BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NADU-100 - Nadut'en Introduction - 3.00 Credits

NADU-100 - Nadut'en Introduction - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
The Language Introduction course has been designed for students who have little or no experience in Nadut'en language 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 Nadut'en language will also be pursued. In addition, students will be introduced to the Nadut'en language writing system. As an adjunct to this course, an Elder or other fluent speakers may participate in language activities.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Nadut'en Language Fluency Certificate Program - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Prerequisites : ENGL-060 , 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 completion of this course students should be able to:
  • demonstrate an understanding of at least 100 – 150 Nadut’en language words and determined set of basic phrases;

  • accurately pronounce Nadut’en language sounds and symbols;

  • correctly produce Nadut’en language words, phrases and sentences;

  • demonstrate an understanding of, and employ the alphabet/symbols and sound system in, the Nadut’en language using the North American Alphabet;

  • demonstrate an understanding of the basic pronunciation of Nadut’en sounds; and,

  • demonstrate a basic understanding of language-related and cultural-related protocols.
  • Text and Materials:
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Education Council approved October 30, 2013.