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!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. Complete Hindi follows an interesting storyline to keep you engaged and allow you to progress rapidly, while learning about the culture of India. It's Colloquial approach allows you to be understood by both Hindi and Urdu speakers since both languages are virtually identical at this level. Complete Hindi has the following key features: - PRACTICAL: numerous exercises are provided throughout the book with an answer key at the end - ESTEEMED AUTHOR widely recognized as a world class teacher- AUTHOR INSIGHTS: Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience.-GRAMMAR TIPS: Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.-
USEFUL VOCABULARY: Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.-DIALOGUES: Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast.-PRONUNCIATION: Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go.-TEST YOURSELF: Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.By the end of this course, you will approach 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.This pack includes a book and one mp3 CD of audio material.Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
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
Introduction The Hindi script and sound system 01 I am Pratap 02 Questions and answers 03 Rooms in the house 04 Who was that handsome man? 05 Please sit here 06 What does Pratap do? 07 Father used to teach Urdu 08 What is Arun doing in Lucknow? 09 In the future 10 What should I say? 11 Pratap has come back 12 Ask him and tell me 13 Those who know 14 This was bought in Kathmandu 15 Go on learning Hindi! 16 He was praising you 17 If you weren't so stubborn... 18 A love that won't be stopped Appendixes Key to the exercises Hindi-English glossary English-Hindi glossary Index