- Code HIND1008
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Culture History and Language
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Hindi
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
(a) development of conversational skills in Hindi and Urdu;
(b) instruction in reading and writing the Devanagari script as used for Hindi;
(c) explanation of the grammar of Hindi and Urdu;
(d) reading of graded texts in the Hindi script
(e) original compositions in the Hindi script.
As Hindi and Urdu are identical in grammar and basic vocabulary, Hindi 1A in-country provides foundational skills for those interested in learning Urdu.
Course conducted subject to enrolments and availability of in-country convenor
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.
Continuous testing 40%, written assignments 50%, class participation 10%.
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Contact Hours: Hindi 1A: in-country is an intensive course with conversational focus taught in India three hours per day, five days a week for four weeks in June and July.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the School of Culture History and Language to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Prescribed Text: Barz, R.K. and Yadav, Y.K., An Introduction to Hindi and Urdu, Munshiram Manoharlal, New Delhi, 2000
Barz, R.K. and Yadav, Y.K., Hindi Exercise Manual with CD set, South Asia Centre, Canberra, 1994
Bulcke, C., An English-Hindi Dictionary, S. Chand, New Delhi, 1997
McGregor, R.S., The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1993
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