HINDI 4

HND2004

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject we continue our journey with the development of listening and reading comprehension skills and will focus on the development of active language skills in both oral and written forms. This includes the study of modern Hindi grammar and vocabulary, and training in and reflection on language learning strategies which will be provided every week. We will also study two Hindi stories written by ASHK. We will explore issues related to the parallel Sanskrit and Urdu vocabularies, the structure of complex sentences and the use of idioms and proverbs. Students will also reflect on concepts such as perceptions of the partition of India and Pakistan and how they are dealt with in literature and popular culture and will watch Bhag Milkha Bhag film based on this topic.

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 HND2003 or HND2BEA or HND1BE3 or HND2BE3 or HND3BE3

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HND1BE4, HND2BE4, HND3BE4

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.BhatiaOUTLEDGE

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:
Life-Long Learning
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving
Teamwork
Speaking
Inquiry/ Research
Ethical & Cultural Awareness

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
Inquiry/ Research
Writing
Teamwork
Critical Thinking

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:
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Teamwork
Speaking
Inquiry/ Research

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:
Inquiry/ Research
Writing
Life-Long Learning
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Critical Thinking
Teamwork

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:
Creative Problem-solving
Speaking
Life-Long Learning
Writing
Inquiry/ Research
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Teamwork
Critical Thinking

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:
Life-Long Learning
Speaking
Creative Problem-solving
Inquiry/ Research
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Critical Thinking
Teamwork
Writing

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorIan Woolford

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One hour final exam (1000 word equivalent)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Two Written projects (400 words equivalent)20 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
weekly quizzes (800 word equivalent)10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06