Two weeks ago I went to visit Sarnath with one of my friend to see jeevan dip school.It is a social organization working for blind girls for their uplift in the society.
I did not know about this school however I have been several times to sarnath. but one of my elder brother and friend Dr.Alok took me there. I was very much excited to see the girls how they study!
Actually when I was under my high school i studied about the script of Blind they learn but I really did not understand how did it used to work? when one of employee took on the tour of the school.we visited from class nursery to 6th.Girls stood up to welcome us and they recited some poems and reading of the lesson and what ever they have been taught on that particular day.
I was so surprised to see them how nicely they can study and learn the things through this script.
After that he took us to computer room where students learn how to operate computer without seeing .Computer Instructor sowed us using computer through voice.It’s make sound what ever command they press.
I am so happy to visit this school who soever go to visit Sarnath must try to get chance to visit this project.
Margaret wrote me mail in the month of November telling that she is interested in joining my Hindi course.as she said she got my information from wiki travel.I wrote her back that i will be available for her to teach Hindi.She is not beginner as she was learning in evening class in Sydney.she told me that she is very much interested in Indian culture.
Finally she arrived in Varanasi on first of January and I called in the hotel Ganges View if she can meet me for the lesson.at time varanasi was almost freezing so it was very difficult for her to have class in such cold.she told me that she want to take rest for few days.
On the fifth of January she called and wanted to have class.I went to hotel and I asked with prakash ji one of employee of Hotel Ganges View.She was standing at the reception when he said this is your Hindi teacher .having seen me she kept watching my face I don’t know why.I think my age seems to her too young to be Hindi teacher.I greeted her by saying Namaste and I said this is Binit as we had email conversation but we did not see each one.she said hello to me once she heard my name.
It was my first lesson with her she asked me how do i teach and what is my method.she told me that she has already finished chapter 8 of teach your self in Sydney.but she can’t speak.her big confusion was “want ,want to and should ” construction .she often get confused with “mujhe chai chahiye, or mai chai pina chahti hu,mujhe chai pina chahiye” .I explained her chahiye and should is “ko” construction and it will be used with oblique pronoun and want to is tense from of present habitual tense.
After getting the explanation she was very happy and particularly she was not confidence enough to make conversation.we were mostly talking on daily basis conversation.Besides this she was talking about village life how do people get work form local government,how a village get develop so on.but i did not know why she was asking about my village,what kind of my village is.Later on she told me that she is helping a family in Devaria district and that family was her auto rickshaw driver family.
She learned until 14th of February between this time she went to Devariya to see that family .she went to Jaipur to visit her family but she is still taking classes with Skype.