Varieties of Hindi

University of the South Pacific

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Varieties of Hindi

  • Host University

    University of the South Pacific

  • Location

    Suva, Fiji

  • Area of Study

    Hindi, Indigenous Languages

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    LL171 or LL172

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    There are two components to this course: a more advanced study of the Hindi language, and the use of Hindi according to the mode of communication and the relationship between the user and the audience. The latter will deal with the characteristics of Hindi used for different purposes, such as formal and informal communication, instructions, administration, sports commentary, journalistic reportage, advertising, political speeches, religious functions. The course will also examine the relationship between standard Hindi and Fiji Hindi.

Course Disclaimer

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