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Learn Hindi through conversations

Learning Hindi is a gateway to many other official languages spoken all over Asia and the Middle East. By choosing to learn Hindi, you are opening yourself up to a magical world of fascinating culture, ancient history, sublime cuisine, and wonderful people.

Grammar Notes

No interpretation is created equal. Grammar Notes, color-coding, and features that focus on specific grammatical nuances between target and source language strengthens your understanding of Hindi language structure.

Culture Notes

Etiquette, body language, gestures — set the mood. Culture Notes provide a backdrop to learning material and let the Hindi culture come alive, setting you up to forge deeper connections with Hindi culture and make a positive impression.

Vocabulary

Critical thinking and memory-building exercises blend new vocabulary into lesson progress, allowing you to pick up on the structure of your target language so you can apply new content that will be presented in various contexts throughout the course.

Pronunciation

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Course Overview

Learn Hindi language basics, from common phrases all the way to more advanced concepts

Hindi

Main Units

Our main language course that contains the core content.

  • 1Basics
  • Chapter 1 - Salutations and Small Talk
  • Chapter 2 - Languages and Origins
  • Chapter 3 - Names and Introductions
  • Chapter 4 - Places and Directions
  • Chapter 5 - Currency and Counting
  • Chapter 6 - Food and Drink Culture
  • Chapter 7 - Transportation and Payment
  • Chapter 8 - Help and Requests
  • Chapter 9 - Clarification and Explanation
  • Chapter 10 - Compliments and Corrections

Conversational and Grammar Goals

Chapter 1 - Salutations and Small Talk

Conversational Goals

  • Express Gratitude
  • Greet People
  • Make Small Talk with Strangers
  • Say Goodbye

Grammar Goals

  • Learn How to Form Questions
  • Learn the Conjunction और
  • Learn the Verb होना in Present Tense
  • Understand the Basic Sentence Structure

Conversational and Grammar Goals

Chapter 2 - Languages and Origins

Conversational Goals

  • Ask / Tell If Someone Speaks a Language
  • Ask / Tell Where Someone is From
  • Get Someone's Attention

Grammar Goals

  • Be Introduced to the Postposition से
  • Learn How to Negate Sentences
  • Learn to Distinguish Masculine / Feminine Verb Endings
  • Learn to Speak About the Present
  • Understand Genders of Nouns and Adjective Agreement

Conversational and Grammar Goals

Chapter 3 - Names and Introductions

Conversational Goals

  • Ask Someone's Name
  • Introduce Yourself and Another Person
  • Respond to Introductions
  • Say That You Are Not Someone or Something
  • Talk About Hindi Names and Famous Personalities

Grammar Goals

  • Learn to Identify Masculine / Feminine Endings
  • Use the Demonstrative Pronoun यह
  • Use the Possessive Pronouns मेरा , मेरी

Conversational and Grammar Goals

Chapter 4 - Places and Directions

Conversational Goals

  • Ask for Directions
  • Get Help Finding Places Using a Map
  • Identify Important Places and Facilities Around Town
  • Understand Directions as They Are Given to You

Grammar Goals

  • Learn Nouns in the Oblique Case
  • Use Polite Imperatives
  • Use the Adverb of Degree थोड़ा
  • Use the Adverbs of Place यहाँ and वहाँ
  • Use the Postposition में

Conversational and Grammar Goals

Chapter 5 - Currency and Counting

Conversational Goals

  • Count Up To Thousands
  • Deal with Indian Currency
  • Negotiate Basic Transactions at Stores in India

Grammar Goals

  • Learn How Adjectives are Used
  • Learn The Future Tense
  • Learn the Possessive Postpositions का , के , and की
  • Practice Question Formation
  • Use Plural Objects

Conversational and Grammar Goals

Chapter 6 - Food and Drink Culture

Conversational Goals

  • Gain Knowledge of the Indian Food Culture
  • Order Drinks and Meals
  • Understand Common Phrases Used at Indian Restaurants

Grammar Goals

  • Learn the Compound Postpositions के लिये and के साथ
  • Learn The Past Tense of होना
  • Practice Forming Questions
  • Practice the Future Tense
  • Practice the Possessive Postpositions का , के , की

Conversational and Grammar Goals

Chapter 7 - Transportation and Payment

Conversational Goals

  • Ask / Tell Whether One Can Use Something
  • Deal with Large Numbers
  • Handle Currency with Ease
  • Ride a Taxi and Pay the Fare

Grammar Goals

  • Be Introduced to the Verbs देखना , चाहना , उतरना
  • Learn How Adjectives Change with Postpositions
  • Learn How to Expressing Ability with सकना
  • Learn the Postposition of Place पर

Conversational and Grammar Goals

Chapter 8 - Help and Requests

Conversational Goals

  • Accept / Decline Help
  • Ask / Tell What Trouble You Are In
  • Ask for / Offer Help
  • Gain Knowledge of Emergency Services in India

Grammar Goals

  • Be Introduced to The Present Perfective
  • Learn How to Ask Questions with the Subjunctive
  • Learn the Adverbs बुरी तरह से and जल्दी से
  • Use the Postposition को with Indirect and Direct Objects

Conversational and Grammar Goals

Chapter 9 - Clarification and Explanation

Conversational Goals

  • Ask / Answer What a Word or Phrase Means
  • Ask / Answer What a Written Word or Phrase Says
  • Communicate Your Ability to Understand Something
  • Request to Repeat, Slow Down, or Speak Up

Grammar Goals

  • Be Introduced to The Compound Verb आ जाना
  • Practice Expressing Ability with सकना
  • Review the Present Perfective
  • Review the Pronoun यह + Postposition

Conversational and Grammar Goals

Chapter 10 - Compliments and Corrections

Conversational Goals

  • Ask / Tell How Your Performance Is
  • Ask / Tell What Something Is
  • Give / Respond to a Compliment
  • Request / Agree to Speak in a Particular Language
  • Tell Someone that You Are Learning Something

Grammar Goals

  • Learn the 1st Person Singular of Past Tense
  • Review Imperatives बोलिये
  • Review the Verbs कहना , पढ़ना
  • Use Present Continuous for Incomplete Actions

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