BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NLEK-210 - Nle'kepmxcin III (thompson Language Iii) - 3.00 Credits

NLEK-210 - Nle'kepmxcin III (thompson Language Iii) - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Students will be introduced to an intermediate level of Nle'kepmxcin. In the process of enhancing their ability to understand and speak Nle'kepmxcin, they will gain greater fluency, conversational ability, and more extensive knowledge of oral traditions. To achieve these ends, continued focus will be directed toward developing additional listening and pronunciation skills, conversational ability, and understanding grammatical structures in Nle'kepmxcin. Basic language protocols and oral traditions are requisite for this course.
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  • Prerequisites : NLEK 111, 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:

    • demonstrate an ability to apply linguistic processes such as phonology, phonetics, morphology, semantics and syntax;

    • demonstrate an ability to practice in word, phrase and sentence formation;

    • describe linguistic concepts and terms such as intransitive, transitive, present, past, future, word stress, word meanings reduplication, diminutive, verb plural, pronouns, possessives, and lexical suffixes;

    • develop oral and written proficiency;

    • apply basic writing for informal or one-on-one situations;

    • apply basic reading for informal or formal communication to small and large groups; and

    • apply basic writing in culturally appropriate protocol words and phrases.

    Text and Materials: Jimmie, Mandy Na'zinek. N³e’kepmxcin handbook: A guide to learning (Draft). 2011. Merritt, BC. Unpublished manuscript.
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