• 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
  • Course convener
    • Rina Singh
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
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This course completes the development of the intermediate level of Hindi listening and reading comprehension skills and spoken and written communication skills. Through the study of the selected texts students also deepen their understanding of how the use words drawn from Urdu and Sanskrit in Hindi are characteristic of different genres of Hindi texts. Students will also have opportunities to examine how different authors and genres employ a range of variant forms of grammar and how this impacts on understanding and analyzing a range of Hindi texts. Genres studied may include, spoken and recorded interviews, popular broadcast media and film related materials. Literary texts covered may include short stores from leading Hindi authors such Prem Chand and Upendranath Ashk and contemporary Hindi authors.   

Learning Outcomes

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 Upper Intermediate level of Hindi to:
1. Speak and write confidently in Hindi, with appropriate use of a range of genres and registers that include those related to Urdu and Sanskritic Hindi.
2. Apply a complete knowledge of Hindi grammar, including common variants in understanding and analysing different forms of written and spoken texts.
3. Listen or view and evaluate broadcast genres such as spoken word, TV, and cinema.
4. Demonstrate an ability to read, discuss, and analyse standard modern Hindi literary texts.

Other Information

Proficiency equivalent: CEFR B1+

This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.

Indicative Assessment

1. 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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Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course students must have completed HIND3500 or a language placement proficiency test. Students cannot enrol in this course if they have already completed HIND3002 or HIND6600.

Prescribed Texts

Teaching materials will be provided via Wattle




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:
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.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $2820
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4320
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8322 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A

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