BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NLEK-111 - Nle'kepmxcin II - 3.00 Credits

NLEK-111 - Nle'kepmxcin II - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course is an extension of the preceding Nle'kepmxcin language courses. Students will continue their exploration of Nle'kepmxcin primarily through listening and speaking. Students will build upon their development of listening and pronunciation skills and conversational ability. In their pursuit of a greater understanding of Nle'kepmxcin, students will continue to study grammatical structures, sounds associated with Nle'kepmxcin, basic language protocols, and oral traditions.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Nle?kepmx Language Fluency Certificate Program - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2020 (January - April)
  • Spring 2021 (January - April)
  • Prerequisites : NLEK 110, or permission of the 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:

    • demonstrate an understanding of the polysynthetic nature of Nłeʔkepmx language words;

    • describe how root syllables are essential to meaning make up words;

    • demonstrate an ability to hear and differentiate the different root syllables in a word;

    • describe the pronunciation of syllables when combined in words; and

    • describe the essential foundational structures in developing words.

    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 Unpublished manuscript.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
    M5:30PM - 8:30PM06 Jan 202024 Apr 2020
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    M5:30PM - 8:30PM04 Jan 202123 Apr 2021