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Hindi 5

Undergraduate | ANU-HIND3500 | 2024

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
14 weeks
Start dates
20 Feb 2024

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Hindi 5

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

    1. Speak and write confidently in Hindi, demonstrating knowledge of regional forms and compound noun formations
    2. Read and discuss common themes in a range of text types, such as magazines, newspapers, and literature, using appropriate sentence structures
    3. Communicate with urban and rural Hindi speakers about personal lives and world views
    4. Demonstrate an ability to read, discuss, and analyse current affairs coverage in India

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 HIND2400 Hindi 4 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 Students without the appropriate level of proficiency for ANU-HIND3500 (Hindi 5) will be withdrawn from this subject and we will recommend an alternative subject at the correct level.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 course students will need the following: • Laptop or computer • Computer camera (either inbuilt or webcam) • Headset with microphone • Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browser • Reliable internet access • Access to a scanner or smartphone
  • Other requirements - Each week students are expected to study for 5 hours as follows: 30 minutes, before class, studying the written and audio materials for the week. 30 minutes, memorising the written and spoken forms of that week’s class content. 80 minutes, participating in 2 x 90 minute dual delivery classes. 60 minutes, completing weekly exercises. It is also expected that students should spend at least five additional hours of individual study practising the week’s written and spoken language forms and vocabulary and reviewing feedback on their work to make up a total of 130 study hours over the semester. The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

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.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

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