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Drills for Lessons 1-3

Here are drills created by Peter Keller for all the material in Lessons 1 - 3. There are a few additional bits of vocabulary to make for more interesting sentences.

See this list of all the vocabulary and grammar summary for the lessons, and add these words:

uldia - letter (think snail mail)
orsithia - poem (usually)
pul - bird
dorhe - window

HAUT - fly
PION - to read
DAIP - to walk

len prep. - on (the surface of)
sersi prep. - over, across

"We(i)" means inclusive "we" and "we(e)" means exclusive "we."

The answers are here.

Tenses and Pronouns

  1. Did I not open the door?
  2. You opened the door.
  3. She opened the door.
  4. We(e) opened the door.
  5. Did we(i) not open the door?
  6. You all opened the door.
  7. They opened the door.
  8. I open the door.
  9. Do you not open the door?
  10. She opens the door.
  11. We(e) open the door.
  12. We(i) open the door.
  13. You all do not open the door.
  14. Do they open the door?
  15. I will open the door.
  16. You will open the door.
  17. She will not open the door.
  18. Will we(e) open the door?
  19. We(i) will open the door.
  20. You all will open the door.
  21. They will not open the door.
  1. Han faunai va dorhen?
  2. Faunai sa dorhen.
  3. Faunai na dorhen.
  4. Lu faunai mir dorhen.
  5. Han faunai vachir dorhen?
  6. Faunai sir dorhen.
  7. Faunai nir dorhen.
  8. Lu fauno va dorhen.
  9. Fauno sa dorhen.
  10. Han fauno na dorhen?
  11. Fauno mir dorhen.
  12. Lu fauno vachir dorhen.
  13. Fauno sir dorhen.
  14. Han fauno nir dorhen?
  15. Faunu va dorhen.
  16. Lu faunu sa dorhen.
  17. Faunu na dorhen.
  18. Faunu mir dorhen.
  19. Han faunu vachir dorhen?
  20. Lu faunu sir dorhen.
  21. Faunu nir dorhen.

Demonstratives and plurals:

  1. Will I hear the women?
  2. You heard the boys.
  3. He did not see the trees.
  4. We(e) read(past) the books.
  5. We(i) will see the villages.
  6. Will you all read the poems?
  7. They do not read the letters.
  8. I heard that person.
  9. Will you hear this boy?
  10. He saw that house.
  11. We(e) do not read this letter.
  12. We(i) see that book.
  13. You all read(past) this poem.
  14. Will they read that book?
  15. I do not read those books.
  16. You closed these doors.
  17. Did she hear those birds?
  18. We(e) saw these women.
  19. We(i) will not hear those birds.
  20. You all will read these poems.
  21. They saw those towns.
  22. Did the children know these people?
  1. Lu corhai auir rhonir asuran pulran.
  2. Fauno asur tathir aseran dorheran.
  3. Lairhu asur maithir auran maithran.
  4. Han tuaro asu rhon ien aldoven?
  5. Lu pionai tath ieran carmeran.
  6. So tha asuran maithran?
  7. Lero asur rhonir tharen?
  8. So ier ther?
  9. Lu so aser ther?
  10. Corhai na then?
  11. Tuaru sa then?
  12. Corhai tha san?
  13. Lu corho va than?
  14. So sa tha?
  15. So na tha?
  16. Corhu auir vinir then?
  17. Lu lairhu tha asuran rhonran?
  18. Pionu auir tathir then?
  19. Tuaru asur vinner than?
  20. Faunu va then?
  21. Lu aistu nir then?
  22. Lerai va ien tollinan.

Dative Case

  1. I gave that to you.
  2. He said what to him?
  3. Who gave these books to those men?
  4. I will not tell the poem to her.
  5. I wrote a letter to you.
  6. Do you all give a book to him?
  7. He says what to us(excl)?
  8. Who did not say what to us(incl)?
  9. That child gave a chair to me.
  10. The child tells a poem to these women.
  11. We(excl) wrote a letter to them.
  12. Those children wrote a book to those people.
  13. The woman gave a bird to me.
  14. I will say it to you.
  15. Who said it to whom?
  16. Did you all not give the chair to the boy?
  17. I give the (dining) table to these girls.
  18. You all wrote to them.
  19. I write to those children.
  1. Lu cathai a vin ien carmen thaste?
  2. Cathai tha then thaste?
  3. Evarai va ieran orsithiaran asuraste vinneraste.
  4. Catho na then vaste?
  5. Lu cathai va then siraste?
  6. Han cathai nir carmen miraste?
  7. Cathu nir orsithian naste.
  8. Madathai asur tathir orsithian vaste.
  9. Piono nir carmen vinaste.
  10. Lu cathai vachir orsithian auraste tathraste.
  11. Pionai nir maithaste.
  12. Cathai tha then vaste?
  13. Han madathu va uldian niraste?
  14. Madatho sir orsithian auraste tathraste.
  15. Lu madathai nir orsithiaran asuraste vinachraste.
  16. Madathai vinner aseran orsithiaran vinachraste.
  17. Cathai vinne carmen vaste.
  18. Lu cathu na pulan siraste.
  19. Han evaru vin orsithian vaste?

Benefactive Case

  1. Did these children give the books to us(excl) for you all?
  2. The men told a poem to you all for us(incl).
  3. To whom did these women not give that book for who?
  4. Who will say what to who for who?
  5. I said that to him for you.
  6. Will she read that book to the children for you?
  7. I did not go to the city for you all.
  8. I gave a bird to him for us(incl).
  9. I will close the door for them.
  10. I speak to whom for who?
  11. This child did not sit down for me.
  1. Madatho va orsithian siraste aurante vinrante.
  2. Evarai tath niraste maithrante.
  3. Cathai va pulan asuraste vinraste aurante rhonrante.
  4. Han lu cathai mir pulan siraste asurante vinnerante?
  5. Cathu auir vinner ieran holran auste tathaste aurante maithrante.
  6. Lero a rhon ien tollen aunte vinnente.
  7. Evaro a tath auste rhonaste aunte vinnente.
  8. Catho a vin ien uldian auste rhonaste vante.
  9. Lerai va tollinan aurante rhonante.
  10. Apeiu vinir nante.

Locative/Ablative/Accusative Cases and Prepositions

  1. The bird flew into the house.
  2. I came from in front of the room.
  3. The child sat down in the room.
  4. I went into the house.
  5. I sat down on these chairs.
  6. The books are in those rooms.
  7. The child went inside that room.
  8. He came from in front of this house.
  9. The bird flies from this tree.
  10. The people are on those chairs.
  11. The books are on that work table.
  12. The birds are on these people.
  13. The bird is on this man.
  14. The bird flies from in front of that tree.
  15. The bird flew from in front of this boy.
  16. I came from in front of this tree.
  17. The child is on this woman.
  18. I walked in front of that woman.
  19. Won't the bird fly to the front of this room?
  20. These children sleep in those bedrooms.
  21. I went into the house.
  22. You all came from inside that house.
  23. He did not sit in front of the chair.
  24. Does the child come (to) here?
  25. The woman came into the city.
  26. Those children went into the villages.
  27. We(excl) did not go into the town.
  28. From where will they come?
  29. I heard a bird from inside this room.
  30. The child came to here from in that room.
  31. The boy did not stay in this chair.
  32. A bird flies into a house.
  33. Does the bird fly from the tree?
  34. The woman goes (to) there.
  35. The man will not come here from there.
  36. The girl sat on these chairs.
  37. Do they put a book on that work table?
  38. The bird flew from in front of this tree.
  39. This child went to there.
  40. We(incl) did not see the book on that dining table.
  1. Hautai pul an lasan.
  2. Hautu asur pulir an aselle lasalle.
  3. Han daipai asu vin asen holan?
  4. Lu daipai asur tathir an tollinalle.
  5. Daipu nir auvi aldoven.
  6. Daipu mir auvi ien lasan.
  7. Han daipai nir asen tollen?
  8. Hautai nir auvi auran maithran tollelle.
  9. Daipai vin viaren.
  10. Silhu vinachir viare.
  11. So vin len asusse tathasse.
  12. Han lu lerai auir vinner viarelle.
  13. Pentho tath len asesse divesse.
  14. Lerai vinne ieran tollatien ielle aldovelle.
  15. Daipo va an ien aldoven.
  16. Talai nir an aldovelle.
  17. Han lu daipai na naren auvi asulle maithalle?
  18. Hautai pul asuralle rhonalle.
  19. Daipo na dorhen.
  20. Tuaro sir pulan an iesse lasasse.
  21. Tuarai sa vinran len holir.
  22. Lu so pul len asesse tuhathasse.
  23. Lu so pul len asusse maithasse.
  24. Han so carmen len tuhathasse?
  25. Apai nir vinan an penthimileran.
  26. Apeiai vin len holan.
  27. Lu daipu nir viaren aselle tollinalle.
  28. Han hautai pul an tollinan?
  29. Talu tath viaren tollatielle.
  30. Talu na viaren narelle.
  31. Lu apeiai vin len diven.
  32. Talai na an milalle.
  33. Han talu na an milan?
  34. So pul an iesse milasse.
  35. Lu so carme auvi asesse dorhesse.
  36. So a tath an milasse.
  37. Han madatho va len aseran maveran?
  38. Madathai vin orsithian len iesse mavesse.
  39. Lu madathu na ien uldian len iesse tuhathasse auste naste aurante vinnerante.
  40. Silhu aser holir an ierasse milasse aurante maithante.

    Derivational Affixes

    1. Did I want to look at the bird?
    2. They will want to walk to the city.
    3. We(excl) look at the child in that room.
    4. You all did not want to sleep in the small bedroom.
    5. Did he remain in that large room?
    6. He wants to remain in the large city.
    7. You will look at the bird in the tree.
    8. I do not read the tomes.
    9. I walked very much to the village.
    10. Did the little bird fly from in front of this small tree to in front to that large tree?
    11. The large man wanted a lot to put the small books onto the large work table.
    1. Lu ertuartuvatio va vinan.
    2. Ertuaratituvo vinatie van.
    3. Han ertuaromtuvo na tathomeran?
    4. Ertuartuvatiai vin asen lasan auvi ausse maithasse.
    5. Lu pionomai na carmen.
    6. Apai na vinaiten len holomen.
    7. Ertuaromai na lasran.
    8. Han pionai rhonatier carmomen?
    9. Lu ercorhtuvai vin pulan.
    10. Ercorho na tathran.
    11. Ercorhatiai sir orsithian.

    Time placement excersizes

    1. I went to the village yesterday.
    2. She will come here tomorrow.
    3. The child will sleep in the bedroom soon.
    4. I will walk to the town tomorrow for you.
    5. He will put the book on the chair tomorrow.
    6. Yesterday I sat down onto the bed.
    7. I heard a bird today.
    8. I will see a child tomorrow for them.
    9. Soon I will hear a woman.
    10. The man sits on the chair now.
    11. I did not go into the city yet for him.
    1. Ais lu apeiai va len holan
    2. Han ais lu hautai pul lasalle
    3. Daipu na úeru viaren narelle
    4. Tuaru vachir rhonran vinrante tavinu
    5. Ais lu corho va vinan.
    6. Ais lu lairho va asun maithan.
    7. Silho pul airu len lasasse
    8. Sai va ais lervinu nare
    9. Apu va carmen úeru len holan
    10. Hautai pul lervinu an aldoven

    Vocab Excersizes

    1. Did I open the large door in the room?
    2. He will not put the book onto the bed.
    3. The men gave these birds to these women.
    4. I will sit down on(to) this chair.
    5. Do we(incl) not hear a bird in the tree?
    6. The girl tells a poem to the woman.
    7. The boy closed a large door in the room.
    8. You know this man and that woman in this house.
    9. Will I go into the house?
    10. He did not write a poem to a man.
    11. I know a poem.
    12. The child will sleep in the village.
    13. The book is on the dining table.
    14. Did we(excl) want to come here from the house?
    15. The bird flies over that tree.
    16. The woman read a poem to the boy.
    17. The person will walk into the city.
    18. Did the person walk to there from the house?
    19. They did not give a book to the woman.
    20. I sat on the bed.
    21. The man put the letter onto the chair.
    22. The tree is in front of the house.
    23. A pen is on the work table?
    24. I will give a book to a person.
    25. The woman saw a door.
    26. He is in front of the tree.
    27. The child is on the work table?
    28. The person slept here.
    29. The bed is in the bedroom.
    30. The dining table is not inside the house.
    31. Did the man know the woman?
    32. The man comes from the village.
    33. The woman walked to the town.
    34. We(incl) will not come from the city.
    35. Did I sit down on(to) the work table?
    36. The child sleeps in the house.
    37. The boy walked to the village.
    38. The girl does not walk from the town.
    39. You all write a letter to me.
    40. Did she write a poem?
    1. Hautai pul an aldoven.
    2. Lu aistai va dorhen an iesse milasse.
    3. Han tuaru va vinachan ach vinnen?
    4. So rhon airu an aldovesse.
    5. So na ais an milasse.
    6. Lu so va an aldovesse.
    7. Han so va apinu nare?
    8. Silho na auvi holasse.
    9. Lu tuaro va pulan eia maithan.
    10. Madathai na uldian siraste lervinu.
    11. Lu talai maith narelle
    12. Seri. Lerai va aldoven.
    13. Tuaru va maithan tavinu.
    14. So aldover naresse?
    15. Han lu penthu vin úeru len divesse?
    16. So las viare.
    17. Su tath len divesse.
    18. Hautu pul sersi tollinasse.
    19. Han lu daipo maith apinu viaren?
    20. Lerai tath ach vinach aldoven len tollinasse.
    21. Tuaro va pulan airu.
    22. Silho pul ach vinach ais len aldovesse.
    23. Han lu tuarai vinach tathan apinu?
    24. Talai rhon ei tath an milalle.
    25. Daipai va lervinu tollatien.
    26. Han lu lerai na lervinu naren?
    27. Tuaru va vinan tavinu.
    28. Talai vin tharelle?
    29. Lu penthu na úeru.
    30. Han leru va viarelle?
    31. Silho rhonir an milasse.
    32. Apo va uldian len tuhathan.
    33. Ciaro vin apinu.
    34. Han ciaro sa?
    35. Ciaru va tavinu.
    36. Ciarai maith lervinu.
    37. Lu ciarai auir rhonir lervinu.
    38. Ciaro tath ais.
    39. Ciaro sir airu.
    40. Lairho va asun rhonan.
    41. Lairho auir vinir asuran vinran.
    42. Lairhai na nan.
    43. Lairhai vachir auran tathran.
    44. Lairhu nir van.