48 Lessons

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October – Lesson 37

October is "Storing Food Month".

The theme for this month is harvest foods, storing food & Halloween.

New Words

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katshetaku setan

put in the jar

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wash the fruit

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can fruit

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dry the fruit

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put the lid on

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swisto:kwanust káhik

freeze the fruit

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peel the fruit

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make dill pickles

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cut up the cucumbers

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ʌslihatet kahik

boil the fruit

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yutekhwayʌ:he’ nikaha:w̲í̲:

storing food time

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1. ʌsatayalite’ kʌ nu’uwa̲’

Are you going to can fruit this time?

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2. Hʌ: ikelhe’ ki’ akatayalit yotshe’tʌ́:tu:h̲e̲’

Yes I want to can some pears.

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3. Tʌsatnu’uslahyo:tsiste’ kʌ

Are you going to make salted pickles?

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4. Hʌ: we:ne ki’wah

yes, I guess so.

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5. Ne: kwí tʌ sla’wistakʌsehle’ onu’usehl̲e̲’

You should peel the cucumbers.

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6. To: niku onu’usehle’ tʌkʌ:sel̲e̲’

How many pickles do you want me to peel?

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7. Kwah ki’nok kayé: ní:ku̲

Just four of them