Books: A course in
modern Hindi through TV for advanced students.
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Date: 03-Jun-2014 From: Ulrich Lueders
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Hindi through TV for advanced students.
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Title: A course in modern Hindi through TV for
Subtitle: टी.वी. के माध्यम से आज की हिंदी सीखने
का कोर्स. हिंदू धर्म
Series Title: LINCOM Language Coursebooks
Publisher: Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom-shop.eu
Author: Shlomper Genady
Paperback: ISBN: 9783862884858 Pages: 212
Price: Europe EURO 48.80
A lot of Hindi-teaching books for beginners
have been published, either serious text-books,
or simple self-teaching guide-books.
Unfortunately very little is done for the
advanced students. This book is designated for
the advanced students who completed their
initial steps in mastering Hindi and are
familiar with Hindi grammar. It is a unique
course, because it is based exclusively on
video news in Hindi.
Not a single teaching book can reflect all the
dimensions of the language. Meanwhile we chose
only one, but a very important field of the
social life. The subject of this book is
Hinduism, the prevailing religion in India.
Indian society is very religious. Religious
ceremonies, traditions, beliefs, festivals are
an integral part of the spiritual life of the
This is not a course in Hinduism, but a book
that acquaints students with the vocabulary of
Hinduism. Without it the knowledge of Hindi is
incomplete. The book consists of five chapters
(Temples, Pilgrimage, Festivals, Saints,
Hinduism and the modern society) and 37
lessons. Each lesson contains three video
clips. This teaching book will not only provide
you with the necessary vocabulary, but will
teach you to understand speech, because it
abounds with video exercises. It can be useful
for every student of Hindi and helpful for
ISBN 9783862884858. LINCOM Language Coursebooks
16. 212pp. + 37 video lessons (DVD). 2014.
Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological