BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NLEK-310 - Nle'kepmxcin V - 3.00 Credits

NLEK-310 - Nle'kepmxcin V - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
The goal of this course is to develop an advanced understanding and an advanced level of speaking skills for Nle'kepmxcin. Content is based primarily on four short stories in the language, available in rich multimedia. Secondary emphasis will be on further developing pronunciation and vocabulary, as well as exploring intermediate grammatical structures. Context is suitable for on-line delivery.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Prerequisites : NLEK 211, (previously INST 214) or permission of instructor
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 hours per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
    • produce their own versions of the four short stories;
    • produce language structures on the manner introduced in the stories, including: causatives, comparatives, benefits, and various complex clause structures; and
    • apply the language structures and conversational skills they have learned outside of class on an ongoing basis.
    Text and Materials: 1. Thompson L.C., and Laurence M.T. (current edition). Thompson Language. Missoula, MT: University of Montana.
    2. Thompson L.C., and Laurence M.T. (current edition). Thompson River Salish Dictionary. Missoula, MT: University of Montana.
    Other Resources: 1. Anderson, M. (current edition), Put on Your Coat, interactive multimedia story available on course site and CD-R., Merritt, BC: NVIT.
    2. Anderson, M.(current edition), Super Doll, interactive multimedia story available on course site and CD-R, Merritt, BC: NVIT.
    3. Anderson, M.(current edition), Compared to Your Older Brother, interactive multimedia story available on course site and CD-R, Merritt, BC: NVIT.
    4. Anderson, M.(current edition), Benefactive Story, interactive multimedia story available on course site and CD-R, Merritt, BC: NVIT.

    Course site also includes extensive supporting materials (vocabulary, related phrases, sentence building, and pronunciation guides) available in multimedia formats.
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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