- Code HIND3500
- 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
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Peter Friedlander
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
First Semester 2017
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This course has an emphasis on understanding different registers of usage in Hindi-Urdu, in relation to Bollywood cinema, contemporary news media and literary traditions. 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 extended texts in Hindi and how to give persuasive class presentations. The course introduces students to contemporary Hindi-Urdu popular literatures and media and engages students in the study of topical issues in contemporary Indian communities. Furthermore, it 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:
- Express themselves clearly and without much sign of having to
restrict what they want to say in Hindi-Urdu.
- To be able to produce and comprehend various types of
- Use the language for academic purposes, e.g. composition
writing in Hindi.
- Read and analyse cultural texts and relate them to Hindi-Urdu
- Demonstrate an understanding of popular culture in Hindi-Urdu speaking communities and analyse and critique them.
- Demonstrate generic skills, e.g., critical thinking, written and oral communication, research, teamwork.
Indicative AssessmentThree outside-class written assignments (each 600 word equivalent) – 1800 words - 45%
Four quizzes (100 words each) – 400 words – 10%
One 1-hour in-class mid-semester test - 15%
One 15 minute final oral presentation - 15%
One 1-hour in-class final-semester test - 15%
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3335||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|