BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

STLG-110 - St'át'imcets Language: Pronunciation - Learning the Sounds - 3.00 Credits

STLG-110 - St'át'imcets Language: Pronunciation - Learning the Sounds - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
St'át'imcets language proficiency in adult learners prepares them for learning and hearing St'át'imcets sounds. The student will actively participate in an St'át'imcets language introduction to St'át'imcets sounds. Instruction method develops proper pronunciation skills in the St'át'imcets language, develops recognition and differentiation of separate sounds in speech. This method provides the learner with foundational communication skills as a beginner learner.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Prerequisites : ENGL 060, ENG: 060, ENGL 12 or English 12 and/or English 12 First Peoples 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
    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:
  • use a minimum of 150 St’át’imcets words;

  • communicate in a variety of everyday situations, including the community life and events of the St’at’imc;

  • respond to simple commands and greetings in St’át’imcets using short phrases or appropriate actions;

  • describe and demonstrate an understanding of basic oral traditions and cultural protocols of St’át’imcets;

  • in conversation demonstrate use of grammatical structures and sounds associated with St’át’imcets; and

  • demonstrate an understanding of connections between St’át’imcets and the culture associated with the ways of life of the St'at'imc.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Frank, B. R., Whitley, R. A., Eijk, J. Nqwal'‹ttenlhkalha English to St’át’imc Dictionary Vol. 1. Current Edition Lillooet, B.C. Upper St’át’imc Language, Culture and Education Society.
  • Upper St’át’imc Language, Culture and Education Society. St’át’imc Phrases and Greetings. Current Edition. Lillooet, B.C. Upper St’át’imc Language, Culture and Education Society.
  • Coordinator/Editor Napoleon, M.
    Original Manuscript Peters, D. Et al. Introducing St’át’imcets (Fraser River Dialect). Current Edition. Lillooet, BC Secwepemc Cultural Education Society, Lillooet Tribal Council.
  • Smith, Trefor. Our Stories Are Written on the Land. A Brief History of the Upper St’át’imc. Current Edition. Lillooet, B.C. Upper St’át’imc Language, Culture and Education Society.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca\.
    Other Information: Additional cultural resources, such as Elder visits to class, will be an integral part of this course.

    Students should note that it is mandatory to participate in arranged local field trips associated with language learning.