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- Converse on topics of common occurrence in Hindi speaking areas
- Engage in enquiry and evaluate complex sources before applying synthesis and understanding at a foundational level
- Select appropriate readings, analyse topics and develop relevant language forms
- Write and read intermediate level texts using a vocabulary of around one and a half thousand words
- Develop an awareness of the importance of socio-cultural skills
- • Indian language and culture.
- • Hindi Grammar.
- • Conversational Hindi.
- • Hindi social media.
- • Bollywood cinema.
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
Past La Trobe University students who have completed HND1BE3 (Beginning Hindi 3) or HND2BE3 (Beginning Hindi 3) or HND3BE3 (Beginning Hindi 3) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.
No additional requirements
This subject is based around developing the skills you need to read modern Hindi texts. By using texts as exemplars of contemporary Hindi language and perspectives on South Asian society, the subject will enable you to access a wide range of modern Hindi usages. We will read modern texts on topics such as the partition of India and Pakistan, traditional urban and rural lifestyles, and contemporary issues related to the caste system. We will also explore issues related to vocabulary, usage and idiom. In addition the subject will focus on the development of active language skills in both oral and written forms. It is recommended that student take AST2MMA with this subject.
- Tutorial exercises (400 words equivalent) (10%)
- One hour final exam (1000 word equivalent) (25%)
- Oral and aural test (800 word equivalent) (20%)
- One hour mid term exam (1000 word equivalent) (25%)
- Weekly reading and writing quizzes (800 word equivalent) (20%)
Current study term: 26 Feb 23 to 26 May 23
Textbook information is pending.