This advanced Hindi-Urdu language course aims to improve students’ command of modern spoken Hindi 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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Express themselves clearly and with minimal signs of having to restrict what they want to say in Hindi-Urdu.
2. Have substantially improved their fluency and 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, e.g., critical thinking, written and oral communication, research, teamwork.
Four outside-class written assignments - 1200 word equivalent per assignment - 45%
Ten quizzes - each 200 equivalent 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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Three hours of lectures in the morning and workshop sessions in the afternoon five days per week in a city in northern India. The course will be held in January and February for a period of six weeks. Emphasis is on improvement of conversational skills in Hindi.
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.
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- 12 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|1589||01 Jan 2015||23 Jan 2015||23 Jan 2015||31 Mar 2015||In Person||N/A|