BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

STLG-270 - St'át'imcets Structure & Analysis I - 3.00 Credits

STLG-270 - St'át'imcets Structure & Analysis I - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course will provide students with the opportunity to build on the skills developed in year 1 of the St'at'imcets programme. They will gain an enhanced understanding of the grammatical structures and language analysis methodologies while continuing to expand their St'at'imcets vocabulary. The main emphasis in this course will be on increased accuracy in listening and pronunciation skills, conversational ability, literary skills, knowledge of grammatical structures, and knowledge of oral traditions.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Prerequisites : STLG 111,
    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:

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

  • demonstrate basic literary and pronunciation skills;
  • demonstrate the ability to use and analyze basic grammatical structures, such as positive/negative, visible/not visible, transitive/intransitive, suffixes, prefixes, etc.;

  • demonstrate an understanding of basic oral traditions and cultural protocols of St’át’imcets; and

  • demonstrate an understanding of the connections between St’at’imcets and the culture associated ways 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.bctransferguide.ca\.
    Other Information: 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.