BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

STLG-220 - St'át'imcets Language Vocabulary in Place and Socio-Spatial Context II - 3.00 Credits

STLG-220 - St'át'imcets Language Vocabulary in Place and Socio-Spatial Context II - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course provides students with increased active immersion learning tools following the three principles of (a) leaving English behind, (b) relating to everything and every action in St'át'imcets Language and (c) re-learning the world in St'át'imcets Language. Fluent St'át'imcets Language speakers engage students in activities focused on increasing the interactive use of St'át'imcets Language in selected topics including, (a) a story gathering convened by students, (b) a special feast with elders with elders convened by students, (c) a visit to a sacred sited convened by students and (d) a visit to a traditional gathering selected by students.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Prerequisites : STLG 111, 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:
  • demonstrate the ability to use short phrases including greetings and introductions, leaving messages, basic conversational phrases about people, events, food and weather; phrases referring to time, days of the week, the seasons and other unique phrases;

  • demonstrate orally an understanding of the use of proper protocol of oral tradition and spiritual activities;

  • explain orally the importance of the relationship amongst all entities;

  • present oral short speeches songs or poems in St’át’imcets;

  • exchange information about a particular oral tradition situation through Elder interaction in a natural setting;

  • participate in oral tradition through community visitations or observations;

  • tell a short legend in the language utilizing approximately 200 words; and

  • share the language with family (elder) and community members.
  • Text and Materials:
  • van Eijk, J. & Williams, L., Editors. Cuystwi Malh Ucwalmícwts: Lillooet Legends and Stories. Current edition. Mount Currie, B.C. The Tszil Publishing House.
  • Narcisse, R. E., Redan, L. St’át’imcets Phrases and Greetings. 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\.
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