Linguistic Game Plays for Hindi Lessons

Tuesday, 14:00-16:00, 405



  • Gazieva, Indira (Russian State University for the Humanities)
  • Zakharova, Anna (Russian State University for the Humanities)
  • Isaeva, Kseniya (Russian State University for the Humanities)
  • Chair: Shlomper, Genady (Tel Aviv University)



The advantage of the linguistic games in the process of teaching foreign languages is obvious: it allows in a natural game environment to train language skills of the students, activates a prompt reaction and helps eliminate a language barrier. The article describes how teachers of Hindi language can diversify their lessons teaching language for students and pupils. The research concerns the usage of linguistic games such Sudoku and others on Hindi lessons. The games' aim is to stimulate interest among students in the study of complex Hindi grammar and vocabulary, especially mastering the skills for using postpositions, which are not in their native language (Russian). As we know, the vocabulary is one of the most important aspects in learning Hindi at the first stage. Successful memorization of new words enables any student to use them right in word-combinations and phrases. Thus the approaches to learning works on lessons of foreign languages must be various. These games is suitable both for self-study student, and to conduct a linguistic group.