ASIANLAN 155 - First Year Tamil I
Fall 2020, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ASIANLAN 157.
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:


Course (beginners' level) begins with an introduction to language, land, history, cultures, and traditions of Tamilnadu. The aim of this course is achieving proficiency in spoken comprehension, enable the student to acquire the major language skills — listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Standard text materials, course packs prepared by the instructor, as well as audio, video, and web-based materials are used with some emphasis on both spoken and written varieties of Tamil. Spoken materials emphasize speaking and listening in native contexts at normal speed with near-native pronunciation, intonation, style, etc. There will be opportunity to do exercises, assignments, spoken language practice, and language games. Students will also have the opportunity to do Group Work to develop their skill development particularly in reading the written variety of Tamil through writing, comprehension, class quizzes administered and conversational practice.

Class Format:

As a DC (Distance due to COVID) course, all aspects of this course will be fully compatible with remote online learning, however, students will need to be available for virtual class meetings at their scheduled time.


ASIANLAN 155 - First Year Tamil I
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
MTuWTh 2:00PM - 3:00PM

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