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SPECLANG 99: Language Specials

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 2-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

SPECLANG 100A: First-Year Cherokee, First Quarter

First quarter of a three-quarter beginning sequence. Distance learning combined with periodic on-site instruction, conducted primarily in Cherokee. Course emphasizes developing effective communication at a basic level, covering grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening in everyday situations.nCherokee culture.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

SPECLANG 101A: First-Year Nahuatl, First Quarter

First quarter of a three-quarter beginning sequence. Distance learning combined with periodic on-site instruction, conducted primarily in Nahuatl. Course emphasizes developing effective communication at a basic level, covering grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening in everyday situations. Nahuatl culture.Some knowledge of Spanish is useful.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Prionas, E. (PI)

SPECLANG 102A: Second-Year Nahuatl

Distance learning combined with periodic on-site instruction, conducted primarily in Najuatl. Continuation of SPECLANG101 sequence integrating language and culture, with emphasis on developing proficiency in oral and written discourse. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socio culturally appropriate language in formal and informal contexts. Prerequisite: Placement Test, SPECLANG101ABC
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Prionas, E. (PI)

SPECLANG 107: Reading Sanskrit

Focus of this class is the practice of reading Sanskrit. Different texts are read each term, selected largely to fit the needs and interests of the students. Knowledge of Sanskrit grammar required. Repeatable for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 2-4 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Porta, F. (PI)

SPECLANG 108A: Second-Year Cherokee, First Quarter

The course is the first in a three-quarter sequence of second-year language courses. It focuses on communicating in the language while students are developing more advanced skills in describing, narrating in all time frames, making comparisons and expressing opinions. The course uses written and oral materials within informal and formal contexts and emphasizes a deeper understanding of the Cherokee culture. Prerequisite: First Year Cherokee sequence or recent placement test.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Prionas, E. (PI)

SPECLANG 115A: First-Year Uyghur First Quarter

Focus on speaking writing and listening while developing students' communicative skills in Uyghur. Interactive approach emphasizing the ability to express concepts related to daily activities within traditional Uyghur cultural contexts.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Mayila, Y. (PI)

SPECLANG 125A: First- Year Khmer

The course is the first in a three-quarter sequence of first year language courses. No previous knowledge of Khmer is required. It focuses on introducing Khmer in the context of formal and informal communication. The course content is centered on topics of daily life activities and emphasizes descriptions of self and community, short narratives, expression of feelings and simple questions and answers. Khmer culture is an essential part of the course.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

SPECLANG 129A: First-Year Ukrainian, First Quarter

Grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Ukrainian culture.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Jarboe, L. (PI)

SPECLANG 132A: First-Year Slovenian, First Quarter

First quarter of a three-quarter beginning sequence. Students learn to use basic vocabulary, grammatical structures, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Introduction to Slovenia and its cultures.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Rode, M. (PI)

SPECLANG 136A: First year Yup'k, first quarter

The course emphasizes developing effective communication at a basic level, in daily situations, covering grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Cultural context is an essential part of the course.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

SPECLANG 138A: First-Year Navajo, First Quarter

First quarter of a three-quarter beginning sequence. Distance learning combined with periodic on-site instruction, conducted primarily in Navajo. Course emphasizes developing effective communication at a basic level, covering grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening in everyday situations.nNavajo culture.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Kroupa, J. (PI)

SPECLANG 139A: Second-Year Navajo

The Second-year first quarter Navajo course requires completion of the First year sequence, or consent of the instructor. Students engage in meaningful intercultural communication in a variety of contexts using socially and culturally appropriate forms.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Kroupa, J. (PI)

SPECLANG 144A: First-Year Filipino, First Quarter

Grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Filipino culture.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Aban, C. (PI)

SPECLANG 145A: Second-Year Filipino, First Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 144C. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 144C.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Aban, C. (PI)

SPECLANG 150A: First-Year Vietnamese, First Quarter

Grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Vietnamese culture.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Nguyen, D. (PI)

SPECLANG 151A: Second-Year Vietnamese, First Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG150C. Prerequisite: SPECLANGT 150C.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Nguyen, D. (PI)

SPECLANG 152A: First-Year Hindi, First Quarter

Grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Hindi culture.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Taneja, S. (PI)

SPECLANG 153A: Second-Year Hindi, First Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 152C. Second-year sequence integrating culture and language with emphasis on developing oral and written discourse. Course aims to pose and probe questions of national identity, gender, masculinity, women's roles, caste and class, and politics as manifested in Hindi films. Coursework includes essay writing, attendance at required weekly film screenings as well as a final project. Students will examine Indian culture as represented in South Asian cinema and learn to articulate new ways of approaching Bollywood movies while enhancing their Hindi language proficiency.Continuation of SPECLANG 152C. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 152C.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Taneja, S. (PI)

SPECLANG 154A: Third-Year Hindi, First Quarter

Focus of the course is on developing communication and presentation skills in Hindi using a variety of topics and different contexts. Authentic audio visual material and use of level appropriate pedagogy tools enhance functional linguistic abilities. Culture is an essential part nof the course.nPlacement Test, Second-Year Hindi or equivalent.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Taneja, S. (PI)

SPECLANG 164A: First-Year Czech, First Quarter

Grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Czech culture.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Dusatko, J. (PI)

SPECLANG 167A: First-Year Polish, First Quarter

Grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Polish culture.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Szudelski, G. (PI)

SPECLANG 170A: First-Year Modern Greek, First Quarter

Grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Greek culture.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Prionas, E. (PI)

SPECLANG 171A: Second-Year Modern Greek, First Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 170C. Grammar structures and vocabulary through authentic materials. Cultural proficiency. Prerequisite; SPECLANG 170C.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Prionas, E. (PI)

SPECLANG 173A: First-Year Hungarian, First Quarter

Grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Hungarian culture.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Szoke, E. (PI)

SPECLANG 174A: First-Year Quechua, First Quarter

Grammatical structures, vocabulary, and sentence patterns through speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Quechua culture.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Necochea, M. (PI)

SPECLANG 178A: First-Year Sign Language, First Quarter

Comprehension and production skills; cultural awareness necessary for communication. Limited enrollment.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Haas, C. (PI)

SPECLANG 179A: Second-Year Sign Language, First Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 178C. Additional functional structures, lexical items, and history. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 178B. Limited enrollment.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Haas, C. (PI)

SPECLANG 183: Beginning Sanskrit

Full class in the script, grammar, and vocabulary of the Sanskrit language of ancient India. Also included will be some readings from the Bhagavad Gita. No previous knowledge of Sanskrit required. May be repeat for credit.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2-4 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Porta, F. (PI)

SPECLANG 189A: First-Year Hawaiian, First Quarter

Focus on speaking writing and listening while developing students¿ communicative skills in Hawaiian. Interactive approach emphasizing the ability to express concepts related to daily activities within traditional Hawaiian cultural contexts.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Peralto, K. (PI)

SPECLANG 190A: Second-Year Hawaiian, First Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 189C. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 189C.nThe course is the first in a three-quarter sequence of second-year language courses. It focuses on communicating in the language while students are developing more advanced skills in describing, narrating in all time frames, making comparisons and expressing opinions. The course uses written and oral materials within informal and formal contexts and emphasizes a deeper understanding of the Hawaiian culture. Prerequisite: First Year Hawaiian sequence or recent placement test.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Peralto, K. (PI)

SPECLANG 193A: Second-Year Kazakh, First Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 192C. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 192C. Fulfills the University language requirement.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Moldashova, F. (PI)

SPECLANG 215: Modern Greek for Heritage Learners

The course is designed with focus on advancing communication skills and proficiency while building on previous linguistic and cultural knowledge. Emphasis is given on current events and topics of general interest, from personal to social and professional. Students work individually and collaboratively to communicate in oral as well as written form by using authentic texts, films and web based audiovisual materials. Instructor's consent required.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 3-4 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Prionas, E. (PI)

SPECLANG 215A: Modern Greek for Heritage Language Learners, First Quarter

For students of Greek background. Sources include authentic texts, multimedia materials, and Greek media.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2-4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

SPECLANG 224A: Third-Year Vietnamese, First Quarter

Continuation of SPECLANG 151C. Grammar structures and vocabulary through authentic materials. Cultural proficiency. Prerequisite: SPECLANG 151C or consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Nguyen, D. (PI)

SPECLANG 248A: Second-Year Lakota, First Quarter

Continuation of 247 ABC. Focus on speaking writing and listening while developing students' communicative skills in Lakota. Interactive approach emphasizing the ability to express concepts on a variety of social and cultural topics within traditional Lakota cultural contexts.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Red Shirt, D. (PI)

SPECLANG 297: Directed Reading

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.- For Grad students only
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

SPECLANG 395: Graduate Studies in Special Language

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
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