BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NSYL-122 - Nsyilxcen Vocabulary in Place and Socio-Spatial Context I - 3.00 Credits

NSYL-122 - Nsyilxcen Vocabulary in Place and Socio-Spatial Context I - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course provides students with foundational immersion learning tools following the three principles of (a) leaving English behind, (b) relating to everything and every action in Nsyilxcen and (c) re-learning the world in Nsyilxcen. Fluent Nsyilxcn speakers engage students in activities focused on increasing the interactive use of Nsyilxcen in selected topics including (a) workplace action and description sentences and phrases, (b) school or place of learning action and description sentences and phrases, (c) gatherings (formal, feast, ceremonies, and meetings). (d) action and description sentences and phrases and (e) elders home visits, action and description sentences and phrases will be given.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Nsyilxcen Language Fluency Certificate Program - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree or Equivalent
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    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 verbally the increased use and fluency of Nsyilxcen Language in the following areas:

      • workplace action and description sentences and phrases;

      • school or place or learning using action and description sentences and phrases;

      • formal gathering-feast using action and description sentences and phrases;

      • ceremonies using action and description sentences and phrases;

      • meetings using action and description sentences and phrases; and

      • Elder visit using action and description sentences and phrases. 



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