Hindi beginners: module 3

Course Dates: 19/04/21 - 05/07/21
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: Online
Tutors: 
Continue learning Hindi and develop your listening and speaking skills in this communicative course which emphasises the practical use of the language. Suitable if you have completed module 2 or equivalent.
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 £179.00 Senior fee £179.00 Concession £109.00

Course Code: LHN13

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Mon, eve, 19 Apr - 05 Jul '21

Duration: 10 sessions (over 12 weeks)

Or call to enrol:020 7831 7831

Any questions? languages@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2644

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What is the course about?

The course aims to give you a basic knowledge of Hindi, enabling you 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?

Talking about likes, dislikes and hobbies,saying what you need in a hotel, talking about the present and immediate future, describing your surroundings.

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

- talk about likes and dislikes
- make plans to meet a friend or colleague
- describe your home or office
- express what you need and want
- express your abilities
- express wishes/ holiday plans
- buy tickets
- read and write basic sentences in Hindi
- grammar: oblique pronoun, cahiye, present continous tense, adjectives, modal verbs, sakna, adverbial poostposition.

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

Students should have completed Hindi 1: module 2, or have an equivalent knowledge of the language.

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?

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 2: module 1.

Kamlesh Arora

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.