• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Hindi
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages, Cultural Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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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.
The course introduces students to contemporary film and culture in Hindi speaking communities and engages students in the study of topical issues in contemporary South Asia. It also provides students with learning opportunities in the area of intercultural communication.
 
 

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Have developed the linguistic skills to move from a basic knowledge of Hindi to a more complex intermediate level understanding, with a particular focus on oral and aural skills, allowing learners to understand and participate in a variety of everyday situations in Hindi.  

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

3. Have developed better language-learning strategies

4. Have consolidate grammatical and communicative understanding of introductory Hindi and begin to develop functional skills at an intermediate level.  

5. Have learned and reflected on a variety of socio-cultural information useful to intermediate learner of Hindi.

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


Indicative Assessment

 

Three outside-class written assignments - each 600 word  equivalent - 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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Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed HIND6200 or equivalent. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed HIND2300 or 2002.

Prescribed Texts

 

 

Prescribed Texts: 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

 

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
2701 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

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