BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

HALQ-110 - Halq'emeylem Language I - 3.00 Credits

HALQ-110 - Halq'emeylem Language I - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Halq'eméylem Language I is a continuation of the introductory Halq'eméylem course. At the end of the course the student will know an additional 250 high-frequency vocabulary items, will have mastered all but a few of the difficult sounds of the language and will start being comfortable communicating in present, everyday, situations using the language.
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  • Prerequisites : HALQ 100,
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Related Master's and/or Bachelor's Degree and/or designate of Language authority under auspice of instructor of record.
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • communicate accurately in a new set of situations;

  • understand and produce most of the most difficult sounds of the language;

  • express simple ideas/opinions in Halq’eméylem; and

  • produce sentences of a variety of new types.
  • Text and Materials: In addition to the CD-Rom games and textbooks below, students will be given access to the talking dictionary of the Halq’eméylem language (to be distributed on CD-Rom, during preparation). The talking dictionary includes a language lab feature, which allows the students to record their own voices and play them back. Students will be required to spend a minimum of six hours working in the language lab as well as playing computer games that precisely match the current course topics available on Spirit of the Stó:lô.
    Other Resources: Resources may vary by instructor, an example of texts and materials for this course could include:
    S’olh Halq’eméylem (our Halq’eméylem)
    Stó:lô Nation. Halq’eméylem Language, (2002).
    Stó:lô Nation. Sounds of the Stó:lô CD-Rom, (2000).
    Stó:lô Nation. Spirit of the Stó:lô CD-Rom , (2001).
    First Peoples’ Heritage Council. FirstVoices, www.FirstVoices.ca website (2004).
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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