4.3 Reading/Listening 2: ऋतिक का कमरा

ऋतिक का कमरा “Hritik’s Room”

Bedroom with night lamp, dressing table, and a few photos on wall.


A multicolored rug
“Tie Rug, full frontal” by eileenaway is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
“Dreams divan beds” by Dreams Beds and Mattresses is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
“Rym’s old chair” by Apreche is licensed under CC BY 2.0.
दरी n.f. Rug बिस्तर n.m. Bed कुर्सी  n.f. Chair
“li9015-antique-chinese-altar-console-table” by Silk Road Collection is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
Sofa is placed in a living room.
“Lido Sofa, 84′ version, upholstered” by DesignFolly.com is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.
Wardrobe with a few clothes
“IMG_5184.JPG” by pixxiestails is licensed under CC BY 2.0.
मेज़ n.f. Table सोफ़ा n.m. Sofa अलमारी n.f. Wardrobe
“Books” by Kamal H. is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0.
“pregnant onion plant” by jelene is licensed under CC BY 2.0.
A Photo in a frame
“A Photo in Frame Showing Lovers Boating under Willows in the Lake in Central Park (New York, NY)” by Elephant Smith is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
किताब n.f. Book पौधा n.m. Plant तस्वीर n.f. Picture
A black curtain on a window
“Curtains!” by Apreche is licensed under CC BY 2.0.
A light bulb in a dark room
“Light Bulb” by derekskey is licensed under CC BY 2.0.
A white fan hanging from a ceiling
“Ceiling Fan” by jeffk is licensed under CC BY 2.0.
परदा n.m. Curtain बत्ती n.f. Light bulb पंखा n.m. Fan
“Bottle Vase (Yuhuchun) LACMA M.88.63” by Fæ is licensed under CC BY 2.0.
An alarm clock
“Clocks for Den” by robstephaustralia is licensed under CC BY 2.0.
Dressing mirror
“Dressing Mirror” by Bernie Goldbach is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.
फूलदान/ गुलदस्ता n.m. Flower vase घड़ी n.f. clock/watch आईना n.f. Mirror

Test Yourself


Context: Vidya comes back to Hritik’s home. This time, Hritik is showing her his room.

Pre-Reading Activities

Please collect photos of the several things in your room, then on the back of your each photo, please write its name in Hindi. It should look like a flash-card but with photos.


Hindi English
ऋतिक: आओ विद्या, आज, मैं तुम्हें अपना कमरा दिखाता हूँ | Come Vidya, today, I show you my room.
विद्या: चलो | Let’s go.
ऋतिक: यह मेरा कमरा है | मेरे कमरे में, एक बिस्तर है, एक मेज़, एक कुर्सी और एक छोटा सोफ़ा भी है| बिस्तर के बगल में एक छोटी मेज़ है | उस मेज़ पर, एक बिजली की बत्ती, एक फूलदान और एक घड़ी भी है | This is my room. In my room, there is one bed, one table, one chair, and one small sofa too. On that table, there is an electric bulb, a flower vase, and one clock too.
विद्या: पढ़ाई की मेज़ पर, क्या है ? What are on the study table?
ऋतिक: पढ़ाई की मेज़ पर, एक कंप्यूटर, कुछ किताबें और एक कॉफ़ी कप है | On the study table, there is a computer, a few books, and a coffee cup.
विद्या: इस अलमारी में क्या है ? What is in this almirah?
ऋतिक इस अलमारी में, मेरे कपड़े और जूतें हैं | देखो, उस दीवार पर सुन्दर तस्वीरें हैं | दरवाज़े के पीछे एक आईना भी है | In this almirah, there are my clothes and shoes. Look, there are beautiful pictures on that wall. There is a mirror behind the door too.
विद्या: तुम्हारे कमरे का परदा बहुत सुन्दर है | और लगता है कि पंखा नया है | The curtain of your room is very beautiful. It seems that fan is new.
ऋतिक: जी हाँ, नया पंखा और नयी दरी भी | Yes, New fan and new rug too.
विद्या: तुम्हारा कमरा बहुत बड़ा और हवादार भी है| Your room is very bog and airy too.
ऋतिक: धन्यवाद ! क्या तुम भी मुझे अपना कमरा और घर दिखाओगी? Thanks ! Will you also show me your room and house?
विद्या हाँ, ज़रूर, क्यों नहीं ? Yes, indeed, why not?


ऋतिक का कमरा


Please make a list of at least 10 things of Hritik’s room and then of your room.

ऋतिक के कमरे में, मेरे कमरे में,

Drawing: Based on the above description of Hritik’s room, please draw a picture Hritik’s room.


As you read how Hritik gave a description of his room to Vidya. Now, it is your turn to describe your room in 10-15 sentences. Please write them on the paper first and then audio-record yourself. Alternatively, you can also video-record describing your room.

Record yourself here:

धन्यवाद !


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