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AMELANG 15T: Intermediate to Advanced Turkish Conversation

Students develop communicative skills while discussing real-life issues, current events and cultural topics. The goal is to use culturally appropriate forms in formal and informal conversations, expressing emotions, feelings, and ideas in social and academic contexts. Pronunciation, vocabulary building, presentational language and daily readings are stressed. Students lead class discussions and prepare short presentations. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Ergul, S. (PI)

AMELANG 71A: Accelerated Second-Year Swahili, Part 1

Accelerated Second-Year Swahili, Part 1. Accelerated Swahili second year is the third part of the accelerated sequence. It is designed for students who have prior experience studying Swahili. Completion of accelerated first year Swahili , or equivalent is a prerequisite. Students acquire proficiency in Swahili at an accelerated pace through intensive listening, speaking, reading, and writing, with special insight into Swahili-speaking cultures. Emphasis is on authentic materials and active use of the language in real-world contexts in order to develop functional abilities.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Mukoma, S. (PI)

AMELANG 71B: Accelerated Second-Year Swahili, Part 2

It is designed for students who have prior experience in studying Swahili. Completion of second year accelerated part two Swahili , or equivalent is a prerequisite. Students acquire proficiency in Swahili at an accelerated pace through intensive listening, speaking, reading, and writing, with special insight into Swahili-speaking cultures. Emphasis is on authentic materials and active use of the language in real-world contexts in order to develop functional abilities.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

AMELANG 84A: Accelerated First-Year Turkish, Part 1

First part of the accelerated first-year sequence. AMELANG 84A and 84B complete the first year in two quarters rather than three quarters. Fulfills the University Language requirement.nnGoal is to engage in interactions with Turkish speakers using socially and culturally appropriate forms. Emphasis is on the accelerated development of language proficiency, listening comprehension, reading and writing skills through conversational practice and in-class/online writing activities. Discussion of culture and social life is integrated into daily language learning activities through authentic materials.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Ergul, S. (PI)

AMELANG 100A: First-Year Amharic, First Quarter

Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Tesfamariam, I. (PI)

AMELANG 106A: First-Year Swahili, First Quarter

This is a five-unit introductory Swahili language course for students who have little or no previous experience in studying the Swahili language.nThe primary focus is on developing communicative skills in Swahili through listening, speaking , reading and writing basic grammatical structures, with special insight into the Swahili culture.nThe course emphasizes the development of communicative functionality and competence through active language use; hence, classes will be geared towards real experience in spoken Swahili. This makes class participation an essential component of the course.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Mukoma, S. (PI)

AMELANG 106B: First-Year Swahili, Second Quarter

Continuation of AMELANG 106A. This is a five-unit introductory Swahili language course for students who have little or no previous experience in studying the Swahili language.nThe primary focus is on developing communicative skills in Swahili through listening, speaking , reading and writing basic grammatical structures, with special insight into the Swahili culture.nThe course emphasizes the development of communicative functionality and competence through active language use; hence, classes will be geared towards real experience in spoken Swahili. This makes class participation an essential component of the course.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Mukoma, S. (PI)

AMELANG 126: Reflection on the Other: The Jew and the Arab in Literature (COMPLIT 145, JEWISHST 106)

How literary works outside the realm of Western culture struggle with questions such as identity, minority, and the issue of the Other. How the Arab is viewed in Hebrew literature, film and music and how the Jew is viewed in Palestinian works in Hebrew or Arabic (in translation to English). Historical, political, and sociological forces that have contributed to the shaping of these writers' views. Guest lectures about the Jew in Palestinian literature and music. Note: To be eligible for WAYS credit, you must take course for a Letter Grade.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Shemtov, V. (PI)

AMELANG 128A: First-Year Hebrew, First Quarter (JEWISHST 101A)

In the first-year program, students acquire essential Hebrew through abundant opportunities to interact in the language in meaningful ways. The students learn to function appropriately in the language in a variety of social and cultural contexts.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Porat, G. (PI)

AMELANG 129A: Second-Year Hebrew, First Quarter (JEWISHST 102A)

Continuation of AMELANG 128C. Prerequisite: Placement Test, AMELANG 128C.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Porat, G. (PI)

AMELANG 134A: First-Year Igbo, First Quarter

Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Ajaelo, G. (PI)

AMELANG 135A: Second-Year Igbo, First Quarter

Continuation of AMELANG 134C. Prerequisite: AMELANG 134C.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Ajaelo, G. (PI)

AMELANG 140A: First-Year Yiddish, First Quarter (JEWISHST 104A)

Reading, writing, and speaking.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Levitow, J. (PI)

AMELANG 144A: First-Year Modern Persian, First Quarter

One-year sequence. Modern Persian for beginners; concentrates on rapidly developing basic skills in speaking, reading, writing, and understanding modern Persian. Strong emphasis is on the links between language and culture. The course is based on a fully integrated multimedia program. Students will learn the language with an emphasis on communicative and interactive classroom activities.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Emami, A. (PI)

AMELANG 145A: Second-Year Modern Persian, First Quarter

Continuationof AMELANG 144C. Expands students' proficiency in Persian language and culture at intermediate level through various texts and multimedia. It stresses oral fluency, written expression, and reading comprehension. Students will continue to learn the language with an emphasis on communicative and interactive classroom activities. Students will be introduced to contemporary as well as classical short poems by famous Persian poets like Rumi. Prerequisite: Placement nnTest, AMELANG 144C.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Emami, A. (PI)

AMELANG 146A: Third-Year Persian, First Quarter

Continuation of AMELANG 145C. Prerequisite: Placement Test, AMELANG 145C.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Emami, A. (PI)

AMELANG 153A: First-Year Twi, First Quarter

Twi is the extensively spoken dialect of Akan, the ethnic group of Ghana in West Africa. Being the largest ethnic group of the country Akans have spread Twi in almost all major areas of Ghana. Therefore, it has become pragmatic for non-Ghanaians to acquire Twi if they are to visit Ghana and engage in communication with majority of Ghanaians. This course is the first/second of three levels in the acquisition of basic Akan cultural expressions in Twi. Its goal is to build a strong foundation for cultural awareness and familiarization with the Akan cultural components that support effective communication and social interaction in Ghana. We will emphasize three out of the five structural levels of the culture: language (phonetics/tones/pronunciation and grammar/vocabulary), ethical norms, indigenous food/dishes, and music & dance. We will also learn some Akan cultural points and worldview. Class lesson format will include role-plays and oral presentations.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Nkansah, S. (PI)

AMELANG 185A: Second-Year Turkish, First Quarter

Continuation of AMELANG 184C. Designed for students with previous knowledge of Turkish who wish to learn in depth about Turkish culture, history, social life, literature, cuisine and artistic trends. Emphasis on developing intermediate proficiency in reading, writing, listening and speaking. Class discussions and activities aim to enable students to perform various tasks in the target language. Prerequisite: AMELANG 184C.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Ergul, S. (PI)

AMELANG 187A: First-Year Yoruba, First Quarter

This 4-unit course provides an introduction to Standard Yoruba language and culture. The primary goal of the course is to provide students a foundation in spoken Yoruba as well as some knowledge of reading and writing in the language. Emphasis will be placed on listening, speaking, reading and writing through communicative activities, enabling students to perform various tasks. Classroom participation and attendance are essential.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Fashokun, A. (PI)

AMELANG 221A: Beginning Tigrinya, first quarter

The basic introductory course in Tigrigna is designed for students who have no previous knowledge of Tigrigna and who are interested in learning about the culture, literature, social life Introductory courses in Tigrigna that will help students with all the four language skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening. nIn addition, cultural elements through audiovisual will be introduced throughout the course.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Tesfamariam, I. (PI)

AMELANG 297: Directed Reading in African and Middle Eastern Languages

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

AMELANG 395: Graduate Studies in African and Middle Eastern Languages

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