Have you ever been to Gesgapegiaq?

 

In this lesson, we'll ask and answer questions about whether we've ever done certain things.

Dialog 1
 

Gi's gi'l wejien Listugujg?

Have you ever been to Listuguj?

 
 

E'e, gi's wejiei. Na'te'l eta tleiawi!

Yes, I've been there before. That's where I'm from, after all!

 
 

Gi's gi'l wejien Qame'g?

Have you ever been to Campbellton?

 
 

E'e, gatu sa'q mnaq wejiew.

Yes, but I haven't been there in a long time.

 
 

Gi's gi'l wejien Qospemg?

Have you ever been to Qospem (the lake)?

 
 

E'e, gi's wejiei.

Yes, I've been there before.

 
 

Gi's gi'l wejien Sipug?

Have you ever been to Sipug (the river)?

 
 

Moqwa', mnaq wejiew.

No, I haven't been there.

 
 

Gi's gi'l wejien Je'g uggampmg?

Have you ever been to Jake's camp?

 
 

Moqwa', mnaq wejiew.

No, I've never been there?

 
 

Gi's gi'l wejien Metepna'giaq?

Have you ever been to Red Bank?

 
 

E'e, aq elg gi's wejiei Natuaqaneg.

Yes, and I've also been to Eel Ground.

 
 

Gi's gi'l wejien Gesgapegiaq?

Have you ever been to Gesgapegiaq?

 
 

Moqwa', mnaq wejiew ni'n Gesgapegiaq, gatu gi's wejiei Glaqatigejg.

No, I haven't been to Gesgapegiaq, but I have been to Carleton before.

 
 

Gi's gi'l wejien Muliang?

Have you ever been to Montreal?

 
 

Moqwa', mnaq wejiew Muliang, pas'g we'gwa'siap Gepeg.

No, I haven't been to Montreal; I've only gotten as far as Quebec City.

 
 

Gi's gi'l wejienn Elsipugtug aq 'Sgno'patijg?

Have you ever been to Big Cove and Burnt Church?

 
 

E'e, gi's wejieiann. Gatu sa'q giaspiwjiei 'Sgno'patijg.

Yes, I've been to them. But it's been a long time since I went to 'Sgno'patijg.

 
 

Gi's gi'l wejien Gespe'g?

Have you ever been to the Gaspé?

 
 

Tal ma'? Ntus i'-wigip na'te'l.

How wouldn't I? My daughter used to live there.

 
 

Gi's gi'l wejien Epegwitg gisna Unama'gig?

Have you ever been to Prince Edward Island or Nova Scotia?

 
 

E'e, gi's wejieiann gitg.

Yes, I've been to them both.

 
 

Gi's gi'l wejien Esgisoqonig?

Have you ever been to Eskasoni?

 
 

E'e, gi's wejiei, Theresa weja'tieg'p.

Yes, I've been there before; I went with Theresa.

 
 

Gi's gi'l wejien S'g'pne'gatig?

Have you ever been to Shubenacadie?

 
 

E'e, gi's wejiei. Newtejgeg el'ta'ieg'p naji-tu'a'tieg'p na'te'l .

Yes, I have been there before. Once we went to go play ball there.

 
 

Gi's gi'l wejien Ugjigapajg?

Have you ever been to Dead Man's Lake?

 
 

E'e, gi's wejiei. Gi's wel-sa'qeg.

Yes, I've been there before. It's been a good long time.