BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NADU-351 - Nadut'en Immersion Vi - 3.00 Credits

NADU-351 - Nadut'en Immersion Vi - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Students will continue to be immersed in the Nadut'en language. Students will demonstrate a highly advanced ability to understand and speak the Nadut'en language, gaining greater fluency, conversational ability, literary skills, and an advanced knowledge of oral traditions.
Part of the:
  • Prerequisites : NADU 350, or permission of the instructor.
    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:
  • demonstrate a mastery of sounds in the Nadut’en language;

  • demonstrate a high level of proficiency in language usage in a wide variety of situations;

  • demonstrate proficiency in describing and explaining common activities and processes;

  • achieve an advanced level of knowledge of the Nadut’en language rules and grammatical structures;

  • demonstrate an advanced level of vocabulary through describing cultural activities; and

  • demonstrate a high level of reading comprehension and writing ability.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Patrick D. & Tress, S. Nedut’en Dictionary. Current Edition. Vanderhoof, BC. Yinka Dene Language Institute.
  • Carrier Dictionary Committee Central Carrier Bilingual Dictionary. Current Edition. Fort St. James, BC. Summer Institute of Linguistics.
  • Other Resources: Additional cultural resources, such as Elder visits to class, will be an integral part of this course. Students should note that whenever local field trips associated with language learning classes are arranged, these experiences are mandatory.
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Education Council approved October 30, 2013.