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Fri Feb 23 2007
FYI: Summer School in Hindi-Urdu 2007
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Summer School in Hindi-Urdu 2007
Message 1: Summer School in Hindi-Urdu 2007
From: Lakhan Gusain <lgusainhotmail.com>
Subject: Summer School in Hindi-Urdu 2007
SAIS-JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, Washington, DC.
The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS, The Johns
Hopkins University, Washington DC) is offering a summer program in
Hindi-Urdu from June 4-July 26, 2007[eight weeks]. Class timings: 5:00
pm-8:30 pm on M/T/W/Th. Course fee is USD1800. The course will be worth 8
credits, with a total of 96 hours of instruction.
Novice Hindi-Urdu Course Number: 914.710[M/T/W/TH 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.]
Focuses on pronouncing sounds and writing letters. Enables students to meet
communication needs in basic daily life situations. Develops listening,
reading, writing and speaking skills. Also introduces some aspects of South
Asian culture in Hindi-Urdu speaking areas. Novice High Hindi-Urdu
Course Number: 914.712[M/T/W/TH 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.]
Continues objectives from Novice Hindi-Urdu. Reinforces grammar, reading,
writing and speaking skills and enhances basic building blocks of
vocabulary. Covers current events
through Indian and Pakistani media sources. Prerequisites: One semester of
college-level instruction or equivalent and a placement interview.
Intermediate Low Hindi-Urdu
Course Number: 914.720[M/T/W/TH 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.]
Focuses on grammar review and vocabulary building. Incorporates readings
from newspapers, listening skills development and conversation about South
Asian and international affairs
issues. Prerequisites: One year of college-level instruction or equivalent
and a placement interview.
Intermediate Mid Hindi-Urdu
Course Number: 914.722[M/T/W/TH 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.]
Provides additional practice to help students attain a higher level of
skill development and linguistic accuracy. Adopts a skill-based approach in
which students gain mastery of
the language through the use of authentic materials taken from books,
periodicals, videos and the Internet. Prerequisites: Two years of
college-level instruction or equivalent and
a placement interview.
Please feel free to contact the Office of Summer Programs at any point with
The Johns Hopkins University
The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
Office Of Summer Programs, N403
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
Tel: 202.663.5671 Fax: 202.663.5670 Email: sais.summerjhu.edu
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition
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