Complete Hindi Beginner to Intermediate Course: Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself by Rupert Snell and Simon Weightman
320-page book (with 40 illustrations) and double CD.
Are you looking for a complete course in Hindi which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Hindi will guarantee success!
Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work.
By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features:
NOT GOT MUCH TIME?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.
Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.
Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.
Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast.
Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go.
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.
EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Hindi speakers.
- Wide appeal - useful for beginners as well as those who want to brush up their existing knowledge of the language
- Allows for rapid progression
- Colloquial approach - allows you to be understood by both Hindi and Urdu speakers since both languages are virtually identical at this level
- Practical - numerous exercises are provided throughout the book with an answer key at the end
Table of Contents:
- The Hindi script and sound system
- I am Pratap
- Questions and answers
- Rooms in the house
- Who was that handsome man?
- Please sit here
- What does Pratap do?
- Father used to teach Urdu
- What is Arun doing in Lucknow?
- In the future
- What should I say?
- Pratap has come back
- Ask him and tell me
- Those who know
- This was bought in Kathmandu
- Go on learning Hindi!
- He was praising you
- If you weren't so stubborn...
- A love that won't be stopped
- Key to the exercises
- Hindi-English glossary
- English-Hindi glossary Index
Complete Hindi Book/CD Pack: Teach Yourself - About the Author(s):
Rupert Snell has been teaching and researching Hindi for 35 years, and is currently Director of the Hindi Urdu Flagship, University of Texas at Austin.
Adults wanting to learn Hindi or brush up their existing knowledge.