HINDI 3

HND2003

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is based around developing the skills you need to read modern Hindi texts. By using texts as exemplars of contemporary Hindi language and perspectives on South Asian society, the subject will enable students to access a wide range of modern Hindi usages. We will read modern texts on topics such as the partition of India and Pakistan, traditional urban and rural lifestyles, and contemporary issues related to the caste system. We will also explore issues related to vocabulary, usage and idiom. In addition the subject will focus on the development of active language skills in both oral and written forms. It is recommended that student take AST2MMA with this subject.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorIan Woolford

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HND1002 or HND1BEB or HND1BE2 or HND2BE2 or HND3BE2

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HND1BE3, HND2BE3, HND3BE3, HND2BEA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThe Oxford Hindi-English DictionaryPrescribedR.S.McGregorOUP
ReadingsThe Routledge Intermediate Hindi ReaderPrescribedN.Sharma and T.BhatiaROUTLEDGE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Learn how to converse on topics of common occurrence in Hindi speaking areas

Activities:
communicative interactions with fellow students and others with class and tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking
Teamwork
Creative Problem-solving
Life-Long Learning
Inquiry/ Research
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Critical Thinking

02. Learn how to engage in Enquiry and evaluate complex sources before applying synthesis and understanding at a foundational level

Activities:
engage in creative activities related to the study of a range of Hindi texts, including reading, writing, role play and creative activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Critical Thinking
Inquiry/ Research
Teamwork
Writing
Life-Long Learning

03. Learn how to select appropriate readings, analyse topics and develop relevant language forms

Activities:
activities that promote the construction of intermediate level dialogues and stories
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Inquiry/ Research
Speaking
Critical Thinking
Teamwork
Creative Problem-solving

04. Learn to write and read intermediate level texts using a vocabulary of around one and a half thousand words

Activities:
reading and writing passages from prescribed texts
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork
Writing
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Life-Long Learning

05. develop an awareness of the importance of socio-cultural skills

Activities:
engage in communicative activities and study and analyse communicative contexts amongst Hindi speakers
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Speaking
Creative Problem-solving
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Life-Long Learning
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Teamwork

06. the ability to engage in communicative language learning strategies

Activities:
in class activities foster the ability to network and develop problem solving approaches
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research
Speaking
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Writing
Creative Problem-solving
Teamwork
Critical Thinking
Life-Long Learning

Subject options

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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

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one hour final exam (1000 word equivalent)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one hour mid term exam (1000 word equivalent)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
oral and aural test (800 word equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
tutorial exercises (400 words equivalent)10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
weekly reading and writing quizzes (800 word equivalent)20 02, 03, 04, 05, 06