You are about to embark on a journey of learning the Cherokee Language. One of the keys to acquiring a new language is to learn the patterns that make up the language. Simply learning phrases so you can speak 'pidgin' Cherokee is not learning Cherokee.
Language and culture which are not shared and taught openly and freely will die. If our language and culture die, as a people, so do we.
This is an introductory course to the GRAMMAR of the Cherokee Language and is not a "conversational" sentences memorization course.