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On 11/9/14, Nicole Valicia Thompson-Andrews <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Actually, I'll be developing two audiotory languages, but one is
> rarely used, and not many people know it.
>
> On 11/9/14, Nicole Valicia Thompson-Andrews <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> What about having them come up with with a completely auditory
>> language? That would be a challenge. I'm developing one.
>>
>> Yemorans  do have a version of a sign language for the noncommunicatve or
>> deaf.
>>
>> On 11/9/14, Siva Kalyan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> You may not want to take this approach, but: I once attended a course on
>>> Indo-European where, in the last class, everyone collaboratively created
>>> (a
>>> sentence in) an Indo-European conlang, with each person contributing one
>>> word (and providing a plausible etymology). Some of the students (at
>>> least)
>>> had no prior exposure to linguistics, and very few had background
>>> knowledge
>>> of Indo-European.
>>>
>>> This wouldn't be practical in your case (as the focus should be on
>>> conlanging itself), but...maybe you could teach them a bit about
>>> Proto-Germanic, and have them come up with a Germanic conlang together?
>>> At
>>> the least, it might be interesting for one or two classes, and (I think)
>>> would be a great way to introduce language change.
>>>
>>> Siva
>>>
>>>> On 9 Nov 2014, at 6:42 pm, kechpaja <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Okay,
>>>>
>>>> Thanks everyone for the advice! It seems that, since I tend to be the
>>>> sort
>>>> of conlanger who is interested in the underlying mechanics of language
>>>> as
>>>> much as the creative process itself, I probably naturally overestimate
>>>> the
>>>> extent to which others will want to learn about linguistic theory.
>>>>
>>>> Given what's been said, I'll probably be restructuring the class a bit,
>>>> to
>>>> be more of a conlanging workshop than a lesson per se. It would be nice
>>>> if
>>>> we could have a sketch that was "up and running", so to speak, by the
>>>> end
>>>> of the class, to the point were you could at least say something
>>>> interesting in it (even if it still was just a sketch).
>>>>
>>>> It might be interesting to start with a (very) simple passage of a
>>>> couple
>>>> sentences -- much like in the 30-day conlang project(s) that have been
>>>> discussed on the list recently -- and make it our goal to be able to
>>>> translate it by the end of the class.
>>>>
>>>> -Kelvin
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, 6 Nov 2014 09:06:51 -0800
>>>> "Jalen C." <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> As a high school student, I would say the students would probably
>>>>> enjoy
>>>>> it
>>>>> the most if you don't spend much time on the more "technical" parts
>>>>> like
>>>>> using IPA and instead focus on just the creative aspect of it.
>>>>> Personally
>>>>> I
>>>>> think it would work well if you just started with them on the process
>>>>> of
>>>>> creating a conlang, and explaining why not/to use certain things as
>>>>> they
>>>>> go. This makes it feel less like a lecture, and it will probably more
>>>>> enjoyable for them if it feels more interactive.
>>>>> But I'm not a teacher, so...
>>>>>
>>>>> -Jalen
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 11:58 PM, Bettina Beinhoff
>>>>> <[log in to unmask]
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi Kelvin,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'd be very interested to hear how you structure/plan your class and
>>>>>> how
>>>>>> it
>>>>>> went once you've taught it. I've been thinking about introducing some
>>>>>> conlanging into my linguistics classes and wonder how to best go
>>>>>> about
>>>>>> it.
>>>>>> So it would be great to hear about your experience - and of course
>>>>>> also
>>>>>> from anybody else who may have run similar sessions in the past.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Best wishes,
>>>>>> Bettina
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 5 November 2014 21:41, Ralph L. DeCarli <[log in to unmask]>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 7:49 AM, kechpaja <[log in to unmask]>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Additionally, if anyone would like to volunteer their conlang for
>>>>>>>> examples, that would also be great.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> You are welcome to use Instrumentation, even if you just need
>>>>>>>> examples
>>>>>> of
>>>>>>> things to avoid.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> http://instrumentation.conlang.org/
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Ralph
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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