What is the course about?
The aim of this course is to introduce students to basic oral communication skills in Hindi; to give them the opportunity to practice these skills in a variety of day to day situations; to promote interest in and awareness of the language and its culture today.
What will we cover?
greetings, sharing personal information (name, occupation and nationality), apologising and showing
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- greet other people
- say your name, nationality and occupation
- apologise and show gratitude.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This is a taster for complete beginners. No previous knowledge of Hindi necessary.
For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide, or at http://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/Languages/74. You will also need to be able to understand basic spoken and written information in English (e.g. simple instructions, course documents) and be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time etc).
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Classroom activities will include: repetition of words and sentences, individual work, pair work, group work, role-plays and mingling activities.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on the tutor's own materials.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Hindi 1: module 1 in September.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details