Hindi 4C

Course Code SL23
Tutor Kamlesh Arora
Wednesdays, for 11 weeks
1800-2000
Full fee £109, Conc fee £48

Who is The course For

You should have studied Hindi for 3 or 4 years, or have reached an equivalent language level through interaction with native spekers. You may join at any time if you have sufficient knowledge of Hindi.
To join, it is expected that you are relatively fluent in all language skills and have fully reached B1 level of competency in the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR). Please use our self assessment.

What Does The Course Cover

An opportunity to continue developing and improving your knowledge of Hindi – revision, consolidation; extension and practice using wide range of the topics and subjects. You will build up your confidence in all four skills with the emphasis on speaking and listening. This course provides students with the essential grammar and necessary vocabulary to conduct their affairs in Hindi speaking areas at a social and professional level. We begin by setting out the main structures you have already learnt and then to proceed further to the other complex structures of the language by covering topics such as: current affairs, travel and transport, hobbies and interests, culture and society, customs and traditions & topics from everyday life.
You will be working towards CEFR B2.
- Understand extended speech and lectures and follow even complex lines of argument provided the topic is reasonably familiar. Understand most TV news and current affairs programmes. Understand the majority of films in standard speech.
- Read articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular attitudes or viewpoints. Understand contemporary literary prose.
- Interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible. Take an active part in discussion in familiar contexts, accounting for and sustaining my views
- Present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to my field of interest. Explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
- Write clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects related to my interests. Write an essay or report, passing on information or giving reasons in support of or against a particular point of view.

Write letters highlighting the personal significance of events and experiences
- Use a range of past, present and future tenses as well as conditional tenses.

 

What Will It be Like

The emphasis on the course will be on developing confidence in speaking and reading and so the activities used will be communicative. There will be small group work, pair work, whole group discussion and debate, roleplay, games, presentations by the tutor and the students, video, audio and the use of internet.
We assess your learning in order to recognise and record your progress and achievement (RARPA). This is done through continuous dialogue, correction of homework and active listening, tutor’s feedback oral or written, feedback on your worksheets or assignments, your own views, peer or pair assessments through role play activities. A structured assessment will take place at the end of the course.

What Else Do You Need to Buy Or Do

The emphasis on the course will be on developing confidence in speaking and reading and so the activities used will be communicative. There will be small group work, pair work, whole group discussion and debate, roleplay, games, presentations by the tutor and the students, video, audio and the use of internet.
We assess your learning in order to recognise and record your progress and achievement (RARPA). This is done through continuous dialogue, correction of homework and active listening, tutor’s feedback oral or written, feedback on your worksheets or assignments, your own views, peer or pair assessments through role play activities. A structured assessment will take place at the end of the course.