• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Hindi
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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In this introductory course students begin to develop basic listening and reading comprehension, as well as oral and written Hindi communication skills.  The course provides an introduction to the writing system of Hindi and basic Hindi grammar and training in language learning strategies. Students are introduced to life and cultures of the Hindi-speaking societies and principles of intercultural communication.

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will:

1. have a good basic knowledge of the sound system and script of the Hindi language.

2. be able to produce and comprehend various types of simple sentences/ expressions.

3. be able to communicate in Hindi in situations involving every day life and limited topics.

4. have obtained some basic knowledge about Indian cultures and peoples.

5.  have developed good self-study skills for Hindi language learning.

6. demonstrate generic skills, eg, 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

You may not enrol in this course if you have previously completed HIND1008, 1100 or 6308.

Prescribed Texts

 

 

 

Preliminary Reading

No

Specialisations

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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. 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
2015 $2958
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4350
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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2056 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 Online or In Person N/A
Online
3165 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 Online or In Person N/A

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