Subject: Cree
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 2 Lecture hours and 1 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Indigenous Studies

Description

Presents the elements of the grammar and vocabulary of Cree as spoken in central Canada and will introduce the oral literary tradition associated with it. Its objective will be to develop elementary competence in the language and a basic acquaintance with Cree culture and traditions. Students will work with the Cree Sound System and learn how to read and pronounce the Cree words given throughout. The course will cover: nouns, verbs, pronouns, asking questions and responding, conjugating verbs, time, numbers, and basic sentence structure. Students will be expected to familiarize themselves with Cree and/or Aboriginal Language and Culture resources within their community.

Note: Students with credit for CREE 101.6 may not take this course for credit.

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