BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NLEK-150 - Nle'kepmxcin Immersion - 3.00 Credits

NLEK-150 - Nle'kepmxcin Immersion - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This Nle'kepmxcin course is designed to immerse learners in order to develop language competency and prepare them for careers in language teaching. To enable the learner to become a beginning speaker, the learner will be introduced to communication skills within a focused and concentrated time period of total immersion in Nle'kepmxcin that involves a wide range of activities in a cultural context.
Part of the:
  • Indigenous Academic Studies Department
  • Prerequisites : NLEK 110, 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:
  • speak and respond in everyday conversational situations;

  • communicate appropriately during simulated community life and events of the N³e’kepmxcin;

  • communicate in response to simple commands and greetings in N³e’kepmxcin using short phrases or appropriate actions;

  • demonstrate an understanding of basic oral traditions and cultural protocols of N³eʔkepmx;

  • demonstrate the use of grammatical structures and sounds associated with N³e’kepmxcin; and,

  • demonstrate an understanding of the connections between the N³e’kepmx and the culture associated with the ways of life of the N³e’kepmx.
  • Text and Materials: Jimmie, Mandy Na'zinek. N³e’kepmxcin handbook: A guide to learning (Draft). 2011. Merritt, BC. Unpublished manuscript.
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    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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