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Learn Potawatomi through conversations

Potawatomi, or Bodwéwadmimwen, is the native language of the Potawatomi people. Created in collaboration with the Pokagon Tribe of Potawatomi as a part of their language revitalization efforts, this course delivers a blend of learning features, exercises, and personalized review with an award-winning conversational learning process that focuses on the four skills necessary to connect in another language; grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and culture.

Grammar Notes

No interpretation is created equal. Grammar Notes, color-coding, and features that focus on specific grammatical nuances between target and source language strengthens your understanding of Potawatomi language structure.

Culture Notes

Etiquette, body language, gestures — set the mood. Culture Notes provide a backdrop to learning material and let the Potawatomi culture come alive, setting you up to forge deeper connections with Potawatomi culture and make a positive impression.

Vocabulary

Critical thinking and memory-building exercises blend new vocabulary into lesson progress, allowing you to pick up on the structure of your target language so you can apply new content that will be presented in various contexts throughout the course.

Pronunciation

Didn’t catch that? Hear it again at a conversational speed, hover over for phonetics, or click on the word for an articulated narration. Tone your accent against native speaker audio by activating the voice comparison tool.

Course Overview

Learn Potawatomi language basics, from common phrases all the way to more advanced concepts

Potawatomi

Main Units

Our main language course that contains the core content.

  • 1Potawatomi
  • Chapter 1 - Identity and Origins

Conversational and Grammar Goals

Chapter 1 - Identity and Origins

Conversational Goals

  • Ask about Clan and Close Family
  • Greet Someone and End a Conversation
  • Identify with Your Nation and Band
  • Say Where You Come From
  • State Your Name

Grammar Goals

  • Answer a Question about Yourself in the Affirmative and Negative
  • Ask How, Where, and Who Questions Using the Conjunct Form
  • Identify When to Use n- and g- Independent Form Prefixes
  • Use the Verb ‘to be’ with Singular Subjects
  • Use the Yes-No Question Marker n?

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