BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

STLG-111 - St'át'imcets Language Pronunciation - Root Syllables - 3.00 Credits

STLG-111 - St'át'imcets Language Pronunciation - Root Syllables - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course will provide students with an understanding of the polysynthetic syllable structures as they apply to the St'át'imcets Language for pronunciation in constructing words. These structures are crucial for the student's the way St'át'imcets Language root syllables are essential to construct meaning and their part in word construction and word meaning. Root structures are foundational for understanding root morphemes. Instruction and activities will include English and the St'át'imcets Language.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Prerequisites : STLG 110, 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:
  • use 100-150 new St'át'imcets words and appropriate phrases;

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

  • use Group B of the St'át'imcets alphabet system, that is those that are unique to St'at'imcets, and words associated with them;

  • use Group C of the St'át'imcets alphabet system, that is those that are very unique to St'at'imcets, and words associated with them;

  • pronounce different St'át'imcets sounds;

  • recognize the different St'át'imcets patterns; and

  • correctly express the St'át'imcets phrases learned.
  • 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, B.C. 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.bctransferquide.ca
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