Calgary Board of Education

 
Punjabi Courses

Did you know that Punjabi is spoken as a first language by more than 100 million people in the world?

The Punjabi language and culture three-year (3-Y) program is intended for students who are beginning their study of Punjabi language and culture in senior high school. However, for those students who already have some knowledge of Punjabi or a family connection to the culture, this course may provide the opportunity to maintain contact with the language, culture and heritage. This course will explore Punjabi language and culture through communication in reading, writing, listening and speaking in Punjabi.

Punjabi Language and Culture 10 (3-Y)

5 Credits
Prerequisite: None


The Punjabi Language and Culture Three-Year (3-Y) Program is intended for students who are beginning their study of Punjabi language and culture in senior high school. However, for those students who already have some knowledge of Punjabi or a family connection to the culture, this course may provide the opportunity to maintain contact with the language, culture, and heritage. The course will explore Punjabi language and culture through communication in reading, writing, listening, and speaking in Punjabi.

Punjabi Language and Culture 20 (3-Y)

5 Credits
Prerequisite: Punjabi Language and Culture 10 (3-Y) or equivalent


A continuation of Punjabi 10, this intermediate level course explores the Punjabi language and culture in more detail with a more comprehensive emphasis and development on primary communication skills.

Punjabi Language and Culture 30 (3-Y)

5 Credits
Prerequisite: Punjabi Language and Culture 20 (3-Y)

This is a continuation of Punjabi 20. This advanced level course explores the Punjabi language and culture in more detail with a more comprehensive emphasis and development on primary opportunities to further develop their communication skills in Punjabi language, and to increase their confidence in applying them in a variety of practical situations including contexts related to future employment.

 

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