understand and interpret language as a connected set of ideas expressed in sentences.
Indicators for this outcome
(a) interprets and explains the proceedings of meetings regarding topics relevant to cultural areas of study, such as land claims, or community meetings;
(b) interprets and explains or invites a speaker to share traditional narratives of the people: histories, moral stories, songs, informational texts, inspirational speeches;
(c) interprets and produces speeches with a variety of purposes, such as inspirational, political, tributes and guidance, with the help of Elders or other adults in the community;
(d) interprets contemporary reflections in various mediums that relate to cultural areas of study, such as documentaries on social problems in the community, theatre, magazine articles;
(e) reads and interprets text that has been transcribed from the oral tradition of Michif people on a topic that is familiar to the student (contemporary lifestyles, fishing, hunting);
(f) reads and interprets informational text that may be unfamiliar but relevant to research needs of the student; and,
(g) translates text between a Michif language and another language.