ASIANLAN 485 - Advanced Bengali I
Fall 2019, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures

Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
ASIANLAN 286.
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:

Description

ASIANLAN 485 is continuation course of ASIANLAN 286. This continuing proficiency-based course focuses on developing advanced language skills alongside cultural knowledge. Students will learn complex structures used in descriptions, narrations, discussions, and supporting opinions in culturally and contextually appropriate manners. The course materials include literary texts, newspaper articles/reports, movie reviews, audio/video clips, and interviews. The target language cultures and traditions are discussed with a view to developing their understanding of the region. Students are familiarized with the region and social varieties of the standard language. Since this course is repeatable, the materials and the topics/themes change according to the needs and interests of the students.

By the end of the term, students will be able to:

  • Describe and narrate short scenes/stories
  • Cope with difficult situations
  • Discuss issues and support/oppose opinions
  • Read and understand some news/articles/blogs
  • Explain and reflect on the concept of culture through comparisons

Course Requirements:

Homework Assignments, Attendance and Class Participation, Quizzes, Project, Midterm and Final Exam

Intended Audience:

This course is designed for students who have successfully completed ASIANLAN 286 or ASIANLAN 485 or placed into the course by exam.

Class Format:

Recitation

Schedule

ASIANLAN 485 - Advanced Bengali I
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 In Person
29847
Open
1
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM

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