• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Hindi
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Peter Friedlander
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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In this introductory course students begin to develop basic listening and reading comprehension, as well as oral and written Hindi communication skills.  The course provides an introduction to the writing system of Hindi and basic Hindi grammar and training in language learning strategies. Students are introduced to life and cultures of the Hindi-speaking societies and principles of intercultural communication.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will:

1. have a good basic knowledge of the sound system and script of the Hindi language.

2. be able to produce and comprehend various types of simple sentences/ expressions.

3. be able to communicate in Hindi in situations involving every day life and limited topics.

4. have obtained some basic knowledge about Indian cultures and peoples.

5.  have developed good self-study skills for Hindi language learning.

6. demonstrate generic skills, eg, critical thinking, written and oral communication, teamwork.

Other Information

All students with previous 'language experience or exposure' are required to take a language placement test to determine their language proficiency in order to ensure enrolment into the language course at the most appropriate level. 

 

The Course Convenor, in consultation with the Language Convenor will move students into an appropriate level course if students are deemed to be of a different proficiency level. Students are also encouraged to consult their course convenors immediately upon if they find that their proficiency level differs from that expected by the course.


As language courses are sequential, this may mean that students can only commence their language course in the following semester.

Indicative Assessment

Three outside-class written assignments (each 600 word  equivalent) – 1800 words - 45%

Ten weekly quizzes, (40 words each) - 400 words - 10%

One 1-hour in-class mid-semester test -                15%

One 10 minute final oral presentation - 15%

One 1-hour in-class final-semester test - 15%

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Workload

Five contact hours per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

You cannot enrol in this course if you have already completed HIND1002, 1006, or 1008.

Prescribed Texts

Teaching materials will be provided via Wattle

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
2057 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 Online or In Person
Online
3164 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 Online or In Person

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