Today is International Mother Language Day, a day as good as any other to start or continue learning Proto-Indo-European.
Fernando López-Menchero has just published the 3rd version of his Proto-Indo-European self-study book, A Practical Guidebook for Modern Indo-European Explorers, updating the previously published 1st version (2018). It includes:
- Multiple corrections to the already published lessons 1-30, based on many comments from readers, received by email and through the Modern Indo-European Group.
- The addition of previously announced Part II of the Guidebook, now published as lessons 31-42 and Appendices.
- Corrections and updates to the supplementary materials,
… Read the rest “Proto-Indo-European Self-Study Course Book”
Fernando López-Menchero has just published the first part of his A Practical Guidebook for Modern Indo-European Explorers (2018).
It is a great resource to learn Late Proto-Indo-European as a modern language, from the most basic level up to an intermediate level (estimated B1–B2, depending on one’s previous background in Indo-European and classical languages).
Instead of working on unending details and discussions of the language reconstruction, it takes Late Proto-Indo-European as a learned, modern language that can be used for communication, so that people not used to study with university manuals on comparative grammar can learn almost everything necessary about PIE … Read the rest “A Late Proto-Indo-European self-learning language course”