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Prem Pahlajrai
Seattle Campus

Intermediate Hindi

Systematic expansion of vocabulary and grammar. Intermediate-level prose and poetry readings. Oral drills. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: HINDI 321. Offered: W.

Class description

The second-year Hindi sequence at the University of Washington is designed to help the student develop ability in Hindi with regard to each of speaking, reading, writing, and listening comprehension.

Student learning goals

Learning to converse in Hindi on a significantly more sophisticated level than one can after first-year Hindi.

To read a diversity of non-technical Hindi texts and online material.

To write grammatical and comprehensible expository prose.

To expand ones ability to follow spoken Hindi.

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Hindi 321.

Class assignments and grading

The final grade for HINDI 322 will be based upon the following factors: written homework assignments [25%]; quizzes [25%]; final examination [25%] class preparation & participation (attendance, memorization of conversations, preparation of readings, etc.) [15%]; and final project [10%]. The quizzes will comprise two one-hour written exams, two oral exams, and weekly vocabulary quizzes & dictations.

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.
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Last Update by Prem Pahlajrai
Date: 01/02/2010