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NSYL-154 - Nsyilxcen: Place & Time - 3.00 Credits

NSYL-154 - Nsyilxcen: Place & Time - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course is an introductory total-immersion course. It utilizes supervised fluent speakers to engage student in total-immersion Nsyilxcen developing fluency with simple explanatory statements, response to questions, use of special indicators and tense differentiation.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Prerequisites : NSYL 111, NSYL 152, ( NSYL 111 previously INST 112) or permission of instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    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:

    • demonstrate an understanding of the Nsyilxcen
    meaning of persons in real “place” and “time”
    in a conversational context;
    • utilize key phrases and statements indicating
    “place” and “time” in Nsyilxcen;
    • demonstrate an understanding of, and ability to
    verbalize Nsyilxcen use of spatial indicators;
    • demonstrate use of tense differentiation in
    Nsyilxcen;
    • demonstrate an increased fluency in real-world
    situations;
    • demonstrate an ability to make explanatory
    statements; and
    • demonstrate an ability to make questions
    related to “time” and “place”.
    Text and Materials: No text required for immersion courses.
    Other Resources: 1. Mattina, A. Colville-Okanagan Dictionar.
    (current edition). CIT 47: University of
    Montana.
    2. Van Ek, J.A. Threshold. (current edition).
    The Council of Europe, Cambridge, UK. Press.
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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