Nyoongar/Noongar Language Course for Beginners with Sharon Gregory

Wednesday 02 October 2019 05:00PM to Wednesday 04 December 2019 07:00PM
Geographe Room

Why do most of us know some French or Italian but know nothing of the language of the traditional owners of the South West of WA the Noongar people? Keep our language alive with Noongar woman Sharon Gregory. Beginner classes are designed to offer an introduction to the Noongar language that is easy to follow and loads of fun. Sharon Gregory is a Noongar woman who lives her desire to stoke the flame of language in everyone who is willing to learn; young and old, Aboriginal or otherwise. The fire is spreading. Noongar waangkaniny koort kwobakan (Noongar language makes my heart beautiful).

Session 1: 5pm-7pm, 2 October 2019 Learning basic sounds of Noongar language

Session 2 : 5pm-7pm, 16 October 2019 Learning sentence structure

Session 3 : 5pm-7pm, 6 November 2019 Sentence structure and suffixes

Session 4 : 5pm-7pm, 20 November 2019 Writing your own book

Session 5 : 5pm-7pm, 4 December 2019 Sharing your book and celebrating the end of the workshop with food and a certificate.

Please note that 1 ticket gives you admission to all 5 sessions.

FREE. Bookings required.