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2.5: Study Abroad

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    Formal Conversation: Study Abroad

    Jen is a Hindi student at one of the universities in America and planning to go to India for three months to learn Hindi. In India, she is going to stay with a host family. She is planning to send her host family a video introducing herself. Before she makes the video, she wrote her script.

    Vocabulary 4 and Reading

    Hindi Transliteration English
    प्रिये adj. priye Dear
    मेज़बान adj. mezabaan Host
    परिवार n.m. pariwaar Family
    बाईस adj. baaiis twenty two
    साल n.m. saal year
    विश्वविद्यालय n.m. vishwa-vidyaalay University
    छात्रा n.f. chhaatraa Student (female)
    मेरा adj. meraa My
    मेजर n.m. major Major
    संगीत n.m. sangiit Music
    राज्य n.m. raajy State
    मगर conj. magar But
    रहना v.it. rahanaa To live
    लोग n.m. log People
    मिलना v.it. milanaa To meet
    x के लिए pp. X ke liye For X
    बहुत adj. & adv. bahut Very
    उत्साहित adj. utsaahit Excited
    आपकी adj. aapakii Yours
    अतिथी n.m. atithii Guest
    प्रिये मेज़बान परिवार,

    नमस्ते!

    मेरा नाम जेन है| मैं बाईस साल की हूँ| मैं एक विश्वविद्यालय में छात्रा हूँ| मेरा मेजर संगीत है| मैं अमेरिका के विस्कॉन्सिन राज्य से हूँ, मगर, मैं न्यु-यॉर्क में रहती हूँ| मेरा फ़ोन नंबर 555-xxx-xxxx है| मेरा ई.मेल एड्रेस jen@gmail.com है|

    मैं आप लोगों से मिलने के लिए बहुत उत्साहित हूँ|

    आपकी अतिथी

    जेन

    Test Yourself

    Question Answer

    Based on the above reading about Jen. Please answer the following questions.

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    https://openbooks.lib.msu.edu/ll151/?p=1284

    Activity

    Imagine that you are meeting someone new either on social media or face-to-face. Please introduce yourself and end by saying “Nice to meet you, bye.” You can record yourself and share this with your friends/teacher and also on social media.

    An interactive or media element has been excluded from this version of the text. You can view it online here:
    https://openbooks.lib.msu.edu/ll151/?p=1284

    धन्यवाद !


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