Learning to read Hindi through WhatsApp : from deciphering to cross-languaging

Durairajan, Geetha (2020) Learning to read Hindi through WhatsApp : from deciphering to cross-languaging. Language and Language Teaching, 9 (1). pp. 21-29. ISSN 2277-307X

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Abstract

This paper is auto-ethnographic in its approach. In it, I have reflected on my experiences of learning to read Hindi in the past two years, using texts sent to me on social media (WhatsApp). In the paper, I will attempt to answer two research questions regarding the actual letters in the Devanagari script that I found difficult or easy and the types of text that I found difficult to comprehend. I will end the paper with a few implications for adult learning.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Reading Devanagari script, Deciphering letters, Text difficulty, Scaffolding, Comprehension
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > Language and Language Teaching
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2020 17:57
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2020 17:57
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/2187
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