Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Free Secwepemc language classes

Note: This is a repeat of Session 1, which ran in the spring.

See below for pronunciations, words and phrases

The First Nations Language Program in the Faculty of Education and Social Work, is offering free Secwepemc language classes for all TRU faculty and staff.

Marie Sandy and Gabriel Archie will again assist you in learning basic Secwepemcstin.

What will I learn?

Learn basic Secwepemcstin such as introductions, greetings, spelling of words and more.

All classroom materials will be provided, so all you need to bring is a notebook and a pen.

More info

June Kelly
Thompson Rivers University ne Secwepemcul’ecw
First Nations Language Teacher Program Coordinator
Faculty of Education & Social Work

Audio pronunciations

Basic Secwepemc introduction


Basic territorial acknowledgements

Words and phrases

Weyt – k
Hello to one.

Weyt – kp
Hello to many.

Weyt-k enwi7.
Hello to you also

Me7e weyt-k.
Yes, hello.

Le7 npúpsmen te swíktlmen pyin te sítq̓t.
My heart is glad to see you.

Le7 re swíktlmen pyin te sitq̓t.
It is good to see you all today.

Swéti7 ke7 skwest?
What is your name?