Language learning tools
Most of the links on this page are password-protected.
Two of our resources are online-only, integrating sound and other elements of language use:
Yurok language exercises: Listen to words or sentences, or view photos, chosen at random from our database. Can you transcribe or translate them?
A boy, a dog, and a frog: Yurok elder aawokw Aileen Figueroa tells the story of a boy, a dog, and a frog. You can read the story and listen to the audio.
Note the various file sizes; you may need a fast internet connection!
We have presented Yurok grammar workshops for several years. Click here for a full list of (password-protected!) PDF handouts from these workshops.
Basic Yurok grammar, version 1.1 (November 2010), an introduction for language teachers and advanced learners: basic-yurok-grammar-2010.pdf (file size 1.8MB)
Yurok Verb Guide, version 1.1 (December 30, 2009), a guide to the forms of 75 Yurok verbs: 75-verbs.pdf (file size 230KB)
2005 Preliminary Yurok Dictionary: lexicon.pdf (file size 1.6MB)
1,533 recorded sentences from Georgiana Trull's Yurok Language Conversation Book: GT3.zip (file size 83.9MB)
About 2,500 words recorded by several Yurok elders (updated 12/2007): Yurok-words-Dec2007.zip (file size 108.5MB)
To read PDF documents, you will need a reader like the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. To download a zipped audio file, right-click on it to save it to your computer; then you usually double-click on a ZIP file to unpack it.