BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

STLG-250 - St'át'imcets Immersion (Lillooet Language) III - 3.00 Credits

STLG-250 - St'át'imcets Immersion (Lillooet Language) III - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
STLG 250 will continue to build on the language skills developed in STLG 151. Students will develop an enhanced ability to understand and speak St'at'imcets, gaining greater fluency, conversational ability, literary skills, as well as a broader knowledge of oral traditions.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Prerequisites : STLG 151, 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:
    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:

  • speak and respond in a wide variety of conversational situations;

  • communicate clearly in a variety of everyday classroom, family, and community situations;

  • speak and respond to questions in St’át’imcets based on the topic of discussion;

  • demonstrate, through language use, the holistic relationship between the seasons and the environment;

  • articulate a variety of sentence structures using an enhanced vocabulary; and

  • demonstrate an understanding of the connections between St’át’imcets and the culture associated with the way of life of the St'at'imc.

  • Text and Materials:
  • Frank, B. R., Whitley, R. A., Eijk, J. Nqwal'‹ttenlhkalha English to St’át’imc Dictionary Vol. 1. Current Edition. Lillooet, B.C. Upper St’át’imc Language, Culture and Education Society.
  • Upper St’át’imc Language, Culture and Education Society. St’át’imc Phrases and Greetings. Current Edition Lillooet, B.C. Upper St’át’imc Language, Culture and Education Society.
  • Coordinator/Editor Napoleon, M.
    Original Manuscript Peters, D. Et al. Introducing St’át’imcets (Fraser River Dialect). Current Edition. Lillooet, B.C. Secwepemc Cultural Education Society, Lillooet Tribal Council.
  • Smith, Trefor. Our Stories Are Written on the Land. A Brief History of the Upper St’át’imc. Current Edition. Lillooet, B.C. Upper St’át’imc Language, Culture and Education Society.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferquide.ca
    Other Information: Additional cultural resources, such as Elder visits to class, will be an integral part of this course.

    Students should note that it will be mandatory to participate in arranged local field trips associated with language learning.