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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

YAQ 101 - Elementary Yaqui I

4 Credits, 4 Contact Hours
4 Lecture Periods 0 Lab Periods

Introduction to Yaqui language.  Includes basic instruction in the grammar and writing system of the language and is intended to help the student acquire skills in speaking, reading, and writing Yaqui.  Also includes an overview of Yaqui traditional culture as a background for the use of the language.


Course Learning Outcomes
1. Articulate and respond to elementary questions and review of basic words, phrases, and simple sentences spoken in Yaqui.

2. Use basic words in Yaqui to interact with everyday activities. Such as greetings/introductions, asking questions, and stating preferences.

3. Demonstrate basic writing skills by recognizing and copying words in Yaqui. Identify and respond to features written in Yaqui as particles (u and ta)

4. Develop basic awareness of the Yaqui culture and heritage by reinforcement of identity through speaking/writing and/or presenting in a Yaqui cultural context.

  1. Speaking: Recognize and respond to words, phrases, and simple sentence in spoken Yaqui such as introductions, discussions about family and respond to questions or familiar topics.
  2. Listening: Use Yaqui listening strategies to identify simple details, ask /respond to questions, and follow classroom instruction
  3. Reading: Read and write Yaqui alphabet, Phonics. Use reading strategies to recognize phrases and simple sentences in written Yaqui.
  4. Writing Skills: Demonstrate in Yaqui the ability to ask and respond to basic questions, write a short narrative and/spell number, colors, family title, foods.
  5. Cultural Awareness: Demonstrate cultural awareness of the Yaqui culture, heritage, and customs.

Effective Term:
Fall 2023