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Introduction to the alphabet and language structure with emphasis on communicative skills. Students will receive a foundation in the language being 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.
Format: lecture; This course is conducted using online technology with Vassar College. The course will be scheduled according to the Vassar College academic calendar. The class meets twice-weekly for one-hour review sessions with Vassar's native-speaking tutor.
Grading: no pass/fail option,
yes fifth course option
Grading is 20% attendance/preparedness, 30% midterm and 50% final; exams are oral and written and administered by an outside consultant.
Sophomore or higher standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher; application to the Critical Language Program in early April.
Based on enrollment numbers at both institutions.