- Code HIND6600
- Unit Value 6 units
This course has an emphasis on understanding contemporary Hindi-Urdu public discourse. It continues with the development of listening and reading comprehension skills and with the development of oral and written communication. Students will learn and practise how to write a extended texts in Hindi-Urdu and how to give a class presentation with an academic content.
The course continues the study of twentieth century Hindi-Urdu literature and engages students in the study of topical issues in contemporary Hindi-speaking societies. In particular it also includes research on the role of newsmedia and Bollywood in contemporary South Asian cultures world wide. Furthermore, the course provides students with learning opportunities in the area of intercultural communication.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students, both UG&PG, will be able to:
1. Select an appropriate formulation from a broad range of language to express him/herself clearly, without having to restrict what he/she wants to say.
2. Use the language for academic purposes, e.g. essay writing with appropriate referencing
3. Read and analyse longer texts and relate them to Hindi-Urdu speaking cultures.
4. Understand current affairs in the Hindi-Urdu speaking communities, and analyse and critique them
5. Conduct a small research project in Hindi. This includes developing research questions, finding relevant literature about the chosen topic, and structuring and writing a research essay.
6. Demonstrate generic skills, e.g., critical thinking, written and oral communication, research, teamwork.
Three outside-class written assignments - 600 words each equivalent - 45%
Five fortnightly quizzes - 200 words each equivalent - 25%
Three 10 minute oral presentations (recorded for assessment and feedback) - 30%
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Three hours per week
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8507||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|