Hindi 3: module 2
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LHN32
Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
What is the course about?
This intermediate Hindi course aims to continue developing and improving your knowledge of Hindi – revision, consolidation, extension and practice using a wide range of the topics and subjects that occur in everyday situations. This course, while emphasising conversational use, looks at social and cultural aspects, and the grammatical structure of Hindi.
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.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
-Describing past events.
-Distinguishing regular actions from one-off events.
-Linking verbs in sequence.
-Telling the time.
-Talking about availability: ‘to get’
-Using reflexive pronouns – ‘I myself’
-Talking about ability to do things
-Expressing nuance in verb actions.
-Grammar: Perfective tenses,absolutive, reflexive pronouns, verbs in combination, relative clauses, the verb ‘Milna’, compound verb.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
- Understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency everyday language. - Understand the description of events, feelings and wishes in personal letters.
- Deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Enter unprepared into conversation on topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (e.g. family, hobbies, work, travel and current events).
- Connect phrases in a simple way in order to describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions. Briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
- Write simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. - Write personal letters describing experiences and impressions.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This is an intermediate course. This course provides students the essential grammatical equipment and necessary vocabulary to conduct their affairs in Hindi speaking areas at a social and professional level. A variety of activities and sources are used to stimulate and develop students' linguistic skills. Students are encouraged to discuss and express views on different topics. This course is for students who have completed Hindi 3: moduole 1 at Citylit or have done approximately 150 hours somewhere else and have an equivalent knowledge of Hindi. You will need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. It would be helpful if you had some knowledge of basic grammar terminology: such as: a verb, nouns, adjectives, tenses and conjugations.
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 is Hindi Tutor (Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook) by Naresh Sharm (available from Amazon).
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Hindi 3: module 3.
Mrs Kamlesh Arora is a native speaker of Hindi with many years of teaching experience of Hindi at well-known adult centres, colleges and universities. She is a national Adult Tutors Award Winner. She won ‘ TUTOR OF THE YEAR’ award in the languages category by National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (England & Wales) NIACE.
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.