- Kesva An Taves Kernewek

First Grade Course

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

All are most welcome to make use of the course material, but only registered students have access to the support of KDL's expert language teachers.

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.

Students should download lessons as required and submit their govynnow and gramasek answers to their teacher for marking. 

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  Anjela3rd. 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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