- 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
This course introduces the intermediate level of Hindi listening and reading comprehension skills and spoken and written communication skills. Vocabulary skills are deepened by exploring compound noun formation in words of Sanskrit and Urdu origin in Hindi. Students will learn how Hindi speakers use a range of variant forms alongside standard Hindi in their speech and the ways in which this forms part of how Hindi speakers express identity. The skills needed to read and understand long and complex Hindi sentences are developed through reading a variety of text genres such as film and news magazine articles and a selection of modern Hindi short stories. Cultural contexts covered in the texts include topics such as, the Hindi film industry, caste and community identities, memories of India’s gaining independence, and coming of age in India and the impact of change in India.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge at an Intermediate level of Hindi to:
1. Speak and write confidently in Hindi, demonstrating knowledge of regional forms and compound noun formations.
2. Read and discuss common themes in a range of text types, such as magazines, newspapers, and literature, using appropriate sentence structures.
3. Communicate with urban and rural Hindi speakers about personal lives and world views.
4. Demonstrate an ability to read, discuss, and analyse current affairs coverage in India.
Proficiency equivalent: CEFR B1
This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.
Indicative Assessment1. Participation 10% (Learning outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4)
2. Four quizzes 10% (2, 3, 4)
3. Homework 30% (1, 2, 3, 4)
4. Mid term oral - 15 minutes 10% (1, 2, 4)
5. Mid term test - 90 minutes 15% (1, 2, 4)
6. Final oral - 15 minutes 10% (1, 2, 3, 4)
7. Final test - 90 minutes 15% (1, 2, 3, 4)
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WorkloadThree hours per week.
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Prescribed TextsTeaching materials will be provided via Wattle
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3335||19 Feb 2018||27 Feb 2018||31 Mar 2018||25 May 2018||In Person||N/A|
|5182||19 Feb 2018||27 Feb 2018||31 Mar 2018||25 May 2018||Online||N/A|