BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

INST-120 - Okanagan Translation/Transliteration - 3.00 Credits

INST-120 - Okanagan Translation/Transliteration - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course provides foundation in theory and practice for transcribing and translating Okanagan text. Students will transcribe and translate texts and/or tapes using the International Phonetic Alphabet. As a part of this course, students will develop touch keyboarding skills using the Okanagan font. There will be a basic introduction to linguistic processes such as phonology, phonetics, morphology and syntax. There will also be practice in transcribing and reading texts.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Prerequisites : INST 061, or equivalency 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 be able to:
  • recognize relevant sounds and orthography using the International Phonetic System;
  • converse in basic everyday oral communication using Nsilxcen language;
  • develop listening, understanding and speaking skills relevant to Nsilxcen;
  • demonstrate basic linguistic processes: phonology, morphology, phonetics, and syntax; and
  • keyboard using the Okanagan font.
  • Text and Materials: Desautel, Dora Noyes. (2002). lha7 klhcaptikwlh, Missouls: University of Montana Press.
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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