Fiona Campbell

Sessional Lecturer

Office: Buchanan E177
Phone: 604 822-6905

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Fiona Campbell is a PhD candidate in Linguistics at McGill University and a Sessional Lecturer with the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program. Fiona has been involved with the FNEL program since 1998 as a student, and then in subsequent years as a course co-instructor, curriculum developer, field worker, and general support on a variety of projects encouraging the long term sustainability of Salish, Wakashan, and Algonquian, languages. She graduated from UBC with a BA in First Nations Languages and Linguistics (2002) and an MA in Linguistics (2005). Her doctoral research at McGill University is focused primarily onphonetics (speech sounds), language contact, and sociolinguistics (why people say what they do the way they do in particular contexts).

Winter Term 1

FNEL 101 (3) Introduction to a Salish Language I: hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (Musqueam language)
An introduction to hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ /Musqueam language, the Coast Salish language traditionally spoken in and around Vancouver. Emphasis on accurate pronunciation and listening skills, conversational ability, basic literacy skills, an understanding of basic grammatical structures, and the study of oral traditions in their cultural context. No prior knowledge of the language is assumed.
Prerequisite: None
Term: 1

Winter Term 2

FNEL 102 (3) Introduction to a Salish Language II: hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (Musqueam language)
Continued introduction to hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ /Musqueam language.
Prerequisite: FNEL 101B
Term: 2

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