What is the course about?
This course will help you improve your Hindi. This is a second year course, in which you will develop more fluency in every day situations.
What will we cover?
Parts of the body (in more detail)
Directions (in more detail)
Greeting and responding to greetings
Formal and informal ways of addressing people
Describing people and objects.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- introduce yourself and greet people (more in detail)
- talk about yourself
- say what happened in the past
- say what will happen in the future
- talk about your hobbies.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Suitable for learners who have completed Hindi 2: module 1 or have a similar knowledge.
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/self-assess-your-level
You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables). It would also be helpful if you had some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course is based on the communicative approach:
- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate
Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Coursebook :'Get Started in Hindi' by Rupert Snell.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Hindi 2: module 2.
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