BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NSYL-060 - Nsyilxcen II -

NSYL-060 - Nsyilxcen II -

Course Details
This course builds on the skills developed in NSYL 050. Students learn more complex sentence structure using nouns, pronouns, and verbs in the past, present, and future tenses. Students engage in more complex conversation including questions and responses, description, and adjectives and adverbs. This course has an immersion component.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • College Readiness - Qualifying Courses
  • Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent.
    Office Hours: 1.5
    Contact Hours: 90
    Student Evaluation
    Oral expression, comprehension, interaction 80%, Assignments 20%. Marks are based on oral and written competence tests, participation (response, recognition, and pronunciation in class activities), and contribution to research projects. Grading procedures follow the NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  • exchange ideas and thoughts about areas of personal and community interest, express plans, goals, and intentions in a manner respectful to nature and interact in Nsiylxcen in familiar situations drawn from real life;

  • apply knowledge of characteristic Nsiylxcen traditions and customs, sports and games and arts and design to plan a community event;

  • evaluate and discuss effects of Nsiylxcen language and culture on various aspects of their lives;

  • demonstrate an appreciation of Nsiylxcen language and culture and its place in the world;

  • analyze and use relevant information from several sources, including Elders, speakers and members of the Nsiylxcen community to complete research projects;

  • show evidence of using Nsiylxcen outside of the classroom.
  • Text and Materials: Materials will be required.
    Other Resources: Okanagan Elders and fluent speakers, sacred sites, En'owkin language resources and archive.
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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