India Studies | Elementary Bengali I
L100 | 8200 | Arr

Various languages will be offered when available.  Bengali is offered
for Fall 2009. May be retaken for credit, but only in a different
language from that of the first enrollment. Introduction to and brief
history of language. Basic sound patterns and writing system with
ideas about basic grammar. Ideas about simple sentence structure and
basic grammar leading to reading and construction of short sentences.
Learning essential vocabulary for everyday conversation. Practicing
different expressions: apology, greeting etc. Classroom use of films,
tapes, short conversation, stories, etc.