BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NLEK-100 - Nle?kepmxcin Introduction - 3.00 Credits

NLEK-100 - Nle?kepmxcin Introduction - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This Language Introduction course has been designed for students who have little or no experience in Nle'kepmxcin instruction. Emphasis will be placed on ensuring accurate listening and pronunciation skills as well as basic conversational skills. The knowledge of basic grammatical structures and the sound system of Nle'kepmxcin will also be pursued. In addition, students will be introduced to the Nle'kepmxcin writing system. As an adjunct to this course, an Elder or other fluent speakers may participate in language activities.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Prerequisites : ENGL 060, English 12 equivalent or permission of instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree or equivalent.
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    In class quizzes & assignments 50-70%, Final Exam 30-50%, total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of at least 100 – 150 Nle’kepmxcin words and determined set of basic phrases;
  • accurately pronounce Nle’kepmxcin sounds and symbols group;
  • correctly produce N³e’kepmxcin words, phrases and sentences;
  • demonstrate an understanding of and employ the alphabet/symbols and sound system of the Nle’kepmxcin using the North American Alphabet;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the basic pronunciation of all sounds; and,

  • demonstrate a basic understanding of language and cultural-related protocols.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Jimmie, Mandy Na'zinek. Nle’kepmxcin handbook: A guide to learning (Draft). 2011. Merritt, BC. Unpublished manuscript.

  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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