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HAW 202: Intermediate Hawaiian II (4 credits)

Course Description

Continuation of HAW 201. Further refinement of basic language skills including vocabulary development beyond the 201 level. Increased control over structures and idioms. Includes readings about history, culture, and diverse forms of literature. (4 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for HAW 201 or consent of instructor.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Listen and sustain comprehension of connected discourse on a variety of topics.
  • Demonstrate oral and written proficiency in grammatical patterns of greater complexity, with a working vocabulary of some 2, 000 words, plus idiomatic expressions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to initiate, sustain and close a general conversation with a number of strategies appropriate to a range of circumstances and topics.
  • Demonstrate a basic familiarity with Hawaiian verbal art forms; ‘ōlelo no‘eau, mele, oli, pule, mo‘olelo, and ka‘ao.

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