BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NLEK-110 - Nle'kepmxcin I - 3.00 Credits

NLEK-110 - Nle'kepmxcin I - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Students will be introduced to Nle'kepmxcin primarily through listening and speaking. Emphasis will be placed on the development of listening, pronunciation, and conversational skills. Understanding grammatical structures and the sounds associated with Nle'kepmxcin will also be considered essential. Integral to this course will be an introduction to basic language protocols and oral traditions. No prior knowledge of the language is expected for this entry level course.
Part of the:
  • Course offered:
  • Fall 2020 (September - December)
  • Prerequisites : ENGL 060, English 12 and/or English 12 First Peoples 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
    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 a minimum of 150 Nle’kepmxcin words;

  • communicate in a variety of everyday situations, including the community life and events of the Nle’kepmxcin (Scw’exmx dialect);

  • respond to simple commands and greetings in Nle’kepmxcin using short phrases or appropriate actions;

  • describe and demonstrate an understanding of basic oral traditions and cultural protocols of Nle’kepmx;

  • demonstrate listening, understanding and speaking skills in order to discriminate sounds/words;

  • demonstrate in conversation the use of grammatical structures and sounds associated with Nle’kepmxcin; and

  • demonstrate an understanding of connections between Nle’kepmx and the culture associated with the ways of life of the Nle’kepmx.
  • 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 Unpublished manuscript.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
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    T5:30PM - 8:30PM08 Sep 202022 Dec 2020