This title features bite-sized instruction and hundreds of engaging exercises to help you develop your Hindi script, grammar, vocabulary, and conversation skills. Get a solid foundation in Hindi with "Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Hindi". You will learn everything from reading and writing the Devanagari script, to mastering of core vocabulary, basic grammar, and conversational structures. You will get clear guidance on writing the Hindi script; transliteration for all Hindi text in the first four chapters; and, online recordings of key vocabulary and expressions to aid correct pronunciation.
I The Hindi Alphabet 1. Vowels 2. Consonants 3. Writing consonants 4. Writing more consonants II Hindi Words 5. Diacritic marks 6. Conjunct characters 7. More conjunct characters III Hindi Sentences 8. Sentence structure 9. Questions and answers IV The Present Tense 10. Present indefinite 11. Numbers 12. Possessives V Nouns 13. People 14. Places 15. Around the house 16. Possessives VI Adjectives 17. Describing things 18. Comparisons 19. Food and drink VII Postpositions & the Past Tense 20. Postpositions 21. Animals and the senses 22. The past tense VIII Continuous and the Future Tense 23. Time 24. Continuous tenses 25. Possessives Answer key Appendix