- Programs of Study
What are the courses offered at Saint Louis University?
We offer a sequence of three courses, namely Hindi I, II, and III. This sequence satisfies the foreign language requirement of the College of Arts and Sciences of Saint Louis University.
Hindi/Urdu I: (Credit 3, Prerequisites: none)
Reading, writing, speaking and oral comprehension of Hindi/Urdu at an elementary level. Elementary grammar. Stress on developing good vocabulary. Learning phrases useful in daily life and while traveling in India. Writing summaries of Hindi movies in English. Special arrangement for teaching Urdu writing outside the class.
Hindi II: (Credit 3, Prerequisites: Hindi I or Instructor's permission)
Reading, writing (essays, stories, summaries of Hindi movies, etc.), and speaking. Intermediate grammar.
Hindi III: (Credit 3, Prerequisites: Hindi II or Instructor's permission)
Reading, writing and speaking at an advanced level, with introduction to modern Hindi literature.