BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NLEK-210 - Nle?kepmx Language Linguistics/Literacy - 3.00 Credits

NLEK-210 - Nle?kepmx Language Linguistics/Literacy - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course provides a foundation in theory and practice in linguistics and literacy. Students will learn the processes that occur in word formation, phrase formation, and sentence formation. A general introduction to linguistics will be given.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Nle?kepmx Language Fluency Diploma Program - Diploma Completion Plan
  • Prerequisites : NLEK 111, or permission of 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:

    • demonstrate an ability to apply linguistic processes such as phonology, phonetics, morphology, semantics and syntax;

    • demonstrate an ability to practice in word, phrase and sentence formation;

    • describe linguistic concepts and terms such as intransitive, transitive, present, past, future, word stress, word meanings reduplication, diminutive, verb plural, pronouns, possessives, and lexical suffixes;

    • develop oral and written proficiency;

    • apply basic writing for informal or one-on-one situations;

    • apply basic reading for informal or formal communication to small and large groups; and

    • apply basic writing in culturally appropriate protocol words and phrases.

    Text and Materials: Jimmie, Mandy Na'zinek. N³e’kepmxcin handbook: A guide to learning (Draft). 2011. Merritt, BC. Unpublished manuscript.
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