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

Telugu

Telugu is the third most spoken language in India, and according to 2007 estimates, there are 74 million Telugu speakers worldwide. Telugu is also one of India’s classical languages, for its literary history dates back to the 2nd century. It continues to have a strong literary tradition and is the medium for several art forms, including Kuchipudi dance drama and “Tollywood” films. The region in which it is spoken, Andhra Pradesh, has a diverse cultural and religious landscape that includes Hindu, Christian, Muslim, and Buddhist communities. Hyderabad, the captial of Andhra Pradesh, is also called “Cyberabad” because it is a center of technological innovation.

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Lower-Division Courses

TEL 506, First-Year Telugu I

Not open to native speakers of Telugu. Five class hours a week for one semester.

TEL 507, First-Year Telugu II

Not open to native speakers of Telugu. Five class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Telugu 506 with a grade of at least C.

TEL 312K, Second-Year Telugu I

Not open to native speakers of Telugu. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Telugu 507 with a grade of at least C.

TEL 312L, Second-Year Telugu II

Not open to native speakers of Telugu. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Telugu 312K with a grade of at least C.

TEL 118K, Practice in Spoken Telugu

Not open to native speakers of Telugu. Instruction and practice in conversation for intermediate-level students. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Telugu 507 with a grade of at least C.

TEL 118L, Practice in Spoken Telugu II

Not open to native speakers of Telugu. Instruction and practice in conversation for intermediate-level students. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Telugu 312K or 118K with a grade of at least C.

Upper-Division Courses

TEL 330, Telugu Language and Literature

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Telugu 312L with a grade of at least C.

TEL 360, Conference Course in Telugu Language and Literature

Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and written consent of instructor on form obtained from the undergraduate adviser.

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