vialingo

vialingo.jpg
Screenshot Lesson 1
vialingo is an english channel on YouTube founded on 12 october 2015 (1). The only videos they offer are a Klingon language course entitled Learn Klingon The Easy(ish) Way (2).

These twelve lessons, and two practice sessions, are about 25-35 minutes long and were uploaded starting in October 2015. The speaker of the videos explains the basics of Klingon grammar and teaches the listener the most important vocabulary. Doing this, he always gives examples for how to memorize the vocabulary. While he is talking, the words are displayed.

The owner of the channel and the speaker are unknown, but speaks with a nice and clear British accent. However he is active on the Reddit r/tlhIngan Hol group and has sought feedback and help there.

Klingon language

Pronunciation

The speaker has a very clear and proper pronunciation. He pays attention to the details, like the difference between je (and) and je' (buy), which most beginners do not do correctly.

The only criticism to be found is that sometimes his Q resembles a q, he sometimes pronounces ng as n-g, especially when preceded by a noun suffixe (jIngev is pronounced jIn-gev instead of jI-ngev), and he sometimes says Klingon I as ee in see.

Translation of the infinitive

When showing the verbs, he translates them to English using 3rd person singular, which is confusing, but not wrong. It's probably part of the teaching method.

General assessment

The course seems to be with no mistakes and is definitely recommended for all beginners. Pronunciation, grammar, and spelling are correct. The course follows a nice and easy pattern of teaching.

See also

References

1 : vialingo auf YouTube, retrieved 9 January 2016

2 : Playlist auf Youtube, retrieved 9 January 2016

External links

Category: General    Latest edit: 16 Feb 2017, by QurghLungqIj    Created: 10 Jan 2016 by KlingonTeacher



ISO15924
ISO 15924 is an international norm, which defines abbreviations for writing ...
MichaelEverson
Michael Everson, using the Klingon name varSan {{ http://diswww.mit ...
Letters
* To learn more about klingon letters see alphabet . * To learn the ...

N E W :
WORD
DEFINITION
SECTION

click to enter

'xi.fan hol
'muz.gom

BETA VERSION

Day of the week:
Today is buqjaj


starred Random Article


  • Search

Other languages:

flag_en.png English
flag_de.png Deutsch
flag_nl.png Create New Topic
flag_fr.png Create New Topic
flag_es.png Create New Topic

Visit us on Facebook:

 
The Klingon Wiki - Teaching Klingon to the galaxy

All text is available under the terms of a Creative Commons License.
Star Trek™, Klingon™ and related names are trademarks of CBS Corporation and Paramount Pictures, and are used under "fair use" guidelines.