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Fall 2012-2013
* URD 105   No Pass/D/Fail

Intermediate Urdu I

Fauzia Farooqui

The course is a continuation of HIN/URD 102, concentrating on Urdu. Students beginning with intermediate proficiency in either Urdu or Hindi will be brought to an advanced level in Urdu in all four skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Urdu script will be introduced and emphasis will be placed on strengthening literacy skills. Cultural aspects will be integrated with instruction. Activities will be conducted in Urdu and classes will be interactive.

Sample reading list:
Narang, Gopi Chand, Urdu: Readings in Literary Urdu Prose
Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad, Standard Twentieth Century Dictionary, Urdu-English
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Writing weekly journals; grammar and vocabulary drills; reading, listening and speaking assignments. (Grading: Other = 10% homework; 10% skit; and 10% final project).

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 20%
Quizzes - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Other (See Instructor) - 30%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
HIN/URD 101 and 102 or equivalent proficiency in either language.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
23138 C01 10:00 am - 10:50 am M T W Th   Aaron Burr Hall   209   Enrolled:6 Limit:15