Teach Yourself Hindi Complete Course (Book Only)

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McGraw-Hill Companies,Incorporated, Jan 14, 2003 - Foreign Language Study - 368 pages
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Prepared by experts in the language, each course begins with the basics and gradually promotes the student to a level of smooth and confident communication, including:

  • Up-to-date, graded interactive dialogues
  • Graded units of culture notes, grammar, and exercises
  • Step-by-step guide to pronunciation
  • Practical vocabulary
  • Regular and irregular verb tables
  • Plenty of practice exercises and answers
  • Bilingual glossary

The new editions also feature:

  • Clear, uncluttered, and user-friendly layout
  • Self-assessment quizzes to test progress
  • Website suggestions to take language study further

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Contents

I AM PRATAP
19
1b Kamala shows Pratap his room
22
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
29
2b Prataps little problem
32
ROOMS IN THE HOUSE
39
3b Prakash has lost his glasses
43
WHO WAS THAT HANDSOME MAN?
49
4b Khanna ji at the office
54
13b At the dinner
167
THIS WAS BOUGHT IN KATHMANDU
176
14b Aruns book
181
GO ON LEARNING HINDI
190
15b Harish at his fathers office
195
HE WAS PRAISING YOU
203
16b Khannas anxiety about Harish
208
IF YOU WERENT SO STUBBORN
216

PLEASE SIT HERE
60
5b Lost keys and lost tempers
64
WHAT DOES PRATAP DO?
73
6b Pratap and Sangeeta
78
FATHER USED TO TEACH URDU
86
7b Who works where?
91
WHAT IS ARUN DOING IN LUCKNOW?
98
8b Khanna Sahibs coming to dinner
102
IN THE FUTURE
111
9b Arun and his coauthor
114
WHAT SHOULD I SAY?
124
1Ob Sangeetas dilemma
128
PRATAP HAS COME BACK
135
11b What Pratap did in Nepal
139
ASK HIM AND TELL ME
148
12b Dinner preparations
152
THOSE WHO KNOW
161
17b Sangeeta angers Kamala
219
A LOVE THAT WONT BE STOPPED
229
18b A happy ending
236
APPENDIXES
251
2 Money and shopping
252
3 The calendar
253
4 Kinship terms
255
5 Body and health
256
6 Letterwriting
257
7 Summary of verb tenses and constructions
258
KEY TO EXERCISES
260
HINDIENGLISH GLOSSARY
298
ENGLISHHINDI GLOSSARY
327
GLOSSARY OF GRAMMATICAL TERMS
351
TAKING IT FURTHER
355
INDEX
356
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About the author (2003)

Rupert Snell teaches Hindi at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

Simon Weightman is a Research Assoicate.

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