COLL 104 - INTRO TO HINDI/URDU
Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO CONVERSATIONAL HINDI/URDU (JONES)
Department: College Courses
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 1
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: In an increasingly connected world, speaking Hindi/Urdu opens you to communicate with over 500 million people. Although both languages are written differently, how do Hindi and Urdu intersect to form a conversational language? How does learning conversational Hindi/Urdu impact your relationship with South Asia?
In Introduction to Conversational Hindi and Urdu, students will develop basic interactional competence in Hindi/Urdu to express themselves and understand others. Students will become familiar with common words and phrases and learn to converse familiar situations. This learning will be accompanied by sociocultural knowledge of South Asia by exposure to famous movies and songs, cultural events, and conversations with a native speaker. This course will focus on conversational Hindi/Urdu and will not involve learning scripts. No prior knowledge of Hindi/Urdu required.