Dreaming in Hindi: Life in Translation download free [PDF and Ebook] by Katherine Russell Rich

Dreaming in Hindi: Life in Translation download free [PDF and Ebook] by Katherine Russell Rich year 2011
  • Book name: Dreaming in Hindi: Life in Translation
  • Author: Katherine Russell Rich
  • Release date: 2011/4/29
  • Publisher: GRANTA BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Dictionaries and Languages
  • ISBN: 9781846272622
  • Rating: 8.3 of 10
  • Votes: 377
  • Review by: Jaylen Tatum
  • Review rating: 7.8 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/21
  • Total pages: 384
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: I took up with Hindi at a time when it seemed my life had buckled out from under me - I no longer had the language to describe my own life. So I decided I'd borrow someone else's.' Having survived a serious illness and now at an impasse in her career, Rich spontaneously accepts a freelance assignment to go to India, where she finds herself utterly overwhelmed by the place and the language. Before she knows it she is on her way to Udaipur, a city in Rajasthan, to live with a local family and join a special language school offering 'total immersion'. What follows is a year of linguistic adventure and cultural surprises in which Rich gradually sheds her foreignness, to discover a new country and a new way of communicating.Fascinated by the process, she seeks out linguistic experts around world to understand what goes in the brain as we pick up a new vocabulary. Both a clever, lucid and funny memoir, and a unique investigation into the science of language acquisition, Dreaming in Hindi offers an engrossing account of what learning a new language can teach us about distant worlds and, ultimately, ourselves.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 22H36M47S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Travel Writing, Language: History & General Works
  • Available formats: DOC, PDB, WORD, PRC, TXT, PPTX, PDF, EPUB. Compressed in TAR.Z, TAR.BZ2, ISO, BZ, RAR, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.26 USD
  • Dimensions: 131x198x27mm
  • Weight: 276g
  • Printed by: Portobello Books Ltd
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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