I rewrote the verbs chapter (in accordance to the information is Parma Eldalamberon 17). The homework hasn’t quite caught up to the lessons though, so I’ll upload it as it is finished.
Ask and ye shall receive! You asked for lessons on tengwar, and I wrote them. I also reorganized the lessons slightly, and added a small section on the nominalizing abstract suffix.
This month has been insane for me. I finished this lesson on IPA for the textbook, uploaded it, but got way too busy for the whole of March to announce it. Beta version of the Textbook: IPA Guide So, here it is. I have a thread for critiques or comments
With all of this extra time I have because of Winter Break, I’ve updated the pronoun section, and cleaned up the wording in the Class Plurals.
My phonetics class is studying syllable structure and the effects of syllables on phonetic structure of words. Because of that, I was able to rewrite much of the section on syllables, and now I know the proper way to notate syllable boundaries and stress.
I reworked the basic syntax of modifiers lesson to hopefully do a better job at teaching the information. I also fixed up the homework to match.
The pronunciation chapter has been beautified. It now includes a bit of Tolkien speaking Sindarin! I also fixed up the second lesson of Chapter 1, to more accurately describe the word-mediate consonants.
Even though I can’t afford a copy of it yet, I got wind of some intriguing information about Sindarin negation in Parma Eldalamberon 17 and updated the Sindarin negation section.
I wrote that phonology chapter years ago. Back then, I only knew as much about linguistics as I had taught myself. While I knew the concepts, I had made my own names for them and my own phonetic alphabet chart. I didn’t know IPA, and couldn’t tell you was a
After almost an entire year and a half of hiatus, I’m back! I’ve changed the phonology lessons to IPA, moved the Sindarin lessons onto the main website, changed the way that homework is turned in, and started Phil Smith on this brand new version of the textbook. Isn’t it pretty?