• 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 In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2015
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This intermediate Hindi-Urdu language course aims to improve students' command of modern spoken Hindi-Urdu as well as increase their awareness of the culture in which it is used. The course will bring the students to a level where they are able to engage with real Hindi-Urdu language media on a daily basis. The themes dealt with in the course will differ from year to year but may include such topics as development issues and the environment, youth and communities, sports and leisure.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Express themselves clearly and without much sign of having to restrict what they want to say in Hindi-Urdu.

2. Have an improved fluency in communicative skills in Hindi-Urdu

3. Have a deepened knowledge of the Hindi-Urdu language by looking at it from within India

4. Demonstrate a formal understanding of key grammatical features

5. Attain a level of linguistic sophistication whereby students are able to give oral presentations on aspects of Indian culture.

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

Indicative Assessment

Four outside-class written assignments - 1200 word equivalent per assignment - 45%

Ten quizzes (each 200 equivalent words) – 2000 words - 25%

One 1-hour in-class mid-semester test - 10%

One 10 minute final oral presentation - 10%

One 1-hour in-class final-semester test - 10%


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Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed HIND1200 or HIND1003.

Prescribed Texts

To be announced.

Majors

Minors

Fees

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

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Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
12 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
12.00 0.25000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $5208
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $7152
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
1078 01 Jan 2015 23 Jan 2015 23 Jan 2015 31 Mar 2015 In Person

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