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NSYL-211 - Nsyilxcen Translation/Transliteration (previous INST 210) - 3.00 Credits

NSYL-211 - Nsyilxcen Translation/Transliteration (previous INST 210) - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course provides foundation in theory and practice for transcribing and translating Nsyilxcen oral text. Students will transcribe and translate texts and/or tapes using the International Phonetic Alphabet. As a part of this course, students will develop touch-keyboarding skills using the Nsyilxcen font. There will be a basic introduction to linguistic processes such as phonology, phonetics, morphology and syntax. There will also be practice in transcribing and reading texts.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Nsyilxcen Language Fluency Diploma Program - Diploma Completion Plan
  • 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 recognize and write spoken Nsyilxcen and reproduce them in the correct spelling in orthography;

    • demonstrate an ability to translate and transcribe in everyday oral communication;

    • develop listening, writing and reading skills relevant to spoken Nsyilxcen;

    • demonstrate basic linguistic processes: phonology, morphology, phonetics, and syntax;

    • demonstrate an ability to keyboard using the Okanagan font;

    • 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.

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