Elementary Urdu II is the second semester of Elementary Urdu I. Students with one semester of previous Urdu course or an equivalent to one semester of training in the Urdu language can take the course. Our primary objective is to continue to increase reading, writing, speaking and listening proficiency through a variety of situational, contextual, and functional exercises. The students will complete the acquisition of the fundamentals of Urdu grammar to develop reading, writing and speaking skills. In addition, since language and culture are so deeply interrelated, we will explore various aspects of South Asian culture.Class lectures will be frequently supplemented by Internet and audio-visual materials from South Asia. Learning strategies will involve active student participation through classroom exercises in Urdu. Practice in listening and comprehending Urdu will also be provided with basic grammar integrated in the learning process.

Prerequisites: Elementary Urdu I or Assessment test by the instructor