What is the course about?
To enable students to converse in basic everyday situations in Hindi and also to introduce them to the written form of the language.
What will we cover?
Introducing yourself, talking about your family, saying what you do and where you live, numbers, reading and writing the Hindi alphabet.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- introduce yourself and greet people
- talk about where you’re from and what you do
- talk about your family
- recognise and be able to write some Hindi script.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Suitable for complete beginners. Also suitable for students who have attended a short intensive course in Hindi or have a basic knowledge of the language but who would like to start again from the beginning, consolidate and progress rapidly.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Communicative approach with the emphasis on speaking and listening skills. Methods include question and answer, pair and group work, role play. Please note students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Textbook & CD pack: Teach Yourself Beginner’s Hindi by Rupert Snell.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Hindi 1: module 2 starting in January.
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