Learn Hindi - Hindi Basics for beginners
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Learn Hindi - Hindi Basics for beginners

Learn Hindi vocabulary & Hindi phrases quickly in this concise, robust & efficacious course with flashcards.
3.8 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
782 students enrolled
Created by Edx Hindi
Last updated 6/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn Hindi in simple, bite sized chunks
  • Learn Hindi words that can be used immediately right after Lesson1
  • Learn the correct pronunciation of Vowels and consonants in Hindi
  • Learn names of Colours in Hindi
  • Learn names of Animals in Hindi
  • Learn Days of week in Hindi
  • Learn Directions in Hindi
  • Learn names of Birds in Hindi
  • Learn day to day Phrases in Hindi
  • Learn Numbers 1 to 10 in Hindi
  • Learn names of Months in Hindi
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Requirements
  • You'll need access to a computer, laptop or smart device with internet or data.
  • You should have basic computer/browsing skills.
  • A Pen and Paper Handy to take notes.
  • Be committed to practice and/or study Hindi daily (I recommend minimum 3 min. per day)
Description

The course is aimed at a wide range of students with a general interest in Hindi. No prior knowledge of Hindi is required as the course is for complete beginners. 

Objectives of the course:

By the end of this course you will be able to:

1.    Understand simple Hindi words and phrases on a variety of thematic topics.

2.    Pronounce the Hindi words, alphabet sounds & phrases correctly.

3.   Easily substitute the English words with the new acquired Hindi words in your day to day conversation.

4.    Communicate in very basic everyday-life situations, including greetings, daily activities, finding your way, directions, date, days & months.

5.    Understand the Hindi Devnaagari script and the phonics sounds of vowels and consonants in Hindi.

Course Outline:

There are 4 sections in this course.

Section 1: Introduction to the course

  • Know your instructor

Section 2: Focuses on Devnaagari Script of Hindi

  • Consonants in Hindi – Pronunciation Guide
  • Vowels in Hindi – Pronunciation Guide

Section 3: Thematic Units

  • Colours
  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Fruits
  • Numbers 1-10
  • Directions
  • Days of the week
  • Months
  • Household Items
  • 10 Most Common Phrases

Section 4: Test your Hindi Skills

  • Quiz

After finishing this course, students should be ready to join a Basic Hindi Level 2 Course by edXHindi.

Who is the target audience?
  • Non-native Hindi speakers.
  • Foreigners.
  • Students learning Hindi as foreign language.
  • Students learning Hindi as second language.
  • Students who want to learn Hindi through english.
  • School Teachers teaching Hindi to students in international schools/environment.
  • Schools looking for modern Hindi resources for their students.
  • Hindi Language instructors.
  • Foreigners married to Indians.
  • Students with Indian Boyfriends/Girlfriends.
  • Perfect for the complete beginner with no Hindi knowledge.
  • Students who want to learn to speak Hindi in a simple and quick way.
  • Student going to spend a holiday/vacation in India or another Hindi speaking country.
  • Students who have failed to learn Hindi in the past but really want to give it one more go.
  • Students with no experience with Hindi but would like to learn fast.
  • Students who always wanted to learn Hindi but are very busy and can never find the time.
  • Beginner through intermediate. So if you know little to no Hindi this is your course!
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Introduction
1 Lecture 04:00

In this video, you will meet the instructor. Teacher Jo will give you a broad out;ine of the course and how to go about it.

Preview 04:00
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Vowels and Consonants in Devnaagarii Script
2 Lectures 07:00

In this video, you will learn about the phonics sounds of vowels in Hindi Devnaagarii script. This video will show you the Hindi vowel followed by the transliterated or romanized vowel in English, the english near equivalent and the flashcard.In the end, you will also do a quick recap of all the vowel sounds.

Vowels in Hindi - Pronunciation - Phonics Sounds
04:21

In this video, you will learn about the phonics sounds of consonants (vyanjan) in Hindi Devnaagarii script.In this video, you will repeat all the consonants after the instructor. 

Consonants in Hindi - Pronounciation - Phonics Sounds
02:39
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Thematic Units
10 Lectures 38:24

In this video, you will learn names of Colours in Hindi with a repeat after me exercise in the end.

Preview 04:49

In this video, you will learn names of animals in Hindi with a repeat after me exercise in the end to reinforce your learning.

Names of Animals in Hindi
04:00

In this video, you will learn names of Birds in Hindi with a repeat after me exercise in the end to reinforce your learning.

Names of Birds in Hindi
04:18

In this video, you will learn names of Fruits in Hindi with a repeat after me exercise in the end to reinforce your learning.

Names of Fruits in Hindi
04:18

In this video, you will learn number names from 1 to 10 in Hindi with a repeat after me exercise in the end to reinforce your learning.

Preview 02:10

In this video, you will learn Directions in Hindi with a repeat after me exercise in the end to reinforce your learning. They will come handy when we start conversation around this topic in the other edxhindi courses.

Directions in Hindi
01:32

In this video, you will learn how to say Days of the week in Hindi with a repeat after me exercise in the end to reinforce your learning.

Days of the week in Hindi
03:27

In this video, you will learn names of Months in Hindi with a repeat after me exercise in the end to reinforce your learning.

Months in Hindi
04:50

In this video, you will learn names of Basic Household Items in Hindi with a repeat after me exercise in the end to reinforce your learning.

Household Items in Hindi
04:27

10 Most Common Phrases in Hindi
04:33
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Test your Hindi Skills
1 Lecture 06:49

This is a fun quiz to test your knowledge. See how it goes for you. After this quiz, if you have any questions then please get in touch with the instructor. She would be happy to answer your queries.

Quiz Time
06:49
About the Instructor
Edx Hindi
3.8 Average rating
3 Reviews
782 Students
1 Course
Founder & Director at edxHindi & Saakshar Language Centre

From a successful corporate career to a teaching career...it all started there and has been such a fulfilling journey so far!

I'm Jo & I am a constant learner, teacher and the founder of Saakshar Language Centre, a premier Hindi learning Hub based in Singapore & edXHindi YouTube channel.

Saakshar Language Centre is for ideas generation and edXHindi is for value creation! Both being my favourite playgrounds!

At Saakshar Language Centre, we conceive, create and lead powerful Hindi Language curriculum for children and adults. To keep this ripple effect going we started edXHindi!

At edXhindi, we make collaborative use of technology to showcase our creativity by creating online bilingual innovative educational products & resources for functional and spoken Hindi in order to connect everyone to Indian roots.

These initiatives are supported by a gamut of activities, engaging materials, technological innovations, events, workshops and study modules. They are suitable for students in international environment with no or minimum exposure to Hindi Language focusing on conversational and functional aspects of Hindi Language.

I also teach blended courses at Saakshar Language Centre, which keeps me actively honing my instructional practices. It’s all about being a passionate teacher, igniting the spark of learning, inspiring generations of change so that we can proudly say "Hindi hain hum".

My areas of expertise include:

Blended Teaching

Integrating Learning Technology in Classrooms

Educational Product Development

Curriculum Development

Hindi Language, Indian Cultural Training & Coaching 

Knowledge Management & Retention 

Six Sigma Quality Project Management

Change & Transition Management  

I wish you good luck & happy learning !

Dhanyawaad!

Teacher Jo

Always Remember: What we learn becomes a part of who we are. Never stop learning, Because life never stops teaching.