week 4.

CONJUGATED VERB - WEES:
• Questions

• CONJUGATED VERB - HÊ
Conjugated Verb HÊ
Tenses
Progressive
Questions

Figure out the Structure


Week 4:
• Uitspraak • Woordeskat • Kommunikasie • Grammatika
SPECIFIC >
• Diminutives

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

DIKTEE:
• Sessie 4
• Review Week 3

GRAMMAR RELATED:
• Negation
• Prepositions;
• Verbs: Regular 1

DESCRIPITIONS:
• Taste
• Adjectives

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

EXTRA (optional):
• Adverbs
SPEAKING: Use vocab in short sentences
Negation
• Tell about your family
TO BE "Waar is dit?" (prepositions)


WRITING:
Submit daily journal/writing by Sat. noon of Week 5.
CONJUGATED VERB - WEES:
• Negation

CONJUGATED VERB - HÊ:
• Negation

Figure out the Structure


Week 5:
• Uitspraak • Woordeskat • Kommunikasie   • Grammatika
SPECIFIC >
• Assimilation
• Glottal Stop
• Exceptions

HOLISTIC >
• The Boy (7)

DIKTEE:
• Sessie 5
• Review Week 4

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

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

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

SPEAKING: Use all the vocab in short sentences
Questions
Body
Exercise: light, medium & strenuous

WRITING:
Submit daily journal/writing by Sat. noon of Week 6.
CONJUGATED VERB - WEES:
• Modals

CONJUGATED VERB - HÊ:
• Modals

Figure out the Structure


Week 6:
• Uitspraak • Woordeskat • Kommunikasie   • Grammatika
SPECIFIC >
• Stress and Emphasis
• Spelling Rules
• Names and Places

HOLISTIC >
• The Boy (8) (9)

DIKTEE:
• Sessie 6
• Review Week 5

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

REFERENCE>COGNATES:
• From Latin: SIE


SPEAKING: Use vocab in short sentences
Clothing: swem, koue, hitte, uitgaan, kleur.

Wat dra jy as ...
• jy swem
• dit koud is
• dit warm is
• jy uitgaan

WRITING:
Submit daily journal/writing by Sat. noon of Week 7.
REGULAR VERBS (Active Voice)
• Regular Verbs:
• Tenses
• Progressive
• Questions
• Negation
• Modals

Figure out the Structure


Week 7:
• Uitspraak • Woordeskat • Kommunikasie   • Grammatika
SPECIFIC >
Review weeks 1-6

HOLISTIC >
• The Boy (10)

DIKTEE:
• Sessie 7
• Review Week 1-6

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

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

REFERENCE>GOGNATES:
• From Latin: TEIT
SPEAKING: Use vocab in short sentences
Food (meals, courses, favorites)


WRITING:
Submit daily journal/writing by Sat. noon of Week 8.
• REGULAR VERBS (Passive Voice)
 • Passive Voice
 • Tenses
 • Progressive
 • Questions
 • Negation
 • Modals

Figure out the Structure


Week 8:
 • Uitspraak • Kommunikasie • Woordeskat • Grammatika • Kultuur  • 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 1-8
• Roots of  Afrikaans
• The Future of Afrikaans
• South African History
• Namibian History 

Week 9:
• Uitspraak • Woordeskat • Kommunikasie   • Grammatika
KORTVERHAAL:
• Loekie die Leeu 1 & 2

LIED:
• Ontrafel (Jac Blanc)

DIKTEE:
• Sessie 9
• Review Previous Lists

GRAMMAR RELATED:
• Time Words

PEOPLE>PERSON:
• Physical Descriptions


PRAAT: Gebruik die woorde in goeie sinne.
Physical Descriptions

SKRYWES:
Handig daaglikse joernaal/skrywes in teen Saterdag 12h00 van Week 10.
• Third Spot:
• Obj Pron
• Negation
• Time Words

Figure out the Structure


Week 10:
• Uitspraak • Woordeskat • Kommunikasie • Grammatika
LIED:
• Ek Bou 'n Huisie  (Emile Minnie)

KORTVERHAAL:
• Loekie die Leeu 3 & 4

DIKTEE:
• Sessie 10
• Review Previous Lists

PEOPLE>AT HOME:
• Dwelling Options
• House: Outside
• House: Inside
• House: Furniture
• House: Appliances
• House: Cooking Ware

PRAAT: Gebruik die woorde in goeie sinne.
House (Rooms, contents)

SKRYWES:
Handig daaglikse joernaal/skrywes voor Sat. 12h00 van Week 11.
• Hersien  Third Spot:

Figure out the Structure



Week 11:
• Uitspraak • Woordeskat • Kommunikasie • Grammatika
KORTVERHAAL:
• Loekie die Leeu 5 & 6

LIED:
• Stormwolke (Abel Krammsaal)

DIKTEE:
• Sessie 11
• Review Previous Lists

PEOPLE>URBAN LIVING:
• The City
• Traffic
• Banking
• Travel
PRAAT: Gebruik die woorde in goeie sinne.
Describe your home town

SKRYWES:
Handig daaglikse joernaal/skrywes voor Sat. 12h00 van Week 12.
• Prepositions



Week 12:
• Uitspraak • Woordeskat • Kommunikasie • Grammatika
KORTVERHAAL:
• Loekie die Leeu 7 & 8

LIED:
• Vrou by die Spieël  (Amanda Strydom)

DIKTEE:
• Sessie 12
• Review Previous Lists

GRAMMAR RELATED:
• Conjunctions>1st Group

PEOPLE>CULTURE:
• Art
• Music
• Courses
• Hobbies & Leisure
• Vocations
PRAAT: "Wat interesseer jou?" Gebruik die woorde van die woordeskat in goeie sinne.

SKRYWES:
• Write "Loekie die Leeu" in your own words (Afr).
Handig daaglikse joernaal/skrywes voor Sat. 12h00 van Week 13.
• Hersien Vorige Lesse
Verb Second Conjunctions

Week 13:
  • Uitspraak • Woordeskat • Kommunikasie • Grammatika
GEDIGTE:
• Versie vir 'n Afrikaner (Leonard Koza)
• Vlug Air France 447 (Jacques du Plessis)
• Vir Sara Baartman  (Diana Ferrus)

LIED:
• Swerwer

DIKTEE:
• Sessie 13
• Review Previous Lists

NATURE>ANIMALS:
• Wild Animals:  Large
• Wild Animals: Medium
• Wild Animals: Small
• Birds

GRAMMAR RELATED>TRICKY WORDS:
• Verbs 01-05
PRAAT:
• Beskryf klein, medium en groot diere.

SKRYWES:
• Write "Loekie die Leeu" in your own words (Afr).
Handig daaglikse joernaal/skrywes voor Sat. 12h00 van Week 14.
• Hersien Vorige Lesse


Week 14:
  • Uitspraak  • Woordeskat • Kommunikasie • Grammatika
KORTVERHAAL:
• Juliet (1-2)

LIED:
• Laatmiddag  (Eugene Vermaak)

DIKTEE:
• Sessie 14
• Review Previous Lists

NATURE>INANIMATE:
• Universe & Planets
• Weather

COMMUNICATION:
• Letters, Texting, Email
• Communication Verbs
PRAAT:
• Beskryf die weer, en die heelal.
• Vertel die storie van Juliet in jou eie woorde. (geskrewe en gesproke).

SKRYWES:
Handig daaglikse joernaal/skrywes voor Sat. 12h00 van Week 15.
• Hersien Vorige Lesse

Week 15
• Uitspraak • Woordeskat • Kommunikasie • Grammatika
KORTVERHAAL:
• Juliet (3-4)

LIED:
• Skadudans

DIKTEE:
• Sessie 15
• Review Previous Lists

GEOGRAPHY:
• Continents
• Regions
• Countries & Nationalities
• Languages
• Cities

PRAAT:
• Gebruik die woorde van die woordeskat in goeie sinne.
• Tell the story of Juliet (par 1 - 4) in your own words (geskrewe en gesproke).

SKRYWES:
Handig daaglikse joernaal/skrywes voor Sat. 12h00 van Week 16.
Hersienning



Week 16:
 Ekstra Krediet Woordeskat:
Class PhrasesShapesCycles of TimeTime of the Day • Jewelry • Toiletries and Cosmetics • General Health Terms • Ailments & Symptoms • Illnesses • Physical Examination • Office Supplies

 • Uitspraak • Kommunikasie • Woordeskat • Grammatika • Kultuur  4 • KULTUUR (vir die eindeksamen)
 • 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.
Weke 9-12
• Afrikaanse Musiek: Kontemporêr
Gedigte (externe webwerf met goeie gedigte en vertalings.

Weke 13-16
• Persepsies van die Afrikaners
Kort Stories, Novelles
Afrikaans in NZ;