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SOAS Language Centre

Hindi Beginners Course

duration:
One-year course with 3 terms, 10 weeks per term, 2 hours per week

2017 Entry requirements

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Overview

Mode of Attendance: Part-time

The aim of the course is to provide a thorough introduction to contemporary Hindi. By the end of the course, students will have covered basic grammatical constructions and acquired an essential working vocabulary allowing them to communicate within a limited range of situations in which learners are likely to find themselves. The language is presented together with the cultural context in which it is used so that learners are able to appreciate such things as appropriateness and linguistic etiquette when interaction takes place in the target language.

Method

The course is taught in English and Hindi with coverage of the four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing, and a balance between communicative activities, structure practice and grammar. Class size is normally limited to fifteen to allow intensive practice.

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Materials

Course materials, if not supplied, are not included in the fee but can be purchased from SOAS bookshop bookshop@soas.ac.uk. Please see under the syllabus tab for course content and materials.

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