This intensive course is for students with a solid Intermediate proficiency in Uzbek who wish to begin developing advanced speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Students will broaden their familiarity with Uzbek and Central Asian culture through work with authentic materials and media, through participation in Uzbek language extracurricular activities.
Students who complete the course successfully will develop advanced skills and will reach a global proficiency of Intermediate High/Advanced Low or better. They will able to function easily in a Uzbek-speaking environment. They will be able to understand news, videos, podcasts, chats, stories, etc. with ease, and interact confidently with native speakers.
Students who fulfill the course requirements will complete the equivalent of the 3rd-Year Uzbek curriculum in the Department of Central Eurasian Languages at Indiana University and will have a solid foundation for travel or advanced study.