Hindi beginners: an introduction

Course Dates: 26/04/22 - 28/06/22
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: Online
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Learn the basics of this captivating language. Suitable for complete beginners. Learn to speak Hindi and develop your listening and speaking skills in this communicative class which emphasises the practical use of the language. Suitable for complete beginners.
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: LHN04

Started Tue, eve, 26 Apr - 28 Jun '22

Duration: 10 sessions (over 10 weeks)

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What is the course about?

To enable you to converse in basic everyday situations in Hindi and also to introduce you to the written form of the language.

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?

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
- use Hindi numbers 1-25.

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.

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
Please try: Grant and Cutler - www.grantandcutler.com (020 7734 2012).

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

Hindi beginners: module 2.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.