Hindi Beginners Guide
This guide was written for Hindi Beginners that don’t know where to start learning the Hindi language. The Hindi language is the second most spoken language in the world after Mandarin Chinese. It’s estimated that nearly half a billion people worldwide speak this wonderful language. Hindi is one of many languages in India but is considered to be the national and official language of India. The Hindi language is also known as Hindi-Urdu or Hindustani language.
The most important thing you need to have before you start learning Hindi. You need to have a reason to learn Hindi. To keep you properly motivated towards your goal of becoming fluent with Hindi. Motivation to learn will be your biggest challenge to determine if you’ll be successful or not. So focus on a reason to keep you interest and motivation for the long haul .
Familiarizes Yourself with the Hindi Alphabet And Hindi Numbers
Learning to read the Hindi Alphabet should be the first stop for Hindi beginners. The Hindi alphabet is also known as the Devanagari alphabet and contains 48 characters. Hindi contains 10 vowels, 2 symbols, 36 constants, and has no upper and lower case of each letter. Hindi letters are written left to right and linked together by lines through the top of each letter. Hindi number system is similar to other languages. Further information about both the Hindi Alphabet and Hindi Numbers linked below
Hindi Vocabulary and Hindi Phrases
The logical next step for Hindi beginners after learning the Hindi Alphabet would be to start developing your Hindi vocabulary with Hindi words and phrases. I put together two posts of Hindi vocabulary and one post of Hindi phrases for Hindi beginners to start building their knowledge of Hindi Words and Phrases.
The Hindi grammar rules you must follow and understand to properly speak the Hindi language. Hindi sentence structure can be confusing at times but generally tend to follow a Subject-Object-Verb pattern. Hindi nouns have genders: Masculine and Feminine. Masculine usually ending in a and Feminine usually ending in “i” or “iya”. Hindi Verbs usually follow the object of the sentence and can have past, present, or future tenses. Hindi adjective changes according to the gender of the word they are modifying. More information about Hindi grammar can be found below.
Consider Using a Language Learning Program
If your really serious about learning Hindi and want to maximize your time then you should consider using an Hindi language course to further aide you in your quest to learn Hindi. There are several great programs out there that deliver a great language learning experience. The advantages of a language learning program is the organization and having a next step already lined up. Most break down the lessons into 30 minute intervals that can fit into any type of schedule. Flexibly to retry a lesson to make sure you understand what you are learning and give you confidence in succeeding. Examples of great Hindi language programs can be found below.