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Spring 2012-2013
* URD 107   No Pass/D/Fail

Intermediate Urdu II

Fauzia Farooqui

This is a continuing proficiency-based course which refines and expands previously acquired linguistic skills in culturally authentic contexts. Focus is on expanding vocabulary, mastering more complex grammatical structures, and acquiring idiomatic expressions. Use of authentic Urdu materials from print and electronic media, literature, and films. Equal emphasis on all skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing). Various aspects of the target language culture 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:
Grammar and vocabulary handouts. Supplementary reading materials. Audio and video materials. Writing weekly journals. Other: Final project is worth 10% of the grade.

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

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
URD 105 or equivalent proficiency. See instructor..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
43156 C01 10:00 am - 10:50 am M T W Th   Aaron Burr Hall   213   Enrolled:6 Limit:15