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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.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorIan Woolford

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Subject rules

Prerequisites HND2003 or HND2BEA or HND1BE3 or HND2BE3 or HND3BE3


Incompatible subjects HND1BE4, HND2BE4, HND3BE4

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsA practical Hindi-English dictionaryPrescribedChaturvedi, M. and Tiwari, B. (eds)NATIONAL PUBLISHING HOUSE 1994
ReadingsAn English-Hindi dictionaryPrescribedBulke, K.S. CAND AND CO. 1984
ReadingsOpen Learning Australia course Hindi 22PrescribedFriedlander, P.LA TROBE UNIVERSITY 1999

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