BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NADU-211 - Nadut'en IV - 3.00 Credits

NADU-211 - Nadut'en IV - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course is structured so participants will further develop their advanced language skills. Participants will study advanced language structure, story telling and Nadut'en. Major emphasis will be on advanced conversation, writing and cultural analysis of stories. Secondary emphasis will be on reading and writing of the language.
Part of the:
  • Prerequisites : NADU 210, or permission of the instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    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:
  • communicate in a variety of cultural situations;

  • demonstrate a basic comprehension of Nadut’en stories associated with transformers, folk heroes and historical events;

  • demonstrate the ability tell basic Nadut’en stories, using TPR storytelling;

  • use constructions associated with subordination (relative clauses, adverbial adjuncts, clefts, etc.);

  • show in short dialogues, the ability to use target grammatical constructions; and

  • produce common phrases.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Patrick D. & Tress, S. Nedut’en Dictionary. Current Edition. Vanderhoof, BC. Yinka Dene Language Institute.
  • Carrier Dictionary Committee Central Carrier Bilingual Dictionary. Current Edition. Fort St. James, BC. Summer Institute of Linguistics.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Education Council approved October 30, 2013.