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Hindi/Urdu 021: Intermediate Hindi/Urdu

Follows concepts from Hindi/Urdu 003

Faculty

Units

4

Prerequisites

Hindi/Urdu 003

Quarters

Description

Intermediate language course will focus only on Devnagari Script. However, students will learn everyday use and domain related new vocabulary in both HINDI/URDU, improve their interpretive skills, and enhance their fluency in oral communication. The focus will be on developing students’ oral-aural skills and raising their cross-cultural awareness about products, practices and perspectives of diverse Hindi-speaking cultures. The learners will explore the facts and facets of India’s history, geography, day-to-day life, and celebrations through the use of authentic texts, videos and audios. 

Project-based curriculum will allow students to build academic proficiency in Hindi, using culturally relevant themes as a vehicle for listening, writing, speaking and reading tasks. Students will have access to individualized instruction and feedback. The culminating theme-based presentation tasks will provide evidence that students have achieved the learning objectives.

GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities, Oral Literacy and World Cultures.

Format: Lecture/Discussion - 4 hours.

Textbooks:

  • TBA
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