ISBN 9788129104571,Hindi-English Phrase Book

Hindi-English Phrase Book


Kavita Kumar


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9788129104571

ISBN-10 8129104571


Number of Pages 312 Pages
Language (English)
The Hindi Engliah Phrasebook-containing an English-Hindi dictionary, a guide to Hindi grammar and a list of commonly used Hindi phrases-it the perfect companion for short and long-term visitors to India. With an easy-to-follow, user-friendly plan tha tis the specialisation of the author Kavita Kumar, the Hindi English Phrasebook lists nearly three thousand words, covering diverse situations and conversatiosn. It inlcudes proverbs and idioms as well as useful tips and cultural notes to broaden understandign about conditions within India. A Valuable guide, this book will ensure pleasant social contacts, an enjoyable journey and a memorable vacation. About Author : Kavita Kumar (nee Krihsna Bhasin) holds a Masters degree in Economics from Delhi University, Indian, starting her career as lecturer in Economics at Janki Devi College, Delhi, she taught at a few other places, then dedicated herself to teaching English and Hindi as a second language. She runs her own school in Varanasi, India teaching Hindi, English and basic German to students from all over the world. Shehas over twenty years of successful experience of teaching Hindi as a foreign language. Her long experience in this field has provided her with an anusual sensibility to the requirements of students learning a second language. Her book Hindi for Non-Hindi Speaking People has been widely acclaimed. Contents : Preface Pronunciation Guide Word Order in Hindi Asking Questions Everyday Phrases Language Problems Introductory Meeting Parting Sentences Basic Needs Basic Emotions Meeting the Neighbours At Teh Customs Hiring a Taxi Tourist Information Booking a Room in a Hotel At the Front Desk of a Hotel Rent a Room/ Apartment Paying Guest Accommodation Holiday booking Asking Directions Booking For Music Concert Sight Seeing Boat Ride Eating Out Indian Foods Finding Lost Belongings Accident Photography Visa Office Exploring Business Banking Changing Money Availing Miscellaneous Service Communications Personal Grooming Emergency Services Transportation Bus Travel Rickshaw Ride At the Airlines Visiting the Church Health and Medicine Proposing Friendship Expressing Love Proposing Marriage Weather Seasons Telling Time Months Days of the Week Time Divisions Directions Hobbies Politics Dowry Problem Numbers Cultural Notes Proverbs Idioms Vocabulary English Words in Everyday Use Grammar