Hindi beginners : module 2/3

Course Dates: 27/04/20 - 06/07/20
Time: 18:30 - 20:30
Location: EC Euston
Tutors:

Continue learning to speak Hindi and develop your listening and speaking skills in this communicative class which emphasises the practical use of the language. You should have completed module 1 or equivalent. Based on Teach Yourself Beginner's Hindi.

Description

What is the course about?

The course aims to give students a basic knowledge of Hindi, enabling them to understand how the language works and to start communication in Hindi in various situations.

What will we cover?

The course will cover some of the following topics: Talking about your daily routine, needing and wanting things, your
likes and dislikes; talking about the present and future, make plans to meet a friend or colleague, ordering food in a restaurant, shopping, basic directions .

Grammar:
Present imperfective tense-habitual aspect
Present continuous tense –progressing aspect.
Negative sentences
Useful verbs and irregular verbs
Possessive pronoun(detail)
Imperative
To have –ke paas.
Oblique noun and pronoun
Needing and wanting.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- talk about your hobbies, likes and dislikes

- talk about your daily routine

- asking for things in a shop

- ordering food in a restaurant.

- make plans to meet a friend or colleague

- basic directions.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Students should have completed Hindi beginners module ½ , an introduction course or have an equivalent knowledge of the language. This course is at a slightly faster pace than our regular courses as it is part of our 3 modules in 2 terms courses.
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.

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?

Textbook & CD pack: Teach yourself - Get started in Hindi , Absolute Beginner Course Dr Rupert Snell
ISBN 978 1 4441 7468 7.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Your teacher will advise you. These are possibilities:

Hindi 2, module 1.
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.

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The course has given me a great opportunity to develop my Hindi skills and continue practicing.
The tutor always facilitates a friendly learning environment and everyone has enjoyed the course.
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Review by Florence / (Posted on 26/06/2019)
Tutor Biographies
Sabrina Osborne

Sabrina graduated from Aligarh Muslim University, India with a BA in Hindi & Sanskrit in 1990 and was awarded three University Gold Medals. Sabrina then went on to study Fine Art for a BFA & MFA in 1994 and 1996 respectively from Delhi University, India and an MA in Art Practice at Goldsmiths College, London University in 2007-9. Sabrina has 7 years of experience in teaching Hindi- her first language. She enjoys using audio/visual resources and activities in language teaching along with her own original teaching materials. Her in-depth knowledge of the language and teaching experience with specially designed lessons make her lessons very enjoyable. Her cultural inputs and anecdotes provide a deeper understanding of her fascinating country - India. Her research interests include contemporary Hindi in urban/rural settings and in Bollywood. She is also a proofreader for Hachette. Recently she reviewed the Hindi Grammar book for Routledge.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

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Course Code: LHN29

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Mon, eve, 27 Apr - 06 Jul '20

Duration: 10 sessions (over 11 weeks)

Full fee: £199.00
Senior fee: £199.00
Concession: £121.00

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