Category Archives: Hindi resources

Online Bengali resources

A Tangle Of Wires is not yet a year old, but the longer it continues the more Bengali resources I find.

The Learning Bengali section collects links to the best ones I’ve found, but it’s just a personal selection of what’s available online.

The section is due an update soon and one site I will add is So You Want To Learn A Language, which takes an altogether more expansive position on collecting online resources for Bengali, and many other Asian languages.

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How to learn Hindi – a primer

Today I broke my no-newspapers-during-the week rule – how else to get through the Saturday paper and its supplements – to get The Guardian.

Its Languages For The 21st Century series reached Hindi and, having steadfastly not opened the Teach Yourself Hindi book I bought three years ago, I thought the little primer might ease me into learning the language.

It’s available online, which will be handy for future reference, along with three short audio segments that can be steamed or downloaded as mp3s. Continue reading