• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Hindi
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Peter Friedlander
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2014
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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 the study of modern Hindi grammar and vocabulary, and training in and reflection on language learning strategies. It introduces students to the Nastaliq script used for writing Urdu and explores the relationships between Hindi and Urdu languages and literatures. The course introduces students to contemporary Hindi-Urdu literature, film and culture with a focus on post independence history of the India and Pakistan countries. Students will also reflect on concepts such as perceptions of the partition of India and Pakistan and how they are dealt with in literature and popular culture.
 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will:

1. Develop the linguistic skills—both grammatical and communicative—to move from an intermediate level of Hindi towards an advanced level of understanding.

2.  Develop the listening and oral skills you need to understand and participate in everyday conversation in Hindi and progress to more discussion involving opinions and abstract ideas. 

3.  Develop the language learning strategies needed to engage with ‘real’ media

4.  Demonstrate that they have learned about and reflected on a variety areas of socio-cultural information useful to intermediate/advanced learners of Hindi-Urdu.

5.  Engaged with the learning of the Nastaliqu script for Urdu language and develop skills needed to understand the relationship between Hindi and Urdu.

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


Indicative Assessment

Three outside-class written assignments – 1800 words - 45%

Ten weekly quizzes - 40 words each - 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

Three hours per week.

 

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed HIND6300 or equivalent. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed HIND2400 or 2002.

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. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution 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
1994-2003 $1164
2004 $1926
2005 $2190
2006 $2190
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2592
2004 $2916
2005 $3234
2006 $3240
2007 $3240
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8558 21 Jul 2014 01 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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