• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Hindi
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Peter Friedlander
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
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This course continues with the development of listening and reading comprehension skills and with the development of oral and written communication. This includes a review and extension of basic Hindi grammar and vocabulary, and training in and reflection on language learning strategies. The course focuses also on the study of a range of texts - appropriate to the language level - about life and cultures of Hindi speaking communities. Topics covered include, talking about events in the past and describing habits and travel, ongoing actions and activities such as cooking and preparing foods, future activities such as making travel plans, telling the time and understanding Indian calendar systems, discussing possible and probably events in relation to urban and rural life, language forms for expressing potential capabilities and discussing abilities and skills. Furthermore, the course engages students in exploring opportunities in the area of intercultural communication and the understanding the cultures of Hindi speaking communities.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, all students will be able to:

1. To have further basic knowledge of the sound system and script of the Hindi language.

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

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

4. To have obtained further basic knowledge about Indian cultures and peoples.

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

6. Demonstrate generic skills, e.g., 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

To enrol in this course you must have completed HIND1100, HIND1008 or HIND1001 and HIND1006. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed HIND1003 or 1007.

Prescribed Texts

Teaching materials 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

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
2024 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person
Online
3746 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 Online

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