Easy Hindi

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Tuttle Publishing
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includes MP3 Audio; Manga-style comic strips and illustrations throughout
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Trim Size:
5 1/2 X 8

Concise and user-friendly, Easy Hindi is designed for anyone who wants to learn Hindi—whether on their own or with a teacher.

This language learning book introduces the learner to all the basics of the Hindi language and teaches practical daily conversations and vocabulary. It enables users to begin communicating effectively from the very first day and it's compact size makes it a great tool for travelers or business people looking to learn Hindi on the road without giving up on any content.

This Hindi learning book includes:
  • Useful notes on the Devangari script, pronunciation, sentence structure, vocabulary, and grammar
  • Sections covering greetings, requests, idiomatic expressions and common situations
  • Cultural information about Indian etiquette as well as do's and don'ts
  • A glossary of the most commonly-used Hindi words and phrases
  • An enclosed CD-ROM with many hours of native-speaker recordings of the dialogues, vocabulary and exercises.

    About the Author:
    Brajesh Samarth holds a Ph.D. in linguistics and has been lecturer of Hindi language at Stanford since 2012. His research examines the processes of identity maintenance through language in the Indian diaspora. He has extensively studied Hindi-Urdu literature and music including South Asian diaspora poetry, Dastangoi (the lost art of Urdu storytelling), storytelling through Phad painting, Sufism, Yoga, and cultural symbolism related to Rajasthani turbans. He has taught Hindi and Urdu in various language programs such as the School for International Training in Jaipur and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.