Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies

Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies
Study of target language culture(s) using interpersonal, presentational, and interpretive skills in the target language.
FLANG
330R
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesFLang 202R or equivalent in same language.
 NoteEntry course for returned missionaries or others of equivalent language experience. Required course for obtaining language credit by examination. May fulfill the GE Languages of Learning requirement.
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
Course Outcomes

Communication Skills

In both written and spoken target language, communicate accurately with well-educated members of the target-culture about real-world activities.

Comprehension

Understand detailed written and verbal instructions. Comprehend historical passages, newspaper and magazine articles, and broadcast news reports well educated native speakers encounter routinely in their daily life.

Cultural Knowledge

Acquire background knowledge of important achievements related to the target culture (historical figures and events, major literary and artistic movements, government and religious institutions, etc.). Discuss in the target language cultural practices related to major life events in the target culture (birth, marriage, death, etc.).

General Education

Complete language and cultural aspects of General Education "Languages of Learning" and "Global & Cultural Awareness" requirements.