BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NADU-110 - Nadut'en Language: Pronunciation - Learning the Sounds - 3.00 Credits

NADU-110 - Nadut'en Language: Pronunciation - Learning the Sounds - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Nadut'en language proficiency in adult learners prepares them for learning and hearing Nadut'en language sounds. The student will actively participate in an Nadut'en introduction to Nadut'en language. Instruction method develops proper pronunciation skills in the separate sounds of Nadut'en language, develops recognition and differentiation of separate sounds in speech. This method provides the learner with foundational communication skills as a beginner learner.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Nadut'en Language Fluency Certificate Program - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Prerequisites : ENGL-060 , English 12 or English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12 or equivalent or permission of the instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree or equivalent.
    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:

  • use a minimum of 150 Nadut’en language words in conversational context;

  • communicate in a variety of everyday situations, including the community life and events of the Nadut’en language;

  • respond to simple commands and greetings in Nadut’en language using short phrases or appropriate actions;

  • describe and demonstrate an understanding of basic oral traditions and cultural protocols of Nadut’en;

  • develop listening, understanding and speaking skills in order to discriminate sounds/words;

  • in conversation demonstrate use of grammatical structures and sounds associated with Nadut’en language; and

  • demonstrate an understanding of connections between Nadut’en and the culture associated with the ways of life of the Nadut’en.

  • Text and Materials:
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Education Council approved October 30, 2013.