- Code HIND6300
- Unit Value 6 units
- 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
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.
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.
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
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
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3529||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|