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Dr. Martha Selby, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Fall 2008

TEL 312k • Second-Year Telugu I

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
32410 MWF
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
MEZ 1.204
MOHAMMAD

Course Description

Tel312K provides the second year of training in Telugu. The course meets three hours per week and carries three hours of credit. In continuation to the first year Telugu, this course focuses on reading comprehension and oral comprehension along with more writing practice. Specially designed textual and audio-visual materials help the students to have a better understanding of Telugu language and culture. Reading passages followed by conversations and writing exercises helps to understand complex structures and their use. A wide variety of interesting exercises, graded compositions, reading comprehensions, listening comprehensions and translation passages will be used. In addition, this course provides an introduction to Telugu culture and literature with interesting short-stories, autobiographical writings, Telugu movies, documentaries, videos on culture, places and festivals. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to : 1. Read short-stories, short-essays with considerable ease. 2. Write in Telugu script using advanced language 3. Express themselves and develop an argument in Telugu. 4. Describe persons, places and objects etc., in detail. 5. Gain word power to comprehend news stories and literary content in Telugu.

Grading Policy

Class Attendance & Participation: 30% Daily Assignments: 30% Exams: 40%

Texts

Course packet

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