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Heidi R. Pauwels
Seattle Campus

Intermediate Hindi

Systematic expansion of vocabulary and grammar. Intermediate-level prose and poetry readings. Oral drills. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: HINDI 313. Offered: A.

Class description

This course is designed to help improve the studentsí grammatical insight in Modern spoken standard Hind•, their reading abilities, aural/oral, and writing skills, and building their vocabulary.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Grammar lecture, drills, readings, conversation in pairs and classically

Recommended preparation

Hindi 311-3 or equivalent

Class assignments and grading

Preparation of grammar readings Weekly homework vocabulary quizzes 2 written and one oral test reading preparation conversation preparation 3 short essays

1. Written homework: 40% application of the grammar studied: 9 homework assignments, 100 pts each. development of writing skills: 3 essays, of 100 pts. 2. Class participation, oral work and reading: 30% class participation (preparation and cooperation through drill sessions): 150 pts. discussion (preparation and cooperation during conversation sessions): 150 pts 3. Tests and final exam: 30% one oral test and two written tests on grammar: 100 pts each final exam (oral and written): totalling 200 pts dictations and vocab quizzes during the year: 100pts total

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Heidi R. Pauwels
Date: 10/06/2003