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Albanian Online

Table of Contents

Jonathan Slocum, Brian Joseph, and Angelo Costanzo

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Lessons

0. Introduction to Albanian
1. Excerpt from the 2008 Constitution of Kosovo
2. Excerpt from Kadare's The General of the Dead Army
3. Excerpt from Barleti's biography of Skenderbeg
4. Excerpt from the Kanun of Lekė Dukagjinit
5. Excerpt from the Missal of Gjon Buzuku

Grammar Points

1. General Syntactic Concerns
2. The Albanian Noun
     2.1. Grammatical Gender
     2.2. Inflectional Categories
3. Noun Inflection
     3.1. Feminine Noun Inflection
     3.2. Masculine Noun Inflection
4. "Nyje" Particles
5. Adjectives
     5.1. Articulated Adjectives
     5.2. Unarticulated Adjectives
6. Verb Basics: 'be' and 'have'
7. Prepositions
8. The Albanian Verb
9. The Present Tense
     9.1. Use of the Present Tense
     9.2. Present Tense Conjugation - Active voice
     9.3. Present Tense Conjugation - Non-active voice
10. The Imperfect Tense
     10.1. Use of the Imperfect
     10.2. Imperfect Tense Conjugation
     10.3. The Imperfect Tense in Geg
11. Participles
     11.1. Uses of the Participle
     11.2. Formation of the Past Participle
     11.3. Participles in Geg
12. The Present Perfect Tense
     12.1. Use of the Present Perfect Tense
     12.2. Formation of the Present Perfect
     12.3. The Present Perfect in Geg
13. Negation
14. Subordination
     14.1. Indicative Subordination
     14.2. Subjunctive Subordination
     14.3. Relative Clauses
15. Demonstrative Adjectives/Pronouns
     15.1. Distal Demonstratives
     15.2. Proximal Demonstratives
16. Personal Pronouns
17. Weak Pronouns
     17.1. Forms of Weak Pronouns
     17.2. Position of weak pronouns
     17.3. Use of clitic pronouns
     17.4. Weak Pronoun Combinations, Combinations With
18. Possessive Pronouns
     18.1. Forms of Possessive Pronouns
     18.2. Placement of Possessive Pronouns
19. The Future Tense
     19.1. Future
     19.2. Future Perfect
     19.3. The Future Tense in Geg
20. The Conditional Mood
     20.1. The Present Conditional
     20.2. The Past Conditional
     20.3. The Conditional Mood in Geg
21. The Past Definite Tense
     21.1. Use of the Past Definite Tense
     21.2. Formation of the Past Definite Tense
22. Pluperfect and Past Perfect Tenses
     22.1. Use of the Pluperfect and the Past Perfect
     22.2. Formation of the Pluperfect and the Past Perfect
23. Voice
     23.1. Present stem non-actives
     23.2. Aorist stem non-actives
     23.3. Compound non-actives
24. Participial Formations
     24.1. Infinitives in Tosk/Standard Albanian
     24.2. Infinitives in Geg
     24.3. Gerundives
     24.4. Privative
25. Numerals
     25.1. Cardinal Numbers
     25.2. Ordinal numbers
26. The Imperative Mood
     26.1. Formation of the Second Person Plural Imperative
     26.2. Formation of the Second Person Singular Imperative
27. The Optative Mood
     27.1. Use of the Optative Mood
     27.2. Formation of the Present Optative
     27.3. Formation of the Present Perfect Optative
28. The Admirative Mood
     28.1. Use of the Admirative Mood
     28.2. Present Admirative
     28.3. Imperfect Admirative
     28.4. Compound Admirative Tenses
29. Questions