India Studies | Elementary Indian Languages I - Beginning Bengali I
L100 | 28078 | Bhowmik

5 cr - Various languages will be offered when available. May be
retaken for credit, but only in a different language from that of the
first enrollment. Introduction to and brief history of Bengali
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.