BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

STLG-350 - St'át'imcets Language Immersion: Introduction to Mentored Special Topics - 3.00 Credits

STLG-350 - St'át'imcets Language Immersion: Introduction to Mentored Special Topics - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course is an introductory apprenticeship course. The course provides students immersion learning following a master apprentice model. Fluent St'át'imcets Language speakers engage students in total immersion sessions focused on increasing the use of St'át'imcets Language by pairing students with community or family Mentor Fluent or Elder speakers. To develop an instructor guided Mentored learning plan including selecting a Mentor Fluent or Elder speaker to commit to homework with. Developing a day-by-day Mentor/learner setting and topics plan for seven selected sessions approved by Instructor and Mentor Fluent or Elder speaker (to be carried out by the student and monitored, observed and evaluated by the Instructor).
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Prerequisites : STLG 251, or permission of instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    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 a broad range of conversational situations;

  • demonstrate St’át’imcets conversation using more advanced sentence structures that demonstrate enhanced St’át’imcets vocabulary;

  • produce their own versions of the short stories;

  • demonstrate an understanding of the connections between St’át’imcets and the culture associated with the way of life of the St’át’imc;

  • produce language structures in the manner introduced in the stories, including: causatives, comparatives, benefactives, and other complex clause structures; and

  • apply the language structures and conversational skills they have learned outside of class on an ongoing basis.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Frank, B. Preserving Salmon at Home. Current edition. Lillooet. Upper Stìatìimc Language Culture and Education Society.
  • Frank, B. Fishing Equipment. Current edition. Lillooet. Upper Stìatìimc Language Culture and Education Society
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca\.
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