Bengali (Bangla) Alphabet Book

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Chanda Books, Jan 8, 2009 - Foreign Language Study - 35 pages
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This alphabet book is meant to introduce the Bengali/Bangla script to children in U.S. and other countries who are more comfortable with the English language. This book is divided into four sections. In the first section, the basic vowels of Bengali are introduced. In the second section, the consonants of Bengali are introduced. In the first two sections, each letter is introduced by means of a picture of a Bengali word beginning with the letter. A good approximation to pronouncing the letter and the word in English is given. The English translation of the word is also provided. In the third section, the form of different consonants when they are conjugated with the vowels are shown. For one consonant, the changes in pronunciation when conjugated with the vowels is provided. This section provides the common variations of the letters in Bengali. In the fourth section, the basic Bengali numbers are introduced.
 

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Contents

Alphabet Chart
5
Vowels
6
Consonants
12
Conjugations
29
Reading Bangla
33
Counting in Bangla
34

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