ASIANLAN 471 - Advanced Urdu 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:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
ASIANLAN 272 or by assignment of ASIANLAN 471 by Placement Test.
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:

Description

ASIANLAN 471 is a continuation of ASIANLAN 272. 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 develop their understanding of the region. Students are familiarized with the regional 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 students.

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

  • Describe and narrate short scenes/stories
  • Cope with some 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 272 or placed into it by exam

    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 471 - Advanced Urdu I
    Schedule Listing
    001 (REC)
     Online
    16820
    Open
    13
     
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    MW 12:00PM - 1:30PM

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