Secwepemc Language Classes

Submitted by scesadmin on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 8:13am

SCES FALL & WINTER
LANGUAGE CLASSES

SECW 110 - Introductory Secwepemctsín I
3.00 credits or audit (no assessments - no tests!)

@SCES Adult Education Programs -
#216 - 750 Cottonwood Avenue, Kamloops
Thursdays 12:30 - 2 starting September 12, 2013

@ Sk’elep School of Excellence
Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 pm - 7 pm starting October 1, 2013

Secwepemctsín I is a beginning level course that will explore the theme of personal and collective identity (in the Secwepemc Language). Language learning activities are designed to teach students how to identify themselves, tell where they and family members come from, and how to express their ties to their communities. Call Janice at 250-376-0903

SECW 111 - Secwepemctsín II -
3.00 Credits
Dr. Janice Billy
@ SNTC Boardroom - 680 West Athabasca Street, Kamloops
Thursdays 5-8 starting September 25

Secwepemctsín II is a beginning level course that will explore the traditional knowledge of the land in the Secwepemc Language. It is a continuation of Secwepemctsín I. Learning activities are designed to teach students how to identify common land and river locations, resource gathering sites, and connections to the spiritual landscape.

SECW 375 - Advanced Grammar and Sentence Structure -
3.00 Credits
Mona Jules
@ SCES 274A Halston Connctor Road, Kamloops
Mondays 5 - 8 starting September 30

Advanced Secwepemctsín - Students will demonstrate a highly advanced ability to understand and speak the Secwepemc language, gaining greater fluency, conversational ability, literary skills, and an advanced knowledge of grammar concepts. Pre-requisitie Language Proficiency Certificate or equivalanecy or permission by instructor

SECW 112 - Secwepemctsín III -
3.00 Credits
Dr. Janice Billy
@ SNTC Boardroom - 680 West Athabasca Street, Kamloops

Thursdays 5-8 starting January 15, 2014 * date subject to change
Secwepemctsín III is a beginning level course that will explore the cyclic activity of the Secwepemc. It is a continuation of Secwepecmctsín II. A major component of the course will focus on seasonal activities, and those associated with each of the ‘moons.’ The course will enhance knowledge of plant and animal utilization, of resource gathering, and of places associated with activities. Human life cycle rituals, ceremonies, and the specialized language associated with each of these will also be explored.

1 more to be confirmed at this time, possible SECW 250 to be delivered locally or possibly in the North

SECW 250 - Secwepemctsin Immersion III -
3.000 Credits
@ sites to be determined to activities dates tba

SECW 250 will continue to build on the language skills developed in SECW 151. Students will develop an enhanced ability to understand and speak Secwepemctsin, gaining greater fluency, conversational ability, literary skills, as well as a broader knowledge of oral traditions.

Beginner

Secwepemctsin Classes
Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 pm - 7 pm
starting October 1, 2013

@ Sk’elep School of Excellence
can be taken for postsecondary credit (3)
or for audit (NO ASSESSMENTS - NO TESTS!)

SECW 110 - Secwepemctsín I is a beginning level course that will explore the theme of personal and collective identity.
Language learning activities are designed to;
teach students how to identify themselves,
tell where they and family members come from,
and how to express their ties to their communities.
Curriculum will closely match that of Sk’elep School.
Come learn in a safe and fun environment
Registration on site at first classes
For more information contact Kathy @ 778-471-5789

We gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship for this course from the

Secwepemc Cultural Education Society

Secwepemctsin II Classes
Thursdays 5 pm - 8 pm
starting October 10, 2013
@ SNTC Boardroom
680 Athabasca Street W, Kamloops
with Dr. Janice Billy and Flo Sampson
can be taken for postsecondary credit (3)
or for audit Secwepemctsín II is a beginning level course that will explore the traditional knowledge of the land in the Secwepemc Language. It is a continuation of Secwepemctsín I. Learning activities are designed to teach students how to identify common land and river locations, resource gathering sites, and connections to the spiritual landscape.
Pre-requisite SECW 110 or permission of instructor
Cost $150 which includes all texts and language resources
to be provided on jump drive.

Registration on site at first classes or pre register through SCES

For more information contact Kathy @ 778-471-5789

We gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship for this course from the
Secwepemc Cultural Education Society and
Canadian Heritage

SECW 375
Advanced Grammar and Sentence Structure
Mondays 5 pm - 8 pm
starting September 30, 2013
with Mona Jules
@ SCES
274A Halston Connector Rd, Kamloops
postsecondary credit (3)

Advanced Secwepemctsín - Students will demonstrate a highly
advanced ability to understand and speak the Secwepemc language, gaining greater fluency, conversational ability, literary skills, and an advanced knowledge of grammar concepts.
Pre-requisitie Language Proficiency Certificate or equivalanecy
or permission by instructor

Tuition cost: $150 which will include all texts and resources
provided on a jump drive.
Registration on site at first classes or pre-register with SCES
For more information contact Kathy @ 778-471-5789