• 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 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.   

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills 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.

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) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  2. Four quizzes (10) [LO 2,3,4]
  3. Ten weekly homeworks worth 3 marks each (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  4. Mid term oral -15 minutes (10) [LO 1,2,4]
  5. Mid term test - 90 minutes (15) [LO 1,2,4]
  6. Final oral - 15 minutes (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  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 HIND2400 or a language placement proficiency test. Students cannot enrol in this course if they have already completed HIND3002 or HIND6500.

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
3066 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person View
ANU Online
4473 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 Online View

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