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Fall 2013-2014
* 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:
Gopi Chand Narang, Urdu: Readings in Literary Urdu Prose
Joshua Pien and Fauzia Farooqui, Beginning Urdu: A Complete Course
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; 10% class participation; Final Project in lieu of final exam).

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Other Exam - 20%
Quizzes - 30%
Other (See Instructor) - 30%

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

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20789 C01 10:00 am - 10:50 am M T W Th   Aaron Burr Hall   209   Enrolled:7 Limit:15