DC Internationals MESALI

Washington DC International School and Institute -- Foreign Language Classes, Morocco Cultural Trips, and Performances

Morocco Cultural Trip Open to the Public: October 11-20 2024

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Next Session: Jan. 29 - Apr. 1 2024

Now accepting enrollment for Critical Languages Institute (online) FLAS (online), and High School program (online).

Urdu 2 Normal

Tue/Thu 6:00—9:00PM
Academic Goals: 

Urdu 2 Normal, 60 hours, requires strong knowledge of all materials covered in MESALI Urdu 1 Normal and or its equivalent. Like the Intensive 90 hour course, this course will seriously challenge students, and provide an impressive wide-range of significant linguistic advancement in a short amount of time. In just 10-11 weeks, students will roughly achieve more than the knowledge, skills, and aptitude developed in 1.5 to 2 semesters spent at most four year universities, at merely a fraction of the cost. Students often take MESALI Intensive and Normal courses, in order to place into higher university language classes, to place out of language requirements and or prepare for language proficiency exams. This method provides university students more time to focus on other university requirements and courses, and saves students money.

Urdu 2 assumes a working knowledge of the alphabet, the present and past tenses, noun-adjective phrases and beyond. One should have a basic ability to read, write and speak basic sentences. Hand outs and lessons on the white boards will guide the class progress, while tailoring class to the students’ needs. Please write ross@dcinternationals.com to arrange an individualized assessment and subsequent proper placement.

In addition to the material passed out at each class, there will be thorough classroom conversation. The students will be expected to purchase the course materials. Starting in the second class, each student will make a presentation to the class. There will be weekly quizzes, to reflect vocabulary acquisition and grammar.