HINDI 1

HND1001

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is designed for people with little or no previous knowledge of Hindi. Primary emphasis will be placed on developing the proficiency necessary to converse with native speakers on a variety of subjects. The Hindi script is introduced and topics covered include: asking questions, forms of greetings, shopping, introducing one's self, train travel, family life, health issues, village life, planning trips, studying in college and popular media. At the end of this subject students should be able to read and write basic Hindi and take part in simple conversations. It is recommended that student take AST1IJI and AST1ICI with this subject.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorIan Woolford

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HND1DBA, HND1BEA, HND1BE1, HND2BE1, HND3BE1

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsElementary HindiPrescribedR. Delacy and S.JoshiTUTTLE
ReadingsElementary Hindi WorkbookPrescribedR. Delacy and S.Joshi.TUTTLE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Awareness of and participation in the target language and cultural aspects of Hindi speaking areas of India

Activities:
Tutorial participation, homework, lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

02. Develop communicative skills through pair and group work activities

Activities:
Oral work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Speaking (Speaking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

03. Develop lifelong learning skills

Activities:
Tutorial participation, homework, lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

04. Integrating discrete learning to produce a new meaningful whole by participating in class, doing homework and completing assessment

Activities:
End of semester written test
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

05. Learn to read and write one script system and write short texts

Activities:
Tutorial, participation, homework
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)

06. Participate in communicative activities in class, and related creative study in homework and assessment activities

Activities:
Tutorial participation, homework, written tests
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Speaking (Speaking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

07. To find, critically evaluate and manage the information they retrieve from dictionaries and grammar summaries and to begin to apply understanding and synthesis.

Activities:
Tutorial participation, homework
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

08. To speak about names, professions, exchange greetings and information

Activities:
Tutorial participation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Speaking (Speaking)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorIan Woolford

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Homework exercises (equivalent to 400 words)10 02, 04, 05, 06
Weekly 5-minute quiz (equivalent to 400 words)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
Weekly tutorial exercises (equivalent to 400 words)10 02, 04, 05, 06
final one-hour examination (equivalent to 1000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
mid term one-hour examination (equivalent to 1000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
one 10-minute oral and aural test (equivalent to 800 words)20 02, 04, 05, 06