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Original First Grade Course

Students should download lessons as required and submit their answers to the questions and exercises to their tutor for marking. Work may be sent either as a regular email or as an attached MS Word document or text file.

There are text and audio files for each lesson except for the Revision lessons, where there is only a text file. To save to your computer, right click on the icon and choose Save Target As from the shortcut menu. Left-clicking an icon will open a new browser window. Each text file is a .pdf which can be viewed using Adobe Acrobat Reader. Acrobat Reader may well already be installed on your machine. If not, then it can be downloaded from the Adobe Website.

Text  Introduction - about KDL

Text  Audio  Reference - pronunciation guide, mutation table, glossary of grammatical terms.

Text  Index Sheet - for your work file

Text  Vocabulary used in the lessons

1.  Text  Audio   Kernow - mutations and indefinite article.

2.  Text  Audio   Breten Vyghan - adjectives with singular nouns; 'yw'; particle 'a2 '.

3.  Text  Audio   Yowann ha Jenifer - possession; 'yw' and 'yma'; 'to have'.

4.  Text  Audio   Yann hag Anjela - definite article; mutations; 'yma dhe²' word order; negative particle 'ny2 '.

5.  Text  Revision

6.  Text  Audio   Kynsa Lyther Yann - past tense of verbs; the verb-noun.

7.  Text  Audio  Gorthyp Yowann - subject pronouns and combinations with 'gans' and 'dhe2 '.

8.  Text  Audio   Anjela -  3rd. sing. forms of 'gul' and 'mos'; numbers 1 to 10; vocative particle 'a2 '.

9.  Text  Audio   Gwerthji Yowann - days of the week; time of day; use of 'ha'.

10. Text  Revision

11. Text  Audio   Dy’ Sul - 'dhe2 ' with 'gul' and preceding object; plural of nouns; adjectives with masculine plural nouns; present participle with 'ow4 '; preposition with verb-noun; word order.

12. Text  Audio   Lyther Yann - verbal sentences; short and long forms of 'bos'.

13. Text  Audio   An Klas Gorthugher - demonstrative pronouns; 'yn-medh', 'eus', 'yn', 'war' combined with pronouns.

14. Text  Audio   Y'n Tren - 'gul' - present and past tenses; questions and answers with 'gul', 'gwell yw', 'res yw'; possessive adjectives with nouns and verb nouns; present and past tenses of 'gweles' and 'galloes'.

15. Text  Revision

16. Text  Audio   Megi Difennys - present and imperfect tenses of 'mynnes', 'drog yw', 'gwell yw'.

17. Text  Audio   Lyther Yowann - 'yn5 ' with adjectives; 'an jydh'.

18. Text  Audio  Kastell Penndinas - imperfect of 'gul', 'kara', 'galloes', and 'gweles'.

19. Text  Audio   Dyskans Lywya - second person imperative.

20. Text  Revision

21. Text  Audio   An Worvarghas - cardinal and ordinal numbers.

22. Text  Audio   Chi Jenifer - combinations of prepositions and pronouns.

23. Text  Audio   An Lowarth - the months of the year; collective plurals.

24. Text  Audio   An Orsedh - the clock; numeral adverbs.

25. Text  Revision

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