What is auditing?

Auditing or "listening in" offers access to some ANU undergraduate courses (lectures only).

The Centre for Continuing Education offers access to approved ANU undergraduate courses for people who want to listen in to lectures without actually enrolling as a degree student. Auditors (listeners) do not generally require any special qualifications except for those courses where prerequisites are necessary - this can be ascertained by consulting the current ANU Undergraduate Handbook.

Audit students may not sit formal examinations. An Audit enrolment guarantees admission only to lectures. Attendance at lectures will under no circumstances be accepted as credit towards a degree program. Auditors may seek permission from the faculty to attend tutorials (subject to space being available), additional fees may apply.

Mon 23 Jul 2018 - Fri 26 Oct 2018

TBA

12 Sessions
10 spots remaining.

This course completes the development of the advanced beginner level of Hindi listening and reading comprehension skills and spoken and written communication skills. In relation to vocabulary you gain familiarity with how Hindi uses different ranges of words for the same idea according to the context in which people are speaking. Sentence constructions include looking at how to express ideas like one action happening while another is occurring, describing how actions are performed in different contexts, such as when narrating an account of events, and distinguishing between the active and passive modes of expression. Conversational contexts covered include talking about the Hindi film industry, travel inside and outside India and the role that Hindi plays in education. Cultural contexts described include, the importance of song, dance and music in Hindi cinema and pressures of life in modern Indian cities such as Mumbai. 

Learning Outcomes

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge at an upper Advanced Beginner level of Hindi to: 
1. Display an understanding of, and use, formal and informal vocabulary registers.
2. Understand and use a full range of complex sentences, including passive formations.
3. Communicate in written and spoken contexts about wide-ranging issues such as cultural practices, politics, and society and be able to understand and compose short texts on topics such as employment and popular culture.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary cultural, social, and political issues in India.

What is auditing?

Auditing or "listening in" offers access to some ANU undergraduate courses (lectures only).

The Centre for Continuing Education offers access to approved ANU undergraduate courses for people who want to listen in to lectures without actually enrolling as a degree student. Auditors (listeners) do not generally require any special qualifications except for those courses where prerequisites are necessary - this can be ascertained by consulting the current ANU Undergraduate Handbook.

Audit students may not sit formal examinations. An Audit enrolment guarantees admission only to lectures. Attendance at lectures will under no circumstances be accepted as credit towards a degree program. Auditors may seek permission from the faculty to attend tutorials (subject to space being available), additional fees may apply.

Mon 23 Jul 2018 - Fri 26 Oct 2018

TBA

12 Sessions
10 spots remaining.

This course completes the development of the intermediate level of Hindi listening and reading comprehension skills and spoken and written communication skills. Through the study of the selected texts students also deepen their understanding of how the use words drawn from Urdu and Sanskrit in Hindi are characteristic of different genres of Hindi texts. Students will also have opportunities to examine how different authors and genres employ a range of variant forms of grammar and how this impacts on understanding and analyzing a range of Hindi texts. Genres studied may include, spoken and recorded interviews, popular broadcast media and film related materials. Literary texts covered may include short stores from leading Hindi authors such Prem Chand and Upendranath Ashk and contemporary Hindi authors.   

Learning Outcomes

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge at an Upper Intermediate level of Hindi to: 
1. Speak and write confidently in Hindi, with appropriate use of a range of genres and registers that include those related to Urdu and Sanskritic Hindi.
2. Apply a complete knowledge of Hindi grammar, including common variants in understanding and analysing different forms of written and spoken texts.
3. Listen or view and evaluate broadcast genres such as spoken word, TV, and cinema.
4. Demonstrate an ability to read, discuss, and analyse standard modern Hindi literary texts.

What is auditing?

Auditing or "listening in" offers access to some ANU undergraduate courses (lectures only).

The Centre for Continuing Education offers access to approved ANU undergraduate courses for people who want to listen in to lectures without actually enrolling as a degree student. Auditors (listeners) do not generally require any special qualifications except for those courses where prerequisites are necessary - this can be ascertained by consulting the current ANU Undergraduate Handbook.

Audit students may not sit formal examinations. An Audit enrolment guarantees admission only to lectures. Attendance at lectures will under no circumstances be accepted as credit towards a degree program. Auditors may seek permission from the faculty to attend tutorials (subject to space being available), additional fees may apply.


No dates are currently scheduled.

This course is a part of the new agreement that ANU has with Open Universities Australia to deliver 6 Asian language courses online. This language will now only be accessible through OUA and will not form a part of the ANU Audit program from Semester 2, 2018.

For full information, please visit: https://www.open.edu.au/subjects



No dates are currently scheduled.

This course is a part of the new agreement that ANU has with Open Universities Australia to deliver 6 Asian language courses online. This language will now only be accessible through OUA and will not form a part of the ANU Audit program from Semester 2, 2018.

For full information, please visit: https://www.open.edu.au/subjects/

No dates are currently scheduled.

* This course is offered in Semester 1

Hindi opens the door to understanding India in countless ways, whether your interests are in travel, music, culture, arts, cinema, dance or literature. What is more Hindi and Urdu are closely related sister languages so whatever you learn in first year Hindi provides a basis for speaking both Hindi and Urdu. Hindi script is also easy to learn and reading and writing are taught as an integral part of first semester s  tudy. Many students of Hindi are people who want to learn more about India or people of South Asian heritage wanting to explore in depth their cultural connections. Hindi is taught as a communicative language at ANU and classes provide ample opportunities to learn the four skills of comprehension, expression, reading and writing. There are also extensive online materials which support learning first year Hindi at ANU.

For Hindi course enquiries email Peter Friedlander at peter.friedlander@anu.edu.au

Learning outcomes

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge at an Advanced Beginner level of Hindi to:

  1. Display an understanding of, and use, parallel Hindi and Urdu vocabularies in Hindi.
  2. Understand and use in written and spoken contexts a range of complex sentences and compound verb constructions relating to the manner in which events occur.
  3. Communicate in a wide range of contexts, such as discussing rural and urban life in India and Australia.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the impacts of development and modernity in India.

What is auditing?

Auditing or "listening in" offers access to some ANU undergraduate courses (lectures only).

The Centre for Continuing Education offers access to approved ANU undergraduate courses for people who want to listen in to lectures without actually enrolling as a degree student. Auditors (listeners) do not generally require any special qualifications except for those courses where prerequisites are necessary - this can be ascertained by consulting the current ANU Undergraduate Handbook.

Audit students may not sit formal examinations. An Audit enrolment guarantees admission only to lectures. Attendance at lectures will under no circumstances be accepted as credit towards a degree program. Auditors may seek permission from the faculty to attend tutorials (subject to space being available), additional fees may apply.  

No dates are currently scheduled.

* This course is offered in Semester 1

Hindi opens the door to understanding India in countless ways, whether your interests are in travel, music, culture, arts, cinema, dance or literature. What is more Hindi and Urdu are closely related sister languages so whatever you learn in first year Hindi provides a basis for speaking both Hindi and Urdu. Hindi script is also easy to learn and reading and writing are taught as an integral part of first-semester study. Many students of Hindi are people who want to learn more about India or people of South Asian heritage wanting to explore in depth their cultural connections. Hindi is taught as a communicative language at ANU and classes provide ample opportunities to learn the four skills of comprehension, expression, reading and writing. There are also extensive online materials which support learning first-year Hindi at ANU.

For Hindi course enquiries email Peter Friedlander at peter.friedlander@anu.edu.au

Learning outcomes

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge at an Intermediate level of Hindi to: 

  1. Speak and write confidently in Hindi, demonstrating knowledge of regional forms and compound noun formations.
  2. Read and discuss common themes in a range of text types, such as magazines, newspapers, and literature, using appropriate sentence structures.
  3. Communicate with urban and rural Hindi speakers about personal lives and world views.
  4. Demonstrate an ability to read, discuss, and analyse current affairs coverage in India.

What is auditing?

Auditing or "listening in" offers access to some ANU undergraduate courses (lectures only).

The Centre for Continuing Education offers access to approved ANU undergraduate courses for people who want to listen in to lectures without actually enrolling as a degree student. Auditors (listeners) do not generally require any special qualifications except for those courses where prerequisites are necessary - this can be ascertained by consulting the current ANU Undergraduate Handbook.

Audit students may not sit formal examinations. An Audit enrolment guarantees admission only to lectures. Attendance at lectures will under no circumstances be accepted as credit towards a degree program. Auditors may seek permission from the faculty to attend tutorials (subject to space being available), additional fees may apply.