Wednesday 3rd July
We did lots of conversation practice this week:
1. Sight word matching game (link to stack game)
2. Conversation practice: At the office
He’s gone home.
Karija, nyarrpara mayi.
Search me, I don’t know [where he is].
Nyiyaku [yanu ngurra-kurra]?
Mangarri ki/Karlala ku/Lunchi ki
Why [has he gone home]?
Nyarrpara Napaljarri? Palka office-rla mayi?
Lawa, japi kirra ka yani
Where’s Napaljarri? Is she in the office?
No, she’s going to the shop.
Who’s she with?
She’s on her own.
Nyiyaku ka yani [japi kirra]. Janyungu mayi [ka yani]?
Yuwayi, janyungu ku
Why is she at the shop? Is she going for smokes?
Yes, for smokes.
Nyangurla ka yanirni pina?
When will she come back?
Other phrases we used or could have used:
Yanu ngurra-kurra mangarri ki – He’s gone home for lunch.
Nyinami ka ngurrangka, wirliya murru-murru – He’s at home, he has a sore leg.
Yanirni pina kanpa - When are you coming back?
Nyangurla ka yanirni? – When’s he coming?
Kapu yanirni pina? – When will he come?
3. Word games
No song this week :(