ASIA 197
Elementary Hindi Fall 2022
Division I
Cross-listed ASIA 197 / CRHI 101

Class Details

Interested students must complete an application through the Self-Instructional Languages Program and have it approved before registering for this course. Introduction to the alphabet and language structure with emphasis on communicative skills. Students will receive a foundation in the language, be able to hold simple conversations, use a range of vocabulary related to daily activities and transactions, and gain familiarity with basic, frequently used grammatical structures and the writing system of the language. Students must be highly motivated in self-instructional learning, and will work with an outside tutor/examiner. This is a hyphenated course and requires a full-year of study in order to receive credit. More information can be found on the Self-Instructional Languages site. Both the Devanagari script of Hindi and the Nastaliq script of Urdu will be introduced throughout the year-long course.
The Class: Format: lecture; Twice-weekly review sessions
Limit: 8
Expected: 2-8
Class#: 1216
Grading: no pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: Written and oral midterm and final exams.
Prerequisites: Sophomore or higher standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher; application to the Self-Instructional Languages Program in April.
Enrollment Preferences: Interested students must complete an application through the Self-Instructional Languages Program and have it approved before registering for this course; this is a hyphenated course and requires a full-year of study to receive credit.
Unit Notes: Minimum of two students in order to schedule the course.
Distributions: Division I
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
ASIA 197 Division I CRHI 101 Division I

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