ASIANLAN 417 - Advanced Hindi I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
ASIANLAN 216 or 217 or by assignment of ASIANLAN 417 by Placement.
May be elected twice for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:

ASIANLAN-417 is a continuation course of ASIANLAN-216. This continuing proficiency-based course focuses on developing advanced language skills alongside cultural knowledge. Students will learn complex structures used in descriptions, narrations, discussions, and supporting opinions in culturally and contextually appropriate manners. The course materials include literary texts, newspaper articles/reports, movie reviews, audio/video clips, and interviews. The target language cultures and traditions are discussed with a view to develop their understanding of the region. Students are familiarized with the regional and social varieties of the standard language. Since this course is repeatable, the materials and the topics/themes change according to the needs and interests of students.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe and narrate short scenes/stories
  • Cope with some difficult situations.
  • Discuss issues and support/oppose opinions
  • Read and understand some news/articles/blogs
  • Explain and reflect on the concept of culture through comparisons

Course Requirements:

Homework Assignments, Attendance and Class Participation, Quizzes, Project, Midterm and Final Exam

Intended Audience:

This course is designed for students who have successfully completed ASIANLAN 216 or 417 or placed into it by exam.

Class Format:


ASIANLAN 417 - Advanced Hindi I
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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