• 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 Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2019
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This course introduces the advanced beginner level of Hindi listening and reading comprehension skills and spoken and written communication skills. Students will be made aware of the ways in which Hindi vocabulary reflects shared traditions drawn from different sources such as Urdu and Sanskrit languages. Sentence constructions covered allow students to talk about not only when events occur but also different ways to describe how events occur. The course also covers, complex sentences with more than one clause, and talking about how actions can occur, be done, or be caused to be done. Conversational contexts covered include, talking about rural and urban life, development and the challenges for young people in finding employment in India. You can also learn about the celebration of religious festivals and the performance of rituals and the central role of wedding celebrations in Indian life.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Display an understanding of, and use, parallel Hindi and Urdu vocabularies in Hindi.
  2. Understand and use in written and spoken contexts a range of complex sentences and compound verb constructions relating to the manner in which events occur.
  3. Communicate in a wide range of contexts, such as discussing rural and urban life in India and Australia.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the impacts of development and modernity in India.

Other Information

Proficiency equivalent: CEFR A2

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

Indicative Assessment

  1. 1. Participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  2. 2. Four quizzes (10) [LO 1,2,3]
  3. 3. Ten weekly homeworks worth 3 marks each (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  4. 4. Mid term oral -10 minutes (10) [LO 1,2,4]
  5. 5. Mid term test - 90 minutes (15) [LO 1,2,4]
  6. 6. Final oral - 10 minutes (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  7. 7. Final test - 90 minutes (15) [LO 1,2,3,4]

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Workload

On-campus Students  

Each week students are expected to study for five hours as follows:  

1. 30 minutes, before class, studying the written and audio materials for the week  

2. 30 minutes, memorising the written and spoken forms of that week’s class content

3. 180 minutes, participating in 2 x 90 minute classes on campus  

4. 60 minutes, completing weekly exercises  


It is also expected that students should spend at least 5 hours of individual study practising the week’s written and spoken language forms and vocabulary and reviewing feedback on their work.


Online Students  

Each week students are expected to study for five hours as follows:  

1. 30 minutes, before class, studying the written and audio materials for the week  

2. 30 minutes, memorising the written and spoken forms of that week’s class content

3. 180 minutes, participating in 2 x 60 minute classes via Zoom, and accessing a 1 x 60 minute class either live during class, or as a recording via Zoom

4. 60 minutes, completing weekly exercises  


It is also expected that students should spend at least 5 hours of individual study practising the week’s written and spoken language forms and vocabulary and reviewing feedback on their work. 

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course students must have completed HIND1200 or a language placement proficiency test. Students cannot enrol in this course if they have already completed HIND2002 or HIND6300.

Prescribed Texts

Teaching materials will be provided via wattle

Majors

Minors

Fees

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:
1
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.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $3000
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4560
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
On-campus
3064 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person View
ANU Online
4469 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 Online View
OUA Online
4470 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 Online View

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