MELANG 450 - Introductory Central Asian Language I
Fall 2022, Section 001 - Elementary Uzbek I
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Middle East Languages (MELANG)
Department: LSA Middle East Studies
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Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
May be elected three times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.


This course develops students’ ability to speak, listen, read, and write at a basic level in a Central Asian language. The goal is to provide students with a basic knowledge of Central Asian languages 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.

Course Requirements:

Regular written and oral exercises, quizzes, and midterm/final exams with written and oral components.

Intended Audience:

Undergraduates interested in developing their linguistic skills.


MELANG 450 - Introductory Central Asian Language I
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
MWF 10:20AM - 11:10AM
Note: CourseShare from Indiana (Professor Hodjaev: Class will be conducted via live video-conferencing. Students will follow Indiana's calendar: 8/22-12/16. (
002 (REC)
Note: CourseShare is conducted via live video-conferencing.
003 (REC)
MTuWThF 12:12PM - 1:05PM
Note: CourseShare from Minnesota (Professor Levinson: Class will be conducted via live video-conferencing. Students will follow Minnesota's calendar: 9/6-12/14 (

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