Hindi teaching resources - summary
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And those interested in Urdu as well may wish to check out a terrific
maintained by Prof. Frances Pritchett at Columbia University:
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>VYAKARAN: South Asian Languages and Linguistics Net
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>Dear Vyakaran subscribers:
>In response to several requests, I am sending this compendium of answers to
>my query about materials suitable for elementary and intermediate Hindi.
>Thanks to the following colleagues for providing information: Richard Barz,
>Tej Bhatia, Clancy Clements, Seema Khurana, Tatiana Oranskaia, Harold
>Schiffman, Ruth L. Schmidt, Ghanshyam Sharma, Ariann Stern. [ Hope I
>haven’t missed anyone :) ]
>N.B. This is certainly not a complete list of what's available.
>I have have tried to standardize references, but haven't checked them all.
>I've anonymously quoted "..." or summarized [...] comments on individual
>Barz, Richard K and Y.K. Yadav. 2000. An Introduction to Hindi and Urdu.
>New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal, New Delhi:2000. ISBN 81 215 0605 0
>Barz, Richard K and Y.K. Yadav. 1994. Hindi Exercise Manual. Canberra:
>available through South and West Asia Centre, Australian National
>University [ANU], Canberra 0200) with set of audio cassettes ISBN 0 646
>22395 X (book) and 0 646 22394 1 (cassettes).
>Bhatia, Tej K. 1996 Colloquial Hindi: the complete course for beginners
>(book+tapes). London/New York: Routledge.
>Bhatia, Tej K. and Ashok Koul. 1996. Colloquial Urdu: the complete course
>for beginners (book+tapes). London/New York: Routledge.
>Caldwell Smith, R. and S.C.R. Weightman and the principal and Teachers of
>the Landour Language School, Mussorie. 2003. Introductory Hindi Course
>with companion CD, New edition. Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal
>â[good] for textsâ?
>Gambhir, Surendra K. 1983. Spoken Hindi-Urdu: With Emphasis on Intonation
>in Natural Conversation. Madison: Department of South Asian Studies:
>Universities of Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. ISBN 091002328X.
>Hook, Peter Edwin. 1979. Hindi Structures: Intermediate Level with
>Drills, Exercises and Key. Ann Arbor: Center for South and Southeast
>Jagannathan, Vii. Raa. 1991. SvayaM Hindi SiikhEN, in 2 parts, with
>audiocassets. Delhi: JANEPA 1991
>âgood for texts, but they should be radically reorganised.â?
>Jain, Usha. 1995. Introduction to Hindi Grammar. Berkeley: Center for
>South Asia Studies. ISBN 094461325X.
>Jain, Usha. 1999. Intermediate Hindi Reader. Berkeley: Center for South
>Asia Studies. ISBN 087725351X.
>McGregor, R.S. 1992. Urdu Study Materials. Delhi: Oxford UP. [This
>has information for Hindi, too.]
>McGregor, R. S. ca. 2000 Outline of Hindi Grammar, with exercises. Delhi:
>âa good grammar.â?
>[use for grammar in combination with Shapiro 1989, and Caldwell Smith et.
>al 2003 for texts]
>Shapiro, Michael A Primer of Modern Standard Hindi. 1989 [reprint 1994]
>New Delhi: Motilal Banarasidass.
>“…without any Hindi text. It is very rich and well written but without
>any key to exercisesâ?
>“very good and the most accurate in terms of scope and depth of
>Snell Rupert and S. Wheightman. 2000. Teach yourself Hindi, 2nd ed.
>McGraw-Hill/Contemporary Books; (Book and Cassette edition available)
>“doesn't like it very much. Some exercises are useful. The gramm.
>explanations are often wanting.â?
>“first edition … quite useful, but the second edition … is full of
>both grammatical and semantic.
>âhave been using for many years along with [Jain 1995]â?
>âsupplemented by Michael Shapiro's booksâ?
>Snell, Rupert. 2000. Beginner’s Hindi Script. Lincolnwood, IL:
>NTC/Contemporary Publishing. 0658009109
>Barz, Richard K et al. [Australian National University Supplementary Hindi
>Pritchett, Frances. Some useful sources on Hindi/Urdu language and
>Shankar, Jishnu. Feb. 2003. Materials and URL's for Hindi
>South Asia Language Resource Center, HINDI WORKSHOP: Pedagogical Materials
>Triangle Consortium. Door into Hindi.
>UCLA Language Materials Project, www.lmp.ucla.edu.
>University of Pennsylvania Hindi Program: Web based Hindi Materials
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