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Undergraduate | ANU-HIND1200 | 2024

Hindi 2

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Delve further into Hindi as you develop your reading, writing, and speaking. Begin to understand how stress and intonation are used for expression. Get insight into cultural contexts and grow your understanding of the everyday life of Hindi speakers. 

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
14 weeks

Start dates

  • 24 July 2024
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Hindi 2

About this subject

  • On satisfying the requirements of this subject, students will have the knowledge at an introductory level of Hindi to:

    • Recognise and appropriately employ patterns of stress and emphasis in Hindi speech.
    • Read and write Hindi with a correct understanding of word formation and an ability to write compound words and verb formations.
    • Develop and demonstrate an active Hindi vocabulary of around 1000 items and a passive Hindi vocabulary of 1500 items.
    • Demonstrate the use of a broad range of sentences, structures, and tenses related to the past, present, and future for everyday situations in written and spoken Hindi.
    • Confidently speak about your own experiences and background with Hindi-speakers.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of how Indian cultures and traditions influence Hindi communication.

Entry requirements

Prior study

To help set you up for success before you start this subject, we suggest completing or having equivalent knowledge in:


Completion of HIND1100 Hindi 1 or demonstration of equivalent level through completion of a placement test. Students with prior knowledge of the language will be required to take a placement test. Students are not permitted to enrol in a subject that is lower than the level they achieve in the placement test, or a lower level than a subject they have already completed. Students without the appropriate level of proficiency for ANU-HIND1200 (Hindi 2) will be withdrawn from this subject and we will recommend an alternative subject at the correct level.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - To successfully engage in this subject students will need the following: • Laptop or computer • Computer camera (either inbuilt or webcam) • Headset or headphones with microphone • Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browser • Reliable internet access • Access to a scanner or smartphone
  • Other requirements - In order to achieve these learning outcomes, each week students are expected to study for five hours as follows: 1. 60 minutes (2x 30 mins) of pre-class preparation. This includes reading the relevant portions of the textbook, watching pre-recorded lectures, and preparing questions for class. 2. 50 minutes (10-15 mins daily) memorising vocabulary and course content. 3. 180 minutes of classroom time, participating in 2 x 90-minute classes online. 4. 60 minutes, post-class completing weekly exercises and assignments. It is also expected that students should spend an additional 5 hours of individual study practising the week’s written and spoken language forms and vocabulary and reviewing feedback on their work. Prescribed Texts *This textbook will be used for Hindi 1, 2, 3, & 4 The prescribed textbook is available in two formats. The print version is recommended; however, students can choose to buy the enhanced eBook + audio but there has been reports of technical problems with eBook. Option 1 -- Print Version Snell, Rupert, and Simon Weightman. 2016. Complete Hindi. Teach Yourself. London: John Murray Publishing. (ISBN: 978-1-4441-0683-1) Option 2 -- "Enhanced eBook + Audio" Snell, Rupert, and Simon Weightman. 2017. Complete Hindi: Beginner to Intermediate Course: Enhanced eBook. John Murray.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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