|Required Sequence: LANG165 & LANG 166|
Spring 2014 not offered
|Certificates: South Asia Studies|
With more than 330 million speakers in India alone, Hindi is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. The course will focus on the acquisition of grammar and vocabulary with an emphasis on communication skills and cultural understanding.
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Text: Teach Yourself Hindi, Rupert Snell. Introduction to Hindi Grammer, Usha R. Jain. Websites for Hindi learning. Teach Yourself Hindi for Beginner. English-Hindi, Hindi-English Dictionary By Joseph W. Raker & Rama Shankar Shukla.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Weekly in-class diagnostic tests will be given in a form of short written quizzes, dictation and spelling, speaking practices and listening exercises; a mid-term and final exams will be given in the assigned dates. In addition, home work assignments are given three times a week.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course will focus on developing proficiency in Hindi by addressing all skills of language learning: reading, writing, listening and speaking. Throughout class activities, assignments and with the use of authentic materials, students will gain an understanding of new cultural concepts and values that will help them develop intercultural literacy.
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