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The participant named Durga Kumari Rai involves in telephone conversation with her sister named Surya Kumari Rai living in Chintag. They talk on misscellaneous subject matters such as health, situation of village, clothes, and so many other personal matters.
In this session, the participats express their experience about campus life. Generally, their feeling, experience and events are described sequentially. They desribe how they leave home? What happened on the way to Kathmandu? What they first felt when they reached Kathmandu?. Similarly, how they adjust in the new place has been described here.
This session is taken by TNB in Kathmandu Office. The native speakers LK,JK and RM talk to each other regarding their future. They talk about education, job, marriage, settlement and sometimes make fun.
In this text, the informants Lash Kumari, Janak and Rikhimaya discuss on various types of cuts in Chintang. Lash Kimari discusses with them cutting the sticks , branches and grass and confirmed whether she is right or not. They apply many cuts, manner of cutting and come in conclusion.
In this session, the participat sings song natural objects such as river, jungle, earth, mountain and aslo, about the religious place. Besides, she sings song about the historic place.
The informants talk how they come from Dhankuta to Kathmandu. As it was their first trip to Kathmandu, curiously, they talk on various subject matters such the places they have seen in the way, the problems they faced, their first entry at college and even they vividly explain the hostel life too.
She Narrates the love affair between boy and girl. The girl once, visits with the boy and become sick. The boy is blamed since he has wronged her. Later, as he comes there and goes way, the girl finds her in a good condition.
This text describes the socio-cultural, economic and educational situation of Chintang. Besides, the speaker explains the situation of chintang then to now. In brief, the speaker presents the whole picture of Chintang: the condition of people, their occupation, educational level and way of living.
This session contains lexical items and grammatical markers of Chintang.