LANGUAGE

Languages

Language Offerings

The three campuses and affiliates of the Consortium routinely offer language instruction in regular and tele-video formats inBengali, Hindi, Nepali, Persian, Tamil, and Urdu. 

Languages offered on consortium campuses

 

Darvazah-A Door into Urdu: Elementary Language Instruction on the Web

Afroz Taj’s video-driven web-based language program for elementary instruction in Urdu, funded by Title VI International Research and Studies Program of the US Department of Education and the North Carolina Consortium for South Asia Studies.

Darvazah – http://taj.chass.ncsu.edu/urdu/

A Door into Hindi: Elementary Language Instruction on the Web

Afroz Taj’s video-driven web-based language program for elementary instruction in Hindi, funded by Title VI International Research and Studies Program of the US Department of Education and the North Carolina Consortium for South Asia Studies.

A Door into Hindi – http://taj.chass.ncsu.edu/

Persian in Context: Elementary and Intermediate Language Instruction on the Web

Dwight Stephen’s web-based language program for elementary and intermediate instruction in Persian, funded by the Title VI NRC Program of the US Department of Education and the North Carolina Consortium for South Asia Studies.

http://fll.chass.ncsu.edu/persian/

Study Abroad: Summer in India Program

Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced Hindi are offered during UNC’s Summer in India Study Abroad Program, based at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi.

http://www.unc.edu/~taj/summ.htm

 


 

South Asian Summer Language Institute (SASLI)

NCCSAS collaborates in US Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center sponsored summer intensive language program at the University of Wisconsin http://www.wisc.edu/sasli/.

The NCCSAS and the other US Department of Education’s Title VI National Resource Centers for the Study of South Asia sponsor an intensive South Asian summer Language Institute for first, second, and third year instruction in the Less Commonly Taught Languages. First Year languages taught are Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan, and Urdu; Second Year Languages taught are Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan, and Urdu; Third Year languages taught are Nepali and Tibetan. For teachers of language, special instruction in language pedagogy will be routinely offered. For more information contact J. Mark Kenoyer, Summer Program Director, SASLI, sasli@southasia.wisc.edu.

South Asia Language Resource Center

NCCSAS collaborates in US Department of Education Title VI Language Resource Center for South Asia located at the University of Chicago:http://salrc.uchicago.edu/

The NCCSAS is a collaborator in the US Department of Education’s Title VI Language Resource Center for South Asia based at the University of Chicago. This center focuses on collaborative research on issues of language pedagogy, compiling existing resources for the less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) and the almost never taught languages (ANTLs), developing digital tools for language pedagogy and language-based research, and creation of tests for assessment of language proficiency.

For more information, contact SALRC at salrc@uchicago.edu. To view the project see http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/su/southasia/lrc/.

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