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Punjabi

English Language Requirements
Beginning Fall, 2007 students registering in post-secondary level courses (numbered 100 to 499) will be required to meet the English language entrance proficiency requirements. Students in ESL or the University Foundations programs can register in those courses identified in the University Foundations program with lower levels of language proficiency.

PUNJ 1013 credits
Introduction to Punjabi I
Prerequisite(s): None
Students who have little or no previous knowledge of Punjabi (Gurmukhi) script will learn to read and write at the basic level. They will use the communicative approach to develop the ability to speak, comprehend, read, and write Punjabi while exploring the Punjabi culture.
Note: Any student with Grade 12 Punjabi or equivalent is not permitted to register in this introductory course. This course is not suitable for students with knowledge of spoken Punjabi.

PUNJ 1023 credits
Introduction to Punjabi II
Prerequisite(s): PUNJ 101 or instructor's permission
Students will continue to build on basic reading and writing skills learned in PUNJ 101 as well as improve their oral and listening skills while exploring the Punjabi and Indian cultures.
Note: Any student with Grade 12 Punjabi or equivalent is not permitted to register in this introductory course without instructor's permission. This course is not suitable for students with fluency in spoken Punjabi.

PUNJ 2103 credits
Intermediate Punjabi I
Prerequisite(s): Familiarity with spoken modern Punjabi language is essential for success in this course.
This course is an introduction to Punjabi (Gurmukhi) script and enhances previous knowledge of modern Punjabi language. It deals with the important grammatical features of Standard Punjabi and its syntax and morphology. The course is restricted to students with familiarity with spoken contemporary Punjabi, but no or little knowledge of reading and writing Gurmukhi Script.

PUNJ 2113 credits
Intermediate Punjabi II
Prerequisite(s): PUNJ 210
This course is a continuation of PUNJ 210, and provides further study of the Punjabi (Gurmukhi) script and modern Punjabi language. It deals with the important grammatical features of Standard Punjabi and its syntax and morphology. The course is restricted to students with familiarity with spoken contemporary Punjabi, but limited knowledge of reading and writing Gurmukhi Script.

Last updated: March 31, 2007Top


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