BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

INST-255 - Linguistics/Literacy - 3.00 Credits

INST-255 - Linguistics/Literacy - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course provides a foundation in theory and practice in linguistics and literacy. Students will learn the processes that occur in word formation, phrase formation, and sentence formation. A general introduction to linguistics will be given.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Prerequisites : INST 120, or permission of instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  • apply linguistic processes such as phonology, phonetics, morphology, semantics and syntax;
  • practice in word, phrase and sentence formation;
  • apply linguistic concepts and terms such as intransitive, transitive, present, past, future, word stress, word meanings reduplication, diminutive, verb plural, pronouns, possessives, and lexical suffixes; and
  • develop oral and written proficiency.
  • Text and Materials: None
    Other Resources: Excerpts from various papers and dissertations will be made available to the students on the above topics.
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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