Academic Calendar Fall 2017

Punjabi


English language proficiency requirements

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

Please note that not all courses are offered every semester.

PUNJ 101

3 credits

Introduction to Punjabi I

Prerequisite(s): None

Students who have little or no previous knowledge of spoken Punjabi or 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: Students with Grade 12 Punjabi or equivalent are not permitted to register in this introductory course.

PUNJ 102

3 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 210

3 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 211

3 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.

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