BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NLEK-100 - n?e?kepmxcin Introduction - 3.00 Credits

NLEK-100 - n?e?kepmxcin Introduction - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This Language Introduction course is for students who have little or no experience in n?e?kepmxcin instruction. Emphasis will be placed on ensuring accurate listening and pronunciation skills as well as basic conversational skills, the knowledge of basic grammatical structures and the sound system of n?e?kepmxcin. In addition, students will be introduced to the n?e?kepmxcin writing system. As an adjunct to this course, an Elder or other fluent speakers may participate in language activities.
Part of the:
  • Prerequisites : ENGL 060 or English 12 or English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12 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
    In class quizzes & assignments 50-70%, Final Exam 30-50%, total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • demonstrate an understanding of at least 100 – 150 Nle’kepmxcin words and determined set of basic phrases;

  • accurately pronounce Nle’kepmxcin sounds and symbols group;

  • correctly produce N³e’kepmxcin words, phrases and sentences;

  • demonstrate an understanding and use of the alphabet/symbols and sound system of the Nle’kepmxcin using the North American Alphabet;

  • demonstrate an understanding of the basic pronunciation of all sounds; and

  • demonstrate a basic understanding of language and cultural-related protocols.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Jimmie, Mandy Na'zinek. Nle’kepmxcin handbook: A guide to learning (Draft). 2011. Merritt, BC. Unpublished manuscript.

  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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