A Practical Grammar of the Central Alaskan Yup'ik Language

By Jacobson, Steven A. ; Jacobson, Anna

ISBN: 1-55500-050-9

Date: Rpr 1997 (first published 1995)

Written in a clear, concise, and readable style, this volume is a comprehensive textbook and complete reference guide for students. It is a valuable resource from beginning lessons in Yup’ik sounds and spelling to an advanced grammatical level. The book is designed for nonspeakers, for native Yup’ik speakers seeking knowledge about the structure of their language, and for partial speakers who want to improve their abilities. The 24 chapters include vocabulary lists, grammatical explanations with examples, and exercises. Annotated Yup’ik readings are keyed to the chapter lessons. Also included are Yup’ik-to-English and English-to-Yup’ik vocabularies. 1 map, 50 photos. The audio can be accessed through a google drive link that will come in your confirmation email after your purchase of the publication. Audio CD hard copies are sold separately for $10. Includes photos, maps, bibliography, index.

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