Fall 2014





Beginning Bengali II

Term: 
Spring 2014
Online: 
No
Subject Area: 
BENGALI (BENG)
Course Number: 
BENG 404 680
Schedule: 
Tuesday 5:30pm-7:30pm
Schedule: 
Thursday 5:30pm-7:30pm
Day(s): 
Tuesday
Day(s): 
Thursday
Instructor: 

BANERJEE, HAIMANTI

Prerequisite(s): 
SAST 403 680
Primary Program: 
Penn Language Center
Course Note: 
YEAR LONG COURSE
Course Description: 

This course introduces students to colloquial Bengali. It gives equal emphasis to each of the four skills, reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Language will be studied in the context of socio-cultural aspects of West Bengal and Bangladesh. Besides lessons from the text, a major portion of the syllabus will be based on topics drawn from films, cultural events, festivals, food, and religion.