BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

STLG-100 - Introduction to St'at'imcets Language - 3.00 Credits

STLG-100 - Introduction to St'at'imcets Language - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course is an introduction to basic St'át'imcets. Learning will be through exposure to vocabulary through listening, speaking, and writing. Emphasis will be placed on ensuring accurate listening and pronunciation skills, basic conversational skills, basic knowledge of grammatical structures, and the sound system of the St'át'imcets language. Little or no prior knowledge of the language is expected.
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  • Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree.
    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:

    1. demonstrate an understanding of approximately
    100 – 150 St'át'imcets words and a set
    determined number of basic phrases;

    2. demonstrate an understanding of and know the
    alphabet/symbols and sound system of the
    St’át’imc language; and

    3. accurately pronounce St'át'imcets - sounds
    and symbols group.

    Text and Materials: Introducing St’át’imcets (Fraser River Dialect) Primer, 1994. (current edition) Lillooet, BC. UCLES.
    Other Resources: 1. Nqwal’úttenlhkalha: English to St’át’imcets
    Dictionary (current edition) Lillooet, BC.
    2. First Voices website – St’át’imcets Language
    (www.firstvoices.ca) 2003. Canada. Publisher,
    First Peoples' Cultural Foundation.
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferquide.ca
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