Hindi (HNDI)

HNDI Class Schedule

Courses

HNDI 115   Language and Culture in India   credit: 3 Hours.

Same as LING 115 and RLST 115. See LING 115.
This course satisfies the General Education Criteria for:
UIUC: Non-Western Cultures

HNDI 201   Elementary Hindi-Urdu I   credit: 5 Hours.

Introduction to the Hindi/Urdu language; includes conversation with a native Hindi/Urdu-speaking tutor under the direction of a linguist instructor, and a minimum of formal grammar and Devanagari writing; introduction to Arabic-Persian script by arrangement. Participation in the language laboratory is required.

HNDI 202   Elementary Hindi-Urdu II   credit: 5 Hours.

Second term of spoken Hindi/Urdu; includes conversation with a native Hindi/Urdu-speaking tutor under the direction of a linguist instructor, formal grammar based on conversational materials, and work on written Hindi; concentration on written Urdu by arrangement. Participation in the language laboratory is required. Prerequisite: HNDI 201.

HNDI 403   Intermediate Hindi I   credit: 4 Hours.

First term of second year of the Hindi language, including drill for more advanced conversational fluency; introduction to a greater variety of styles and levels of discourse and usage; and increasing study of the written language and more formal grammar. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: HNDI 202 or equivalent.

HNDI 404   Intermediate Hindi II   credit: 4 Hours.

Concentration on ability to engage in reasonably fluent discourse in Hindi, on comprehensive knowledge of formal grammar, and on ability to read ordinary texts in Hindi. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: HNDI 403 or equivalent.

HNDI 405   Advanced Hindi I   credit: 3 Hours.

Course for advanced knowledge of spoken and written Hindi. Participation in the language laboratory is required. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: HNDI 404 or consent of instructor.

HNDI 406   Advanced Hindi II   credit: 3 Hours.

Course for advanced knowledge of spoken and written Hindi with emphasis on modern Hindi literature and language. Participation in the language laboratory is required. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: HNDI 405 or consent of instructor.

HNDI 408   Intro to South Asian Lit   credit: 3 Hours.

Introduces selected literatures of South Asia in a cross-cultural and comparative perspective: emphasizes relating literary texts and trends to the historical, sociocultural, political, and literary contexts of the subcontinent. Texts for South Asian languages are offered in English translation; in addition, there will be texts by South Asian authors written in English. Knowledge of a South Asian language not required. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: Consent of course coordinator.

HNDI 412   Business Hindi   credit: 3 Hours.

Study and analysis of Business Hindi in a wide variety of contexts and settings (from Metropolitan to rural). 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: HNDI 403 or higher or consent of instructor.