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Sm'algyax Language (SMAL)

SMAL 102 Intro to Sm'algyax Language Conversation?I
3 Credits

This course is designed to provide the learner?with the fundamental skills needed to build basic?conversation. It will focus on Sm'algyax sounds,?structure, vocabulary, grammer, phrases and?sentences. Throughout the course, songs, stories,?and games will be incorporated. This course will?focus on the ability to hear the language and the?confidence to speak the language. The students?will develop an understanding of the structure of?the language as they practice everyday?conversation.

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SMAL 103 Intro to Sm'algyax Language Conversation?II
3 Credits

This course will continue to provide the learner?with the fundamental skills needed to build basic?conversation. It will continue to focus on?Sm'algyax sounds, structure, vocabulary, grammar,?phrases and sentences. The learner will be?introduced to the formal speech which involves the?address at a feast. Throughout the course, songs,?stories and games will be incorporated, as it was?in Sm'algyax 101. This course will continue to?focus on the ability to hear the language and the?confidence to speak the language. The students?will continue to develop an understanding of the?structure of the language as they practice?everyday conversation.

Prerequisites
Take SMAL-102

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SMAL 201 Intermediate Sm'algyax Language?Conversation I
3 Credits

This course is designed to increase fluency in?conversational ability, enhance pronunciation and?comprehension skills, expand vocabulary, extend?literacy and grammatical understanding, and?further study of Ts'msyen traditional narratives,?(adaawx). The course is organized around thematic?units: Learning Sm'algyax, Language of the?Ts'msyen, will strengthen the identity and?connections to the Adaawx (stories), Ayaawx (laws)?and lax yuub (territory) of the generations; past,?present and future.

Prerequisites
Take SMAL-101 or SMAL102 and SMAL-103

Transfer Credits
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SMAL 202 Intermediate Sm'algyax Language?Conversation II
3 Credits

This course is a continuation of Sm'algyax 201.?It is designed to continue to increase?conversational ability, enhance pronunciation and?comprehension skills, expand vocabulary, extend?literacy and grammatical understanding, and?further study of Ts'msyen traditional narratives,?(adaawx). This course is organized around?thematic units. Learning Sm'algyax, Language of?the Ts'msyen, will strengthen the identity and?connections to the Adaawx (stories), Ayaawx (laws)?and lax yuub (territory) of the generations; past,?present and future.

Prerequisites
SMAL-201

Transfer Credits
Explore transfer credit opportunities by visiting the BC Transfer Guide