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Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts

HINU: Hindi-Urdu

HINU 100 (3) Introductory Hindi-Urdu I
Spoken Hindi and Urdu, and written Hindi. Credit will be granted for only one of HINU 100 or 102.
HINU 101 (3) Introductory Hindi-Urdu II
Continuation of HINU 100. Credit will be granted for only one of HINU 101 or 102.
Prerequisite: HINU 100.
HINU 102 (6) Introductory Hindi-Urdu
Spoken Hindi and Urdu, and written Hindi. As of 2011W, credit will be granted for only one of HINU 100/101 or HINU 102.
HINU 200 (6) Intermediate Hindi-Urdu
Conversation and grammar; an introduction to Hindi literature; an introduction to the Urdu script. As of 2011W, credit will be granted for only one of HINU 201/202 or HINU 200.
Prerequisite: One of HINU 101, HINU 102.
HINU 201 (3) Intermediate Hindi-Urdu I
Conversation and grammar; an introduction to Hindi literature; an introduction to the Urdu script. Credit will be granted for only one of HINU 200 or 201.
Prerequisite: HINU 101.
HINU 202 (3) Intermediate Hindi-Urdu II
Continuation of HINU 201. Credit will be granted for only one of HINU 200 or 202.
Prerequisite: HINU 201.
HINU 205 (1) Introduction to the Devanagari Script
The writing system of Hindi for those with some background in the spoken language. May be taken at the same time as HINU 200.
HINU 300 (6) Advanced Hindi-Urdu
Further study of the grammar of Hindi and Urdu; advanced conversation; literary readings in Hindi and Urdu; Hindi film. As of 2011W, credit will be granted for only one of HINU 301/302 or HINU 300.
Prerequisite: One of HINU 200, HINU 202.
HINU 301 (3) Advanced Hindi-Urdu I
Further study of the grammar of Hindi and Urdu; advanced conversation; literary readings in Hindi and Urdu; Hindi film. Credit will be granted for only one of HINU 301 or HINU 300.
Prerequisite: HINU 202.
HINU 302 (3) Advanced Hindi-Urdu II
Continuation of HINU 301. Credit will be granted for only one of HINU 302 or HINU 300.
Prerequisite: HINU 301.
HINU 305 (2) Introduction to the Perso-Arabic (Urdu) Script
The writing system of Urdu for those with some background in the spoken language.
Corequisite: One of HINU 300, HINU 400.
HINU 400 (6) Introduction to Hindi and Urdu Literature
Readings of various literary genres in Hindi, Urdu and their medieval equivalents. Modern fiction from India and Pakistan; the Urdu ghazal; medieval Hindi bhakti poetry; readings from the Adi Granth of the Sikhs Hindi film. Discussion in Hindi-Urdu of all materials.
Prerequisite: HINU 300.
HINU 450 (3) Hindi Film
Regional, religious, and historical dialects of Hindi and Urdu as repesented in films.
Prerequisite: HINU 200. Or fluency in Hindi.

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