Inuktitut Tusaalanga Learn Inuktitut / Apprendre l’inuktitut

Lesson Index

Tunngasugit

In this lesson, you will:

  • learn basic greetings
  • learn how to build words in Inuktitut
  • engage in simple questions and answers.

Qanuippisik?

In this lesson you will:

  • ask questions
  • learn to talk about more than one person

Sila qanuippa?

In this lesson you will:

  • learn vocabulary related to the weather;
  • answer questions in the affirmative and negative.

Kaapiturumaviit?

In this lesson you will:

  • learn vocabulary related to the coffee break;
  • ask questions to various people;
  • express the idea of wanting something (using the affix -juma)

Nami iqqanaijaqqit?

In this lesson you will:

  • tell people where you work and ask them the same;
  • learn about language used in the names of organizations.

Allavvik

In this lesson you will:

  • identify common items in an office;
  • talk about objects in the singular, dual and plural;
  • talk about objects in one's possession (using the affix -qaq)

Naasautiit amiallu

In this lesson you will:

  • learn vocabulary for colours and numbers;
  • use the affixes -mik & -nik
  • learn how to give simple commands

Angijuq, mikijuq

In this lesson you will:

  • learn vocabulary for describing people and objects
  • learn more about making commands and using personal pronouns

illuup iluaniittuq

In this lesson you will:

  • identify common objects in the home;
  • talk about the location of objects (using the affix -miit)

Namunngaqqit?

In this lesson you will:

  • learn vocabulary related to places in the community
  • talk about coming from and going to different places

Ulluq

In this lesson you will:

  • learn vocabulary related to times of day and days of the week
  • talk about events or actions in the future.

Taqqiit

 

In this lesson you will:

  • learn vocabulary related to seasons and the months of the year;
  • talk about events or actions in the past.

qautamaaqsiut

In this lesson you will:

  • learn to talk about things you do every day.

Qatsimuuqqa?

In this lesson you will:

  • learn how to tell time.

Timi

In this lesson you will:

  • learn the names for the parts of the body;
  • provide explanations for events or actions using the idea "because".

Tuttuliaqtuq

In this lesson, you will:

  • learn vocabulary related to various animals;
  • indicate the location of objects in relation to others (above, beside,etc.).

Nunavut

In this lesson you will:

  • learn the Inuktitut names of communities in Nunavut
  • talk about movement between two places (the affixes -mit, -mut & -mi)

Kiap ukua?

In this lesson you will:

  • learn vocabulary for clothing;
  • talk about who things belong to (possession)

ilakka

In this lesson you will:

  • learn vocabulary related to the family;
  • use verbs that involve a subject and an object (transitive endings).

Quviagijara

In this lesson you will:

  • talk about your feelings and how you feel about other people and things.

qikalauqqit?

 

This lesson is available in the South Qikiqtaaluk dialect only.

 

 

In this lesson, you will:

  • talk about holidays you have had or are planning
  • talk about places you might stay

uqaalaut

In this lesson you will:
  • learn words and phrases to help you when you're talking on the phone.
  • do some more work with transitive endings (using the verb -qu)