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Beginning Kannada

Beginning Kannada

Term
Course Number
SAST 407 680
Course Code
SAST407680
Course Key
68645
Day(s)
Monday
Wednesday
Time
4:00pm-6:00pm
4:00pm-6:00pm
Primary Program
Course Note
Offered through Penn Language Center. This is a two-semester course. New Course Abbreviation KAND 40
Course Description
This is a systematic introduction to the Kannada language and culture for
 beginners.  The course aims at developing listening and comprehension and a
 real life interactive speaking ability in a variety of everyday topics.  The
 Kannada script is introduced from the beginning and the language is presented
 in its socio-cultural context for achieving a meaningful and operational
 control of the language.  Students acquire basic rules for structural and
 socio-cultural appropriateness.  Students learn vocabulary related to a
 variety of topics during the semester.  Class activities include watching
 videos, role-playing, language games and group work.  Evaluation is based on
 class participation, performance in quizzes and tests and completed
 assignments.

Subject Area Vocab