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Arya, Nidhi Instructor

Positions

Teaching

courses taught

  • HIND 1010 - Beginning Hindi 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Provides a thorough introduction to the modern Hindi language, emphasizing speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. This course is proficiency-based. Activities aim to place the student in the context of the native-speaking environment from the very beginning. Students will be provided with opportunities to participate in local South Asian cultural events.
  • HIND 1020 - Beginning Hindi 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Continuation of HIND 1010. Provides a thorough introduction to the modern Hindi language, emphasizing speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Proficiency-based course aims to place the student in the context of the native-speaking environment from the beginning of the course. Provides opportunities to participate in local South Asian cultural activities and events.
  • HIND 2110 - Intermediate Hindi 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Emphasizes speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and culturally appropriate language use.
  • HIND 2120 - Intermediate Hindi 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Continuation of HIND 2110. Enhances students' speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and culturally appropriate language use.
  • HIND 3110 - Advanced Hindi 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Emphasizes speaking, listening and conversational fluency in Hindi, with a focus on cultural appropriate expression and practical knowledge.
  • HIND 3120 - Advanced Hindi 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Continuation of HIND 3110. Emphasizes reading, listening, and speaking fluency in Hindi/Urdu, with a focus on literary, cinematic and cultural themes in modern and contemporary Hindi/Urdu media and culture. Thematic focus of the course may change each semester. An effort will be made to encourage students to put their language skills into literary and cultural context.

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)