HNU 611. Elementary Hindi-Urdu I. (3 h)

Introduction to modern Hindi-Urdu. Designed for students with no knowledge of the language. Focus is on developing reading, writing, and conversation skills for practical contexts. Instruction in the Devanagari and Nastaliq scripts and an exploration of the cultures of India and Pakistan. Fall only.

HNU 612. Elementary Hindi-Urdu II. (3 h)

Continued instruction in modern Hindi-Urdu. Students with previous background may place into this course with the instructor's permission. Focus is on developing reading, writing, and conversation skills for practical contexts. Instruction in the Devanagari and Nastaliq scripts and an exploration of the cultures of India and Pakistan. P-HNU 611.

HNU 653. Intermediate Hindi-Urdu I. (3 h)

Introduction to the Devanagari writing system used in Hindi, as well as other South Asian languages, including Nepali and Sanskrit. Includes an overview of the Hindi-Urdu sound system and language. Students with prior proficiency in spoken Hindi or Urdu may complete this course in preparation for entering Intermediate Hindi-Urdu. P-HNU 612.

HNU 701. Intermediate Hindi-Urdu II. (3 h)

Continued intermediate instruction in spoken and written Hindi-Urud. Students with previous background may place into this course with the instructors permission. Focus is on building oral and written communication skills in a range of contexts. Exploration of the cultures of India and Pakistan through discussions of authentic materials. Instruction in Devanagari and Nastaliq scripts. P-HNU 653 or POI.