Read and Write Hindi Script: Teach Yourself by Rupert Snell
Master Hindi script with this straightforward guide from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. Read and write Hindi script is a clear step-by-step guide to the written language, with plenty of examples from real-life texts to show how it works in context and lots of exercises to reinforce your learning. This new edition has an easy-to-read page design.
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.
Learn effortlessly with 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 find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.
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.
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
- Easy and accessible - this step-by-step approach to learning the Hindi script will give you a good grounding for a trip to India or further study of the language
- Enjoyable - examples from real-life signs, notices and advertisements show you the language in context
- There are plenty of exercises to help you remember what you have learnt
Table of Contents:
Preface: How to use this book
01 Introducing Devanagari
02 The Devanagari syllabary
05 Simple sentences and commands
06 Conjunct consonants
07 Some more writing conventions
08 More about Hindi words and spelling
Appendix 1: Examples of Hindi handwriting
Appendix 2: Minimal pairs
Appendix 3: Reading practice
Appendix 4: Key to the exercises
Appendix 5: The figures explained
Appendix 6: Index of terms
Some further reading