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

Gautami Shah

Senior Lecturer M.S., Purdue University

Contact

  • Phone: 512-475-6033
  • Office: WCH 4.104GA
  • Office Hours: FALL 2014: M W 4-5pm and by appointment
  • Campus Mail Code: G9300

Interests

Language pedagogy (Hindi); Contemporary South Asian literature with a focus on communal conflicts, gender issues, caste, religion and immigrant experiences; Curriculum development; Innovative use of technology in language teaching; Program development; Less commonly taught languages

HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

32320 • Fall 2014
Meets MW 100pm-200pm PAR 1
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Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

32325 • Fall 2014
Meets MW 200pm-300pm MEZ 1.120
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Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

32330 • Fall 2014
Meets MW 300pm-400pm PAR 101
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Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


ANS 372 • Bollywood And Society

32167 • Spring 2014
Meets T 500pm-800pm MEZ 1.122
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May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.  Some topics partially fulfill legislative requirement for American history.  Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

HIN 507 • First-Year Hindi II

32640 • Spring 2014
Meets MW 200pm-300pm CAL 419
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Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Continuation of Hindi 506.  Hindi 604 and 507 may not both be counted; Hindi 507 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Hindi 506 with a grade of at least C.

HIN 507 • First-Year Hindi II

32645 • Spring 2014
Meets MW 300pm-400pm MEZ 1.120
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Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Continuation of Hindi 506.  Hindi 604 and 507 may not both be counted; Hindi 507 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Hindi 506 with a grade of at least C.

HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

32315 • Fall 2013
Meets MW 200pm-300pm MEZ 1.120
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Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

32325 • Fall 2013
Meets MW 100pm-200pm GAR 0.128
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Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


HIN 118 • Practice In Spoken Hindi

32345 • Fall 2013
Meets T 500pm-700pm MEZ 1.122
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Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Instruction and practice in conversation for intermediate-level students.  Two lecture hours a week for one semester.  Prerequisite: Hindi 507 with a grade of at least C.



HIN 507 • First-Year Hindi II

32210 • Spring 2013
Meets MW 100pm-200pm MEZ 1.204
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This course is the second semester First Year Hindi course. It is the continuation of HIN 506 and is open only to students who have passed HIN 506 with the requisite grade or have the instructor's permission to take the course. For students entering without HIN 506, misrepresentation of proficiency level during placement will severely affect the final grade as such a misrepresentation shall be considered to be a case of scholastic dishonesty.  This course is also not open to students who have passed HIN 506 but have been placed in a higher level Hindi course to match their proficiency level. 


With material especially designed for this course, one has plenty of opportunity to play with and explore the language and its parent culture. The course creates an intellectually stimulating atmosphere by drawing on varied academic interests of the participants. Through a combination of graded texts, written assignments, audio-visual material including contemporary Hindi films and songs, and computer based assignments, this course is geared towards increasing oral, aural, written and reading proficiency in the target language. Emphasis is placed on spontaneous self-expression in the language.

Grades shall be based on class participation, weekly homework and essays, quizzes, 2 mid-terms, 1 individual presentation and a final exam.

In addition to MW 1-2pm, this course meets TTh 11-12:30pm. There is also a 1 hour small group conversation requirement for the course. 

HIN 507 • First-Year Hindi II

32215 • Spring 2013
Meets MW 200pm-300pm MEZ 1.204
show description

This course is the second semester First Year Hindi course. It is the continuation of HIN 506 and is open only to students who have passed HIN 506 with the requisite grade or have the instructor's permission to take the course. For students entering without HIN 506, misrepresentation of proficiency level during placement will severely affect the final grade as such a misrepresentation shall be considered to be a case of scholastic dishonesty.  This course is also not open to students who have passed HIN 506 but have been placed in a higher level Hindi course to match their proficiency level. 


With material especially designed for this course, one has plenty of opportunity to play with and explore the language and its parent culture. The course creates an intellectually stimulating atmosphere by drawing on varied academic interests of the participants. Through a combination of graded texts, written assignments, audio-visual material including contemporary Hindi films and songs, and computer based assignments, this course is geared towards increasing oral, aural, written and reading proficiency in the target language. Emphasis is placed on spontaneous self-expression in the language. 

Grades shall be based on class participation, weekly homework and essays, quizzes, 2 mid-terms, 1 individual presentation and a final exam.

In addition to MW 2-3pm, this course meets TTh 2-3:30pm. There is also a 1 hour small group conversation requirement for the course. 

HIN 507 • First-Year Hindi II

32220 • Spring 2013
Meets MW 300pm-400pm MEZ 1.204
show description

This course is the second semester First Year Hindi course. It is the continuation of HIN 506 and is open only to students who have passed HIN 506 with the requisite grade or have the instructor's permission to take the course. For students entering without HIN 506, misrepresentation of proficiency level during placement will severely affect the final grade as such a misrepresentation shall be considered to be a case of scholastic dishonesty.  This course is also not open to students who have passed HIN 506 but have been placed in a higher level Hindi course to match their proficiency level. 


With material especially designed for this course, one has plenty of opportunity to play with and explore the language and its parent culture. The course creates an intellectually stimulating atmosphere by drawing on varied academic interests of the participants. Through a combination of graded texts, written assignments, audio-visual material including contemporary Hindi films and songs, and computer based assignments, this course is geared towards increasing oral, aural, written and reading proficiency in the target language. Emphasis is placed on spontaneous self-expression in the language. 

Grades shall be based on class participation, weekly homework and essays, quizzes, 2 mid-terms, 1 individual presentation and a final exam.

In addition to MW 3-4pm, this course meets TTh 12:30-2:00pm. There is also a 1 hour small group conversation requirement for the course. 

HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

32115 • Fall 2012
Meets MW 200pm-300pm MEZ 1.120
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Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

32130 • Fall 2012
Meets MW 300pm-400pm CAL 419
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Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


HIN 118 • Practice In Spoken Hindi

32148 • Fall 2012
Meets MW 400pm-500pm MEZ 1.122
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Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Instruction and practice in conversation for intermediate-level students.  Two lecture hours a week for one semester.  Prerequisite: Hindi 507 with a grade of at least C.



HIN 507 • First-Year Hindi II

32155 • Spring 2012
Meets MW 200pm-300pm MEZ 2.118
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Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Continuation of Hindi 506.  Hindi 604 and 507 may not both be counted; Hindi 507 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Hindi 506 with a grade of at least C.

HIN 507 • First-Year Hindi II

32160 • Spring 2012
Meets MW 300pm-400pm BEN 1.106
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Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Continuation of Hindi 506.  Hindi 604 and 507 may not both be counted; Hindi 507 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Hindi 506 with a grade of at least C.

HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

32000 • Fall 2011
Meets MW 200pm-300pm MEZ 1.120
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Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

32013 • Fall 2011
Meets MW 300pm-400pm CAL 419
show description

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

32017 • Fall 2011
Meets MW 400pm-500pm CAL 21
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Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


SALTA

The South Asian Language Teachers Association

http://www.saltaweb.org/

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