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HALQ-213 - Intensive Halq'emeylem IV - 9.00 Credits

HALQ-213 - Intensive Halq'emeylem IV - 9.00 Credits

Course Details
Intensive Halq'eméylem IV is the final of the intensive courses in the Halq'eméylem language. This course brings the students up to a full 2,000 vocabulary set, and completes their study of the major grammatical features of the language. As in the lower-level courses, level IV uses communicative-functional methods combined with a heavy focus on vocabulary learning, grammar practice, and study of tradition oral texts.
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  • Prerequisites : HALQ 212,
    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: 135
    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:
  • have strong passive knowledge of 2,000 vocabulary items;

  • demonstrate active command of those vocabulary items;

  • use their vocabulary to construct novel sentences using the grammatical patterns covered in the course;

  • pronounce the words and phrases at an intermediate level;

  • listen to a story and understand it without any translation into English; and

  • create original written material in the language, including short narrations and stories.
  • Text and Materials: Vocabulary: Fourth 500 Halq’emeylem Words (digital dictionary and related resources).
    Grammar: S’olh Halq’emeylem, Booklets A-D.
    TBA [e.g. 'The Skunk Story' by Amy Cooper].
    Other Resources: Resources may vary by instructor, an example of texts and materials for this course could include:
    Halq’emeylem Digital Dictionary (full 2000+ word version)
    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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