Learn Michif by Listening - Guide
|Title:||Learn Michif by Listening - Guide|
|Creator:||Bakker, Peter, Fleury, Norman|
|Description:||Learn Michif by Listening was created in March 2004 by Peter Bakker and Norman Fleury.
This section contains a PDF of the Learn Michif by Listening guide.
Michif, like any living language, is first and foremost an oral language. The sounds, words and sentences in this section are the important items.
The texts are made available just to support the oral texts in this section. It is much more important to learn to understand - and speak - the language than to learn to write it.
Please note: two distinct spelling systems are used for Michif in the guide. One system was devised in the 1970s by the Turtle Mountain Métis, which is based on English spelling. The other is based on a more phonetic system, where double vowels are used for long vowels, and each letter or letter combination always represents the same sound. This spelling was devised by Rita Flamand, with some modifications by the linguist Robert Papen of Montreal.
Both have been in use for a number of years. It is up to the users to adopt the system they like most.
|Language:||English - Michif|
|Date of Copyright:||October 30, 2018|
|GDI Media Filename:||learningbylistening.pdf|