• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Specialist
  • Course subject Hindi
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career PGRD
  • 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 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, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

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.


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 HIND6100 or equivalent. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed HIND1009 or 2200.

Prescribed Texts

None

Preliminary Reading

N/A

N/A

Assumed Knowledge

N/A

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 $1218
2004 $1926
2005 $2190
2006 $2190
2007 $2298
2008 $2592
2009 $2670
2010 $2718
2011 $2778
2012 $2808
2013 $2808
2014 $2808
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3402
2004 $3816
2005 $3816
2006 $3816
2007 $3816
2008 $3816
2009 $3816
2010 $3942
2011 $3942
2012 $3942
2013 $3942
2014 $3942
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
7589 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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