ERIC Number: ED225797
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Experiencing Indian Languages.
Hansen, Carol; And Others
Intended to provide for the reader a new road to study India, the booklet encourages students to experience the languages of India as an avenue to learning something about its people. The workbook introduces the reader to the languages of India; shows through activities and research the contributions of Indian languages to English; and provides a simulation to elicit discussion about the challenges and advantages of multilingualism in one country. Activities include: listing Indian words used in the English vocabulary, using a dictionary to define Indian words, learning to write numbers in Hindi and students' names in Devanagri Script, counting and singing in Hindi, learning titles of members in the extended family and names of clothing, and reciting poems written in Hindi. (ERB)
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Cultural Context, Dialects, Elementary Secondary Education, English, Hindi, Indians, Language Enrichment, Learning Activities, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Written Language
Associated Colleges of the Midwest-Urban Education Program, 420 W. Wrightwood, Chicago, Ill 60614 ($3.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Associated Colleges of the Midwest, Chicago, IL.