ASIANLAN 185 - First Year Bengali 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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Details

Credits:
4
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

ASIANLAN 185 is a beginner’s course designed for students with little or no knowledge of Bengali. In this course students will learn the alphabets, come to understand sound and script relationship, and learn and use basic vocabulary, phrases, and sentences. In this elementary course, students will practice all the four skills — listening, speaking, reading and writing — in order to be able to communicate at a basic level by exchanging, interpreting, and presenting information. They will learn basic comprehension and communication skills on a limited set of topics and situations.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Meet, greet, and introduce others and themselves in formal and informal settings
  • Ask and answer simple questions about date and place of birth, nationality, marital status, occupation
  • Give simple descriptions of familiar surroundings and daily life using rehearsed and memorized formulae and basic vocabulary
  • Make and understand simple requests, ask and tell price and buy fruits/vegetables and classroom items
  • Express likes/dislikes and preferences
  • Understand and respond to simple exchanges about daily situations regarding self, family, friendship, home, addressing others using socially acceptable reference terms

    Course Requirements:

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

    Intended Audience:

    This course is designed for students who have less than the equivalent of one semester's study of Bengali at the University of Michigan.

    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.

  • Schedule

    ASIANLAN 185 - First Year Bengali I
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