Hindi beginners: module 2/3

Course Dates: 25/04/22 - 04/07/22
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: Online
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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 beginners module 1/2 or equivalent.This course is at a slightly faster pace than our regular courses as it is one of our 3 modules in 2 terms courses.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £115.00

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Course Code: LHN15

Started Mon, eve, 25 Apr - 04 Jul '22

Duration: 10 sessions (over 11 weeks)

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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.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

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; shopping ; ordering food in a restaurant; talking about the present and immediate future, make plans to meet a friend or colleague.
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
Oblique pronoun
Needing and wanting.

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

- talk about your daily routine
- times of day and days of the week
- talk about likes and dislikes
- make plans to meet a friend or colleague.
- ask for items and prices in a shop
- order food in a restaurant
- express what you need and want
- express your abilities
- read and write basic sentences in Hindi
- grammar: Present imperfective & continuous tense, oblique noun & pronoun, Imperative, cahiye, modal verbs- saknaa.

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

Students should have completed Hindi beginners module 1 / 2 , an introduction course or have an equivalent knowledge of the language.
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?

Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Please check with the tutor before purchasing the book.
The suggested textbook & CD pack is Teach yourself - Get started in Hindi , Absolute Beginner Course Dr Rupert Snell
ISBN 978 1 4441 7468 7
ISBN 978 1 4441 7468 7.

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

Hindi 2: module 1.

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 9 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.She also teaches Sanskrit language at City Lit.

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.