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ASST 101.07 Buddhist Studies India Program: Elementary Hindi 7-8 credits

Open: Size: 25, Registered: 6, Waitlist: 0

Synonym: 67343

Arthur McKeown

An introduction to basic colloquial Hindi speaking and writing skills for everyday interactions in Northern India. Essential grammar is introduced and reviewed in morning meetings, and conversational and reading abilities are developed in afternoon practice. Students are encouraged to practice speaking and listening comprehension by conversing with Hindi speakers outside of class. Formerly LCST 101.

Prerequisite: Participation in GEP India Program

Participation in GEP India Program, Instructor Permission Required

ASST 101.08 Buddhist Studies in India Program: Elementary Tibetan 7-8 credits

Open: Size: 25, Registered: 4, Waitlist: 0

Synonym: 67344

Arthur McKeown

This course seeks to develop students’ level of proficiency in spoken Tibetan for basic communication, as well as the ability to read and write simple sentence constructions. Learning is grounded in written Tibetan, covering the alphabet, pronunciation, grammar, and basic vocabulary. Reading and comprehension skills are enhanced through direct translation of essential texts such as the Heart Sutra and a prayer of Manjushri. Students gain facility with spoken Tibetan through classroom drills and informal practice with Tibetans in Bodh Gaya. Students will also improve their understanding of Tibetan culture and society through this course. Formerly LCST 101

Prerequisite: Participation in GEP India Program

Formerly LCST 101 Elementary Tibetan, Instructor Permission Required

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CHIN 101.00 Elementary Chinese 6 credits

Closed: Size: 16, Registered: 15, Waitlist: 0

Language & Dining Center 242

MTWTHF
8:30am9:40am8:15am9:20am8:30am9:40am8:15am9:20am8:30am9:30am
Synonym: 67776

Shaohua Guo

Introduction to Chinese sentence structure and writing system, together with the development of basic aural/oral skills, with attention to the cultural context. Students who have learned spoken Mandarin Chinese at home or in another context, but who are unable to read or write, are encouraged to register for Chinese 280.

JAPN 101.01 Elementary Japanese 6 credits

Closed: Size: 16, Registered: 20, Waitlist: 0

Language & Dining Center 244

MTWTHF
8:30am9:40am8:15am9:20am8:30am9:40am8:15am9:20am8:30am9:30am
Synonym: 67765

Noboru Tomonari

Introduction to the Japanese sentence structure and writing system, together with the development of basic aural/oral skills, with attention to cultural context.

JAPN 101.02 Elementary Japanese 6 credits

Open: Size: 16, Registered: 14, Waitlist: 0

Language & Dining Center 335

MTWTHF
12:30pm1:40pm1:15pm2:20pm12:30pm1:40pm1:15pm2:20pm1:10pm2:10pm
Synonym: 67766

Noboru Tomonari

Introduction to the Japanese sentence structure and writing system, together with the development of basic aural/oral skills, with attention to cultural context.

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