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Can Hinglish help Hindi to become rich and dynamic language?
With the catching up trend of globalization and opening of multinational companies in India, people elsewhere are learning Hinglish, a mixture of Hindi and English, when getting posted to India. Consequently, Hinglish is being standardised as a dialect of Hindi in the business world.

According to a news story published in Rajasthan Patrika, Portsmouth College of UK, with six years of research has developed a course in Hinglish to be taught at A-level of education for the students who wish to later go to India and work there. The teachers of Indian origin working there have helped in the development of the course. The English words used in Hindi films and spoken by the characters have been used to build the vocabulary of Highlish. Some dictionaries of Hinglish have become available on the internet.

I think, with English being taught from class-I; shift toward digitization and branded products reaching the rural areas, a good number English words have become the part of daily conversation of adults and social learning of kids.

There is a need to develop a course in Hinglish for grade one students to build the initial Hinglish vocabulary as literacy base and then shifting to bilingual learning of school language and English.

There is a need for every language to become enriched and dynamic by absorbing the words of other languages. It has been seen that languages that become static in the name of maintaining 'purity' soon die such as Sanskrit, Greek and Latin, I think.

My experience shows that a sixty hour literacy course through Hinglish for developing sight vocabulary of 30-50 words and mastery common alphabet sounds of English and Hindi can be helpful to learning from prescribed separate textbooks of the two languages. This requires a bit of R&D work and try out the transitional course, I feel.

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