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?
Happy New Year Everyone! Boy, have I got good news for you. The textbook is back up and running! I’m accepting homework again! Choose between the two flavors: Plain- http://www.realelvish.net/your-sindarin-textbook/ BETA- http://www.realelvish.net/textbookbeta/ Let me know if you’d like to continue taking lessons or not. See you around! dreamingfifi
Sigh. I’m sorry to do this, but I’m too busy to correct homework anymore. The reason? I’m getting married! After the marriage rush, I might start correcting homework again, but as for right now, I’m closing the homework turn in. That doesn’t mean that the website is closing down, by
I’ve removed everyone’s e-mails from the roster so spambots will have a harder time getting at you guys. For now on, if you want to contact other students, use the forums!
Very special news today: Jules is done with Part 1 of the textbook, and will be taking the Sindarin Final Exam as soon as I finish it! Congratulations Jules!