Audio Files: Flying Things (Birds)

These Tlingit language audio files are used in all the lessons and activities in the Unit “Flying things (birds).”

Verbs, sentencesTarget sentence patterns

Nouns

English Tlingit Audio English Tlingit Audio
Canadian goose t’aawáḵ http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/01-Canadian-goose-Taawakh.mp3 tern kichyaat http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/10-Tern-Kichyaat.mp3
mallard duck kindachooneit http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/02-Mallard-duck-Kindachooneit.mp3 woodpecker gandaadagóogu http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/11-Woodpecker-Gandaadagoogu.mp3
crow ts’axweil http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/03-Crow-Tsaxweil.mp3 flower ḵ’eikaxwéin http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/12-Flower-Keikaxwein.mp3
seagull kéidladi http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/04-Seagull-Keidladi.mp3 nest kút http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/13-Nest-Kut.mp3
swallow séew kooshdaneit http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/05-Swallow-Seew-koosdaneit.mp3 wetlands taashuká http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/15-Wetlands-Taashuka.mp3
hummingbird digitgiyáa http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/06-Hummingbird-Dagitgiyaa.mp3 forest; timbered area aas gutú http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/16-Forest-Aas-gutu.mp3
snipe éeḵ lukaḵées’i http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/07-Snipe-Eekh-lukakheesi.mp3 ocean; salt water; salt éil’ http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/17-Ocean-salt-water-Eil.mp3
sandhill crane dóol http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/08-Sandhill-crane-Dool.mp3 island x’áat’ http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/18-Island-Xaat.mp3
raven yéil http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/09-Raven-Yeil.mp3 downstream; south; “Lower 48” ixkée http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/19-Downstream-Lower-48-South.mp3

Verbs, Sentences

English Tlingit Audio
they are flying along yaa s kanalyích  
they are flying around át s kawdlilyéech  
What is this? Daa sáyá? http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/35-What-is-this-Daa-sáyá.mp3
That is a ________. ________ áwé.  
I see a ________. ________ xhaatéen.  
They are flying around. Át s kawdlilyéech. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/24-They-are-flying-around-At-kawdliyeech.mp3
Where are they flying? Goodé sá yaa s kanalyích? http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/27-Where-are-they-flying-Goode-sa-yaa-has-kanalyich.mp3
They are flying out to the ocean. Éil’ kaadé yaa s kanalyích. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/28-They-are-flying-out-top-the-ocean-Eil-kaade-yaa-has-kanal.mp3
They are flying to an island. X’áat’dei yaa s kanalyích. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/29-They-are-flying-out-to-an-islsand-Xaat-dei-yaa-has-kanaly.mp3
They are flying to the forest. Aas gutóode yaa s kanalyích. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/30-They-are-flying-to-the-forest-Aas-gutoode-yaa-has-kanalyi.mp3
They are flying to the wetlands. Taashukáade yaa s kanalyích. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/31-They-are-flying-to-the-wetlands-Taashukaade-yaa-s-kanalyi.mp3
They are flying to their nests. A kúdidé yaa s kanalyích. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/32-They-are-flying-to-their-nests.mp3
They are flying to be among the flowers. Ḵ’eikaxwéin xhoodé yaa s kanalyích. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/33-They-are-flying-to-be-among-the-flowers-Keikuxwein-xhoode.mp3
They are flying south. Ixkéede yaa s kanalyích. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/34-They-are-flying-south-Ixkee-de-yaa-s-kanalyich.mp3
They are flying from the ocean. Éil’ kaadáxh yaa s kanalyích. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/36-They-are-flying-from-the-ocean-Eil-kaadaxh-yaa-s-kanalyic.mp3
They are flying from an island. X’áat’dáxh  yaa s kanalyích. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/37-They-are-flying-from-an-island-Xaat-daxh-yaa-s-kanalyich.mp3
They are flying from the forest. Aas gutóodáxh yaa s kanalyích. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/38-They-are-flying-from-the-forest-Aasgutoodaxh-yaa-s-kanaly.mp3
They are flying from the wetlands. Taashukáadáx yaa s kanalyích. http://www.goldbeltheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/39-They-are-flying-from-the-wetlands-Taashukaadaxh-yaa-s-kan.mp3
They are flying from their nests. Has du kúdidáxh yaa s kanalyích.  
They are flying from being among the flowers. Ḵ’eikaxwéin xhoodáxh yaa s kanalyích.  
They are flying from the south. Ixkéedáxh yaa s kanalyích.  

Target sentence patterns

English Tlingit
That is a ________. ________ áwé.
They are flying from ____. ________-dáxh yaa s kanalyích.
They are flying to ____. ________-de yaa s kanalyích.
(Bird name) ________ are flying from (Habitat)_________. (Habitat) _________ -dáxh yaa s kanalyích (Bird name) _______.
(Bird name) ________ are flying to (Habitat)_________. (Habitat) _________ de yaa s kanalyích (Bird name) _______.

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