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:
  • use an additional and appropriate 250 Nle’kepmxcin words and phrases using the local dialect;

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

  • respond to an intermediate level of commands and greetings in Nle’kepmxcin using extended phrases or appropriate actions;

  • develop listening, understanding and speaking skills in order to discriminate more complex words;

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

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

  • demonstrate the ability to respond appropriately to cultural protocols of the Nle’kepmx; and,

  • demonstrate an understanding of the connections between the Nle’kepmx culture, the ways of life, and the language.
  • Text and Materials: Jimmie, Mandy Na'zinek. N³e’kepmxcin handbook: A guide to learning (Draft). 2011. Merritt, BC. Unpublished manuscript.
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