Courses Offered

Fall 2019 Courses

Courses are offered at the Fairbanks campus unless otherwise noted.

CRN Course Title Days Time
73671

ANL F141X 

Beginning Athabascan 

MWF
TR

4-5pm
4-5pm
73672

ANL F241 

Intermediate Athabascan- Gwich'in MWF 11:45-12:45pm
75279 ANL F287  Teaching Method for AK Native Languages 
*Distance course
TR 5:20-6:50pm
73674 ANL F401  AK Native Language Apprenticeship F 1-6pm
74373 INU F111X 

Elementary Inupiaq Eskimo I 

MW  TR

2:15-3:15pm 2-3:30pm

74910 YUP F101X   Elementary Central  Yup'ik

MWF

TR

11:45-12:45pm
11:30-12:30pm
74911 YUP F201 

Intermediate Central Yup'ik

MWF 1-2pm
74912 YUP F301  Advanced Central Yup'ik MWF 2:15-3:15pm
78067 INU F111x 

Elementary Inupiaq Eskimo I 

*Distance course

TR 5:10-6:40pm
78217 INU F115 

Conversational Inupiaq I             

*Nome campus 

MTRF 12:40-1:30pm
78066 INU F115 

Conversational Inupiaq I  *Distance course

MW 5:10-6:40pm
76585 INU F115  Conversational Inupiaq I    *Distance course TR 6:50-8:20pm
77412 YUP F101X Elementary Central Yup'ik  *Kuskokwim campus

R       

MW

12:45-1:45pm      1:45-3:45pm
76367 YUP F103 

Conversational Central Yup'ik 

*Distance course                                               

TR

6:50-8:20pm
77896 YUP F109 

Central Yup'ik Orthography   

*Distance course

MTWR 

F

2:20-4pm    11:20-12:10pm
76368 YUP F109 

Central Yup'ik Orthrography         

 *Distance course

MW 6:50-8:20pm

Spring 2020 Courses 

Coming in October


ANLC Offerings

Introduction to Gwich’in Athabascan, spoken in the northeastern Alaska villages of Arctic Village, Venetie, Fort Yukon, Chalkyitsik, Circle, and Birch Creek, as well as in a wide adjacent area of the Northwest Territories and Yukon Territory. 

Continuation of beginning Athabascan-Gwich'in. Development of conversational ability, additional grammar and vocabulary.  

Continuation of Intermediate Dene / Athabascan I. Class will deal with one of the eleven Dene / Athabascan language spoken in Alaska. Literacy and grammatical analysis for speakers. Development of conversational ability, additional grammar and vocabulary.

Intro to the linguistic structure of the Athabascan family of languages, drawing on examples from the Athabascan languages of Alaska.  Writing systems, word structure, texts and language relationships.  Techniques for accessing linguistic reference materials and the role of linguistic documentation in language revitalization and language learning. 

Methodology approaches and practice in teaching Native language and literacy to both speakers and non-speakers. Prerquisites:  Knowledge of a Native Language.  

Structured study of an Alaska Native Language.  Select and work intensively with a mentor (native speaker of selected language).  Choice of mentor requires faculty approval.  Meet regularly with mentor (minimum 10 hours per week) and participate in regular training sessions tow ork toward fluency.  Graded Pass/Fail.  

Introduction to Inupiaq, the language of the Unalakleet, Seward Peninsula, Kotzebue Sound and the North Slope.  

Continuation of INU F111X. Introduction to Inupiaq, the language of Unalakleet, Seward Peninsula, Kotzebue Sound and North Slope. Open to both speakers and nonspeakers. For speakers the course provides literacy and grammatical analysis. For others it provides a framework for learning to speak, read and write the language. Consideration given to dialect differences.

Continuation of INU F111 and INU F112, concentrating on development of conversational ability, with presentation of additional grammar and vocabulary. Prerequisites: INU F112.

Continuation of INU F211, concentrating on development of conversational ability, with presentation of additional grammar and vocabulary.

Introduction to Central Yup'ik, the language of the Yukon and Kuskokwim deltas and Bristol Bay.

Continued introduction to Central Yup'ik, the language of the Yukon and Kuskokwim deltas and Bristol Bay. Open to both speakers and nonspeakers. For speakers the course provides literacy and grammatical analysis. For others, it provides a framework for learning to speak, read and write the language. Consideration given to dialect differences.

Continuation of YUP F101 and YUP F102. Increasing emphasis on speaking, reading and writing. Prerequisites: YUP F102 or permission of instructor.

Continuation of YUP F201. Increasing emphasis on speaking, reading and writing.

Continuation of YUP F201 and F202. Completes the basic study of the Central Yup'ik grammar. Prerequisites: YUP F101; YUP F102; YUP F201;YUP F202; or permission of instructor.

Further study of Yup'ik linguistics. Includes text transcription, editing, analysis and discussion. Yup'ik dialectology. Study of related Eskimo languages from the standpoint of Central Yup'ik. Additional topics to be studied depending upon the interests of the students and the instructor.