First Year Hindi Course Part Two




van Olphen, Herman

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Hindi Urdu Flagship




This book (part 2) is for use in the second semester of a University Hindi course after completion of the introductory books, ~ Wi/fitJcn/ (Beginners Hindi) and~ 4/6'i/~Rlcn (First-year Hindi Course) part 1. Four audio cassettes accompany this text; they include most of the text, answers to the exercises, and materials from 31 ICfil ~1c:uoft (All-India Radio), mostly short excerpts of news broadcasts and commercials. Like part 1, this book is also divided into six parts; each part is introduced by a film song and a conversation taken from Conversational Hindi-Urdu by Gumperz and Rumery(~ SP:fll~l'1, f~~l, ~ .... .... 'E.~~). At the end there is the script of a cooking videotape (31TS:lf' 1SfFfT a/rtl~l/) and a summary of the verb forms. At the University of Texas this text is supplemented by the following materials: 1. 'iff ~!tJJt.t rrr[ ef77r' (New Directions, New People), by F.C. Southworth, S.K. Gambhir, and Vijay Gambhir, a set of twenty Hindi videotapes accompanied by scripts. South Asia Center, 811 Williams Hall, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305. [Volume I (Episodes 1-10) is used with this book.] 2. Authentic Materials for Developing Reading Comprehension in Hindi and Listening Comprehension in Hindi--Novice Level, Intermediate Level (with accompanying videotape) available from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), 6 Executive Plaza, Yonkers, N.Y. 10701-6801. [These materials are distributed in loose-leaf form so that teachers can choose those portions that they wish to use. ]

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