BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NLEK-211 - Nle'kepmxcin IV (Thompson Language IV) - 3.00 Credits

NLEK-211 - Nle'kepmxcin IV (Thompson Language IV) - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course is a continuation of NLEK 210. Working at the advanced intermediate level of Nle'kepmxcin, students will acquire a stronger competency in understanding and speaking Nle'kepmxcin, which will result in them mastering a greater degree of fluency in their conversational ability, literary skills, and knowledge of oral traditions. Students will continue their progress with intermediate level listening and pronunciation skills, conversational ability, and grammatical structures in Nle'kepmxcin. To reinforce language protocols and oral traditions, students will continue to be exposed to them.
Part of the:
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2020 (January - April)
  • 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, Scw’exmx dialect;

  • communicate in a variety of everyday situations, including the community life and events of the Nleʔkepmx;

  • respond to an advanced intermediate level using extended phrases and appropriate actions;

  • develop listening, understanding and speaking skills in an advanced intermediate level using more complex words;

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

  • demonstrate an understanding of intermediate level of 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. 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 Unpublished manuscript.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:
    NLEK-211-01     06 Jan 2020 - 24 Apr 2020