NESLANG 481 - Intermediate Central Asian Language II
Section: 001 Intermediate Uzbek, II
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Near East Studies Languages (NESLANG)
Department: LSA Middle East Studies
Lang Req
Credit Exclusions:
Students may not repeat the same language at the same level.
Waitlist Capacity:
Enforced Prerequisites:
NESLANG 480 (completed with a minimum grade of C- or better).
Lang Req:
This course is part of the Language Requirement sequence.
May be elected three times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This new two-semester sequence develops students' ability to speak, listen, read, and write at an intermediate level in the Central Asian language of their choice. The same course number may be used for any appropriate language at the second-year level. Each course will be offered according to student demand, and currently instruction will be delivered via CIC by using distance learning from Indiana University. Its aim is to provide students with a basic knowledge of Central Asian languages — such as Uzbek, Kazakh, Uyghur, Pashto, or Tajik — as they are spoken and written today, along with exposure to the associated culture of Central Asia. The spoken language of educated native speakers, as well as the contemporary literary language as reflected in newspapers and journals will be emphasized throughout. This course will stress extensive practice in conversation, listening, reading, and writing, and English will be kept to a minimum. The goal is to enable students to read simple texts and carry on basic conversations with native speakers.

Course Requirements:

Regular written and oral exercises, quizzes, and midterm/final exams with written and oral components. No term papers or research exams.

Intended Audience:

Undergraduates who want to develop the linguistic skills to continue their studies. AAPTIS 250 will meet together with AAPTIS 550 for graduate students preparing for fieldwork in Central Asia.

Class Format:

Three to five hours per week depending on CIC structure, in recitation format (some courses include one extra hour for undergraduates); in-class language instruction including grammatical explanations, cultural instruction, conversation practice, reading skills, and writing exercises.

NESLANG 481 - Intermediate Central Asian Language II
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001 (REC)
MTuWTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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