ASIANLAN 472 - Advanced Urdu II
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
ASIANLAN 471 or by assignment of ASIANLAN 472 by Placement Test.
May be elected twice for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:

ASIANLAN 472 is a continuation of ASIANLAN 471. This continuing proficiency-based course focuses on developing advanced language skills alongside cultural knowledge. Students will learn complex structures, idiomatic usage, extensive and precise vocabulary needed for description/narration, discussion, and supporting opinions/issues in culturally and contextually appropriate manners. The reading and activity materials include literary texts, newspaper articles, movie reviews, television/radio news reports, interviews, blogs, and movie clips. The course will focus on speaking and writing on topics such as current events, news reports, movie reviews, and poetry. Since this course is repeatable, the materials and the topics/themes change according to needs and interests of the students.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe and narrate short scenes/stories
  • Investigate, explain, and reflect on the concept of culture through comparisons
  • Read and understand newspapers/magazines/articles
  • Debate social and cultural issues
  • Talk about abstract ideas and hypothetical concepts

Course Requirements:

Homework assignments, attendance and class participation, quizzes, project, midterm and final exam

Class Format:

ASIANLAN 472 - Advanced Urdu II
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001 (REC)
MTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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