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Spring 2021 Middle East GU4625 section 001

Call Number 11196
Day & Time
TR 10:10am-12:00pm
Points 5
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required Instructor
Instructor Rakesh Ranjan
Method of Instruction On-Line Only
Course Description Advanced Hindi I and II are third year courses in the Hindi-Urdu program that aim to continue building upon the existing four language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) along with grammar and vocabulary in a communicative approach. The objective of these courses is to strengthen students’ language skills and to go beyond them to understand and describe situations and the speech community, understand and discuss Hindi literature and films, news items, T.V. shows and current events. Students will also be given opportunities to work on their areas of interest such as popular culture, professional and research goals in the target language. Students will be expected to expand their vocabulary, enhance grammatical accuracy and develop cultural appropriateness through an enthusiastic participation in classroom activities and immersing themselves in the speech community outside. This course will be taught in the target language. All kinds of conversations such as daily life, on social/public interests’ topics as well as on academic interests, will occur in the target language. No P/D/F or R credit is allowed for this class.
Web Site Vergil
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 7 students (15 max) as of 9:00PM Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Subject Middle East
Number GU4625
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Fee $10 Hindi Materials Fe
Fee $15 Language Resource
Section key 20211MDES4625W001

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