Learning a New Language Posted by Nitya on Mar 22, 2017 in Hindi Language
When I learn a new language, I am great at mastering grammar. Written and reading proficiency in a language comes easily to me. However I get tongue-tied and start scrambling for vocabulary when it’s time to speak. There is plenty of research out there that will point you to various approaches to learning a new language and almost all agree that opportunities for conversation are the best means of acquiring a new language or building on it.
A blog is a written medium, and as such untenable to spoken conversation. However, from time to time I will dig back into past blogs and toss together exercises and activities that will prompt you to jog your memory of past lessons.
Take a shot at the following exercises and post your responses in the comments section. Was it challenging? Too easy? Want more? It’s always great to hear feedback.
TASK 1 : Translate the following paragraph into Hindi. All words have been addressed in previous posts.
My grandmother is very sweet. She is clever and short-tempered/angry, too! She is not very fair or tall. She drinks a lot of hot tea. She loves to go to the market and buy expensive mangoes. She is 90 years old.
TASK 2 : In the following list, match Column A with Column B.
TASK 3 : From the following list of words, find pairs that go together.
बुखार किराना ड़ाकिया अस्पताल
परिचय दूकान परिवार पत्र
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