HINDI 4

HND2004

2021

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.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorIan Woolford

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesEngage in creative activities related to the study of a range of Hindi texts, including reading, writing, role play and creative activities

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesHND2003

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsHND1BE4 OR HND2BE4 OR HND3BE4

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

The Routledge Intermediate Hindi Reader

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorN.Sharma and T.Bhatia

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOUTLEDGE

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorR.S.McGregor

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOUP

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Learn how to converse on topics of common occurrence in Hindi speaking areas
02. Learn how to engage in Enquiry and evaluate complex sources before applying synthesis and understanding at a foundational level
03. Learn how to select appropriate readings, analyse topics and develop relevant language forms
04. Learn to write and read intermediate level texts using a vocabulary of around one and a half thousand words
05. Develop an awareness of the importance of socio-cultural skills
06. The ability to engage in communicative language learning strategies

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorIan Woolford

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 30 - 42
One 3.00 h lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One hour final exam (1000 words equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Two Written projects (400 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One hour mid-term exam (1000 words equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Oral and aural test (800 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Weekly quizzes (800 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6