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Vietnamese 1B: Introductory Vietnamese

Second semester Vietnamese for beginners. A continued introduction to modern spoken and written Vietnamese, based on intensive drill of phonology and grammar structures for everyday topics. By the end of the second semester, students should be able to function successfully in ordinary Vietnamese conversation and... Read More

Vietnamese 100B: Intermediate Vietnamese

Fourth semester Intermediate Vietnamese with emphasis on Reading and Writing. A second-year course in Vietnamese vocabulary and syntax with intensive drills on short colloquial expressions and auditory recognition of speech patterns. Students will research authentic text in academic and cultural topics. By the end of... Read More

Vietnamese 101B: Advanced Vietnamese

This course provides an introduction to the literature and culture of Vietnam through a close reading of Vietnamese language texts. Readings will vary from semester to semester and will include novels, short stories, poetry, and essays from the classical, colonial, and contemporary periods. Regular attendance... Read More

Urdu 100B: Intermediate Urdu

Introduces various types of written and spoken Urdu; vocabulary building, idioms, and problems of syntax; and conversation. Reading of selected fiction and nonfiction in modern Urdu, including fables, short stories, and poetry. Exercises in grammar, conversation, and composition. Read More

Urdu 1B: Introductory Urdu

The course concentrates on developing skills in reading, writing, speaking, and aural comprehension. Evaluation is based on attendance, written homework assignments, quizzes, dictations, and examinations. Conventional teaching materials may be supplemented by popular songs and clips from contemporary Indian cinema. Read More

Thai 1B: Introductory Thai

Continuing from the fundamental knowledge of syllable construction learned in Introductory Thai 1A, this course is designed to rapidly elevate student's literacy.  By the end of the course, students should be reading and writing short descriptive and narrative paragraphs and stories.  Students continue to learn... Read More

Punjabi 100B: Intermediate Punjabi

This course focuses on building the student’s knowledge of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Selected readings will be assigned depending on the interest of the students. These begin the starting point to stimulate the student’s own writings, which might include poetry, short stories, drama or... Read More

Punjabi 1B: Introductory Punjabi

This course is designed for those with very little Punjabi proficiency and will focus on building the student’s knowledge in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Students will begin to master the basic grammatical formations and will build a base of vocabulary essential for everyday communication.... Read More

Telugu 1B: Elementary Telugu

This elementary level course focuses on progressive acquisition of language skills to communicate effectively in Telugu. It facilitates development of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing competence along with basic grammar. Read More

Tamil 1B: Introductory Tamil

This course focuses on progressive acquisition of language skills to communicate effectively in Tamil. It facilitates development of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing competence along with basic grammar. Read More