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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Lesson 1. Citation form of nouns and adjectives; Locative expressions; Formation of adverbs; Asking questions; Consonant final words; Pronouns, possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns; Formality; The Present tense of ‘to be’; The verbs of motion and similar formations

Lesson 2. The plural of nouns; The Dative case; The Genitive case; Declensions and Demonstratives; Adjective agreement with Datives and Genitives; Preverbs; Numbers; Telling the time; Days of the week; Months of the year; The Present tense of the verbs 'to stand up’, ‘to lie down’, ‘to sit down'; Names denoting common relationships and possessives

Lesson 3. Asking about and stating one's age; The comparative and superlative grades of adjectives and adverbs; The Instrumental case; Adjective agreement with the Instrumental; Postpositions; Subject-agreement markers within the verb for intransitive subjects

Lesson 4. The division of the tense-system; Subject and direct object case marking and verbal agreement for; Series I transitives; Word-order; Transitive verbs in the present indicative; Neutral Version; Verb-agreement with 3rd person plural subjects; Syncope of  -o- in nouns; The Adverbial case of nouns; Adjective agreement with nouns in the Adverbial case; The postposition –mde up to

Lesson 5. Subjective Version; Indirect Objects; Locative Version; Indefinite Pronouns and Adverbs; Articles

Lesson 6. The future indicative of transitive verbs; Object agreement affixes; Reflexives; Emphatics Pronouns

Lesson 7. Objective version; Expressions with too, also, as well;  Emphatic interrogative particle; Relative Clauses; The potential negative; The Vocative case; Adjective agreement with the Vocative

Lesson 8. The syntax of Series II transitive verbs; The Ergative case; Declension types and agreement patterns; The aorist indicative forms of transitive verbs

Lesson 9. The formation of colloquial relative clauses; Temporal clauses meaning 'when'; Temporal clauses meaning 'while'; Manner clauses meaning 'as, like'; Temporal clauses meaning 'as soon as'; Temporal clauses meaning 'after'; Noun-clauses; Causal clauses 'because, as, since'; Simple Conditional (if) clauses; The verb ‘to know’ in the Present Indicative

Lesson 10. The formation of the Present and Future Indicatives of intransitive verbs; Meaning and syntax of intransitive verbs; The marking of intransitive verbs with indirect objects; Some anomalies among the intransitives; The irregular Future indicatives

Lesson 11. The formation of the Aorist Indicative for intransitive verbs; The syntax required by intransitive verbs in Series II; The Medial Verbs in the present, future and aorist indicatives; The syntax of Medial verbs; Version as a change of tense marker

Lesson 12. The formation of the Aorist Subjunctive for Transitive; Intransitives and Medials; Some uses of the Aorist Subjunctive; How to issue an instruction in the Imperative; How to construct expressions of Prohibition

Lesson 13. Stative Verbs; The Indirect Verbs; How to say 'X wants to (VERB)' and 'X can (VERB)'; How to express the notion 'convey'; How to say 'know' in the future indicative; Forms of the more important stative verbs

Lesson 14. Formation of the imperfect indicative, present subjunctive, conditional and future subjunctive; Expressions of the type ‘if X were to (be) verb(ing), Y would be (verb)’; Constructing imperatives from verbs without an aorist indicative; Constructing expressions of the type ‘X out to be verbing’; Expressions of purpose relating to the future; Some other verbs that take the aorist subjunctive

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