Undergraduate | LTU-HND3005 | 2024
Hindi 5: Media Hindi
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Hindi 5: Media Hindi
About this subject
On successful completion you will be able to:
- Apply a language and cultural studies perspective to local and global issues
- Apply ethical and cultural awareness to different areas of language usage
- Evaluate diverse positions on an area of Hindi media
- Present a brief and persuasive argument on an area of usage in Hindi in Indian media
- Produce a sustained, complex written report on an area of Hindi usage in Indian media
- Produce an original, well-researched response to different areas in the use of Hindi in media
- Summarise research and arguments on an area of Hindi media
- Indian Language and Culture
- Indian Politics
- Hindi Social Media
- Dalit Literature
- Hindi Autobiography
This subject will focus on the ways in which Hindi is used in Bollywood films and in TV broadcasting across a wide range of contexts typical of contemporary Hindi media. Drawing on film and broadcast sources as well as secondary print literature students will explore the ways in which Hindi media engages with the interaction between traditional Indian cultural values and contemporary international influences. Language areas addressed will include the development of the skills needed for reading, writing and translation of different genres of media Hindi and the development of relevant conversation skills. Teaching will be in a 3 hour workshop format which will include lectures on Hindi in Indian media, discussion of the distinctive features of Hindi use in media, creative activities and group work. Assessment will include activities related to language skills and the preparation of a report, in Hindi, on a selected area in Hindi media.
This subject includes live sessions with the expectation of student attendance and participation.
- Weekly Homework assignments (1200 words equivalent) (30%)
- Oral presentations (800 words equivalent) (20%)
- Written report on usage in media (1200 words equivalent) (30%)
- Exam with oral and written components (800 words equivalent) (20%)
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Past La Trobe University students who have completed HND1BE5 (Beginners Hindi 5: Media Hindi) or HND2BE5 (Beginners Hindi 5: Media Hindi) or HND3BE5 (Beginners Hindi 5: Media Hindi) or HND3BEA (Media Hindi) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.
No additional requirements
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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