Back at it again! ILP


I am a little ashamed to admit this but when I took a week off from practicing my Lakota language I forgot more than I would have liked to. I have lots of excuses on why this happened but that doesn’t change anything. My lesson I learned from a week off is DON’T take a week of from learning. With that being said this week I made extra time to regroup my learning. I started reviewing the animals and then people. Once I had gone over them a few times I was getting back in the swing of things. To continue my learning I have downloaded a Lakota language app on my phone to help me. I found this to be neat because when I am on the go and have a few minutes I can learn away from my computer. I thought this would be a good time management choice. I am glad to be getting back into the swing of things. After I had reviewed animals and people I reviewed the phrases I had learned. The phrases are harder to learn than just the single words.

A couple of weeks ago Chadron had a teacher interview day in which I participated in. When I interviewed at one of the stations I was handed a subbing application. As I looked through the application one of the questions were do you know Lakota language. I so badly wanted to put yes but I am nowhere near fluent but it was exciting that that was a questions that I can potentially answer yes to!



  1. taylorbauerblog · March 20, 2016

    It is amazing how long it takes to learn new information, but how quickly it is to forget it! I have the same problem with being in shape and what not. It could take a long time to get where I want to physically and then lose it within a matter of weeks. I also think that it is so great that you are seeing situations and opportunities where this will benefit you greatly. Good luck with the rest of it.

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  2. ataft4482 · March 21, 2016

    I am glad that I chose not to take the week off my ILP, I was afraid I would lose some of what I had learned and I figured if I was not doing any other assignments then it was a good time to focus just on my ILP. Keep working, you will soon enough be able to say yes.

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    • missboller · March 21, 2016

      You are a smart lady! I am glad you worked on your ILP! Thank you for the encouragement!


  3. joshuapilkington · March 28, 2016

    I’ve always heard the saying, “if you don’t use it, you lose it.” I guess that rings true for anything and everything! Keep it up, however, and it’ll be a good feeling being able to check that “yes” box!

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