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TURK 0150 Introduction to the Languages of Central Asia

This is a survey course that introduces students to the main languages spoken in Central Asia. Various Turkic languages would be introduced in this course: Kazakh, Uzbek, Kyrgyz, or Azeri. Students will be able to start their introduction to the languages that support the study of Central Asian region. The language study will facilitate student research in topics like politics, history, and cultural events. This course aims to generate interest in the languages and studies of Central Asia spanning different periods of its history, with a focus on linguistic forms and cultural activities.