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Dr. Joel Brereton, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Fall 2003

HIN 384 • 1-Advanced Reading, Composition and Conversation I

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
28030 W
5:00 PM-8:00 PM
PAR 10
Van Olphen

Course Description

Course objective: to practice the four skills, speaking, reading, listening and writing and bring these skills up to the level required for field work in India. For speaking practice, there will be oral reports and the class will be conducted in Hindi as much as possible. For reading practice, we will read examples of modern Hindi fiction, including the following stories: "Sac bolne kii bhuul" by Yashpal "Baadshaah" by V. Agrawal "Hiroshima" by Agyey. "Kafan" by Premchand "Usne Kahaa Thaa" by Guleri "Ande ke chilke" by Mohan Rakesh "Adhikaar kaa Rakshak" by Upendranath Ashk "Punchlight" by Phanishwarnath Renu. For listening, there will be some excerpts from Hindi movies and for the practice of writing and grammar there will be regular essay assignments.

Grading Policy

Essays 30% Class 30% Exams 40%

Texts

Sheela Verma, A Course in Advanced Hindi R.S. Mc Gregor, Outline of Hindi Grammar

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