Elementary Urdu I

URDU 1101: Elementary Urdu I

Study of Urdu language, with appropriate cultural background; development of listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills.
Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 101, or to native speakers through regular enrollment or EM credit. This course is available for EM credit. GE for lang course.

The goals of Urdu 1101 are to introduce students to the Urdu alphabet, elementary vocabulary, basic grammar and sentence structure, and to enable students to identify the elements of the spoken and the written language. Students will also learn about the culture, traditions, and history of Pakistan and India. By the completion of the course, students are expected to have enough vocabulary to participate in a basic conversation, and to be able to read and write simple sentences.
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