Ali Rozet, Instructor of ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, UH-Mānoa
Title: “Yuzing Pidgin foh teech Hawaiian to mainland an loco needs alike”
If you “get” da kine frazes laik “nice yoa slippahs”, “watchu ste doing”, owa da sddotees between “haaaaah?!” an “foh reelz!” owa between “dat gai” an “dat frikin gai” – den bahleeve it owa naht you won step closah to lerning an undahstanding simpo struktchas an frazes in da Hawaiian language, da ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi nō hoʻi. In dis presentation, you gon lern how we ste yuzing em fo teech mainland an loco kidz alike.
Bio: Ali is an instructor of Hawaiian language at Kawaihuelani Center for Hawaiian Language, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. She received her BA in History and her MA in Hawaiian from UH Mānoa. Pidgin has been very helpful to her in the classroom, where she teaches beginning Hawaiian levels 101, 102 and 201.