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Elementary Hindi-Urdu II

Required Sequence: HIUR101 & HIUR 102
HIUR 102
Spring 2020
Section: 01  
Certificates: South Asia Studies, South Asia Studies Minor

This course is a continuation of Elementary Hindi-Urdu I. It offers a balanced treatment of speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing skills. Through scaffolding techniques students will reach to their potential zone of proximal development (ZPD), which is Novice-High, from their current ZPD, which is Novice-Mid.

At the end of the course, students will be able to communicate short messages on highly predictable, everyday topics that affect them directly. They will be able to produce lists and notes, primarily by writing words and phrases. They can provide limited formulaic information on simple forms and documents. These writers can reproduce practiced material to convey the most simple messages. In addition, they can transcribe familiar words or phrases, copy letters of the alphabet or syllables of a syllabary, or reproduce basic characters with some accuracy.

They can understand key words, true aural cognates, and formulaic expressions that are highly contextualized and highly predictable, such as those found in introductions and basic courtesies. They will be able understand words and phrases from simple questions, statements, and high-frequency commands.

Upon completing this course, students will have mastered the core constructions of Hindi-Urdu grammar and a large body of vocabulary and cultural knowledge necessary for many real-world interactions with Hindi-Urdu speakers.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA CGST
Course Format: LanguageGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GSAS-MN)(GSAS)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

Last Updated on MAY-22-2024
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