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Hindi Phrases: Speak Hindi Phrase App

My first phrase list has been your favorite blog post of mine so far, so I figured you would enjoy a round two with some more phrases that I learned …

Lost in Translation: But Oooh So Cool

I absolutely love (and am utterly frustrated by) the challenges of trying to understand Hindi.<p>Needing to translate while a conversation is taking …

Our Love Story Hindi Mai

This is my first actual Hindi writing attempt. Any Hindi speakers out there who are willing to make corrections or give me better/alternative ways to …

Bolna: Tense Practice

In the Faebook group Learn Hindi, we have been going through several verbs and making sentences in different tenses for them. Here is my first …

A Spicy Lil' Valentine

I realize that since this is technically a Christmas post I should have written it a while back but..<p>I am sure you will still enjoy and this gift …

What is the best way to memorize new vocab?

What is the best way to memorize new vocab?<p>What is the best way to memorize new vocab?<p>What is the best way to memorize new vocab?<p>What is the best way …

Call for Hindi Writing Topics

What do you want me to practice writing about in Hindi?<p>Pehele, please send me some easy topics so I can practice (vocab, tenses, verbs etc). My goal …

Hindi by Christmas

Alrighty so I'm putting it out there...If you know me well then you know that I have decided to learn Hindi. My goal is to be able to read by the end …

If I trick people into thinking I am Indian...

...maybe they will speak Hindi with me…<p>At the the Diwali Night celebration at least one guy thought that I was Indian. Not gonna lie, I pulled it off …

Live in the Present

Language learning would be a lot simpler if we always lived in the present…none of this oongi oogi tha gaya thi the business. I could also do without …

I Can Read Hindi!!!

This past semester I have really been challenging myself to learn some new things…a new language being one of them. For those of you who have never …

Gibberish Tattoos

We all know that people will sometimes get kanji tattoos or tattoos in another language and be completely oblivious that they have something silly …

Do You Mind Not Knowing What is Going On?

A Nepali Indian friend asked if it bothers me ”when people just speak in Hindi?” She continued, “I think it would drive me nuts if everyone around me …

Fun Fact Friday + Pretty Urdu Word

I just spent a few minutes looking at Urdu…Did you know Urdu is a mix between Pakistani, Arabic and Hindi? I absolutely love this script...

Small Group Goal

In a previous blog post I stated that, “Speaking for me is the hard part. It’s scary and intimidating. I don’t want to be laughed at in front of a …

Texting

Haha someone just asked if I use Google Translate to text in Hindi…The answer is no…But I’m curious to know if they asked because my genders, tenses, …

How I Am learning Hindi and The Brain

People all over the web and in real life have been asking how I am learning Hindi and honestly the answer is that I am using as many resources and …

Never-Ending Hindi Resource List

In a previous post responding to those of you asking how I am learning Hindi. I said that I use as many resources as I can and promised to share a …

India Art

For those of you who don't know much about why I am learning Hindi or what inspired it do take a look at my art blog and posts from my trip to India. …

To Me Hindi Gibberish Is

Mujhe hindi gibberish hai.<br>To me Hindi gibberish is.<p>This sentence is pretty simple to translate when written; however, when people talk, translating …

Text Kar Rahi Hindi Mei Da Bomb hai

Here are a couple more examples of the translation confusion I mentioned in my previous post. This time they all appeared in texts. First of …

Hindi Bible for Christmas

Well I have officially received my Hindi Bible for Christmas!!!<p>I had my husband pick a verse to hear in Hindi.<p>He picked the common 2 Corinthians 5:17 …

HindiPod101 Review

For those of you who have been asking for some various language learning online resources one of the first ones that comes to mind is langauagePod101.<p>…

Listening Practice Playlist

I am not going to go into detail in this post about the importance of listening practice as I am sure you are aware of why any language learner needs …

Common Hindi Verbs Thought of on the Fly

Here are the first verbs that came to mind when I began my list. And here is a practice sentence where you can fill in the black with the appropriate …

The Last Night Meme from Sunday Stealing

I found this meme* at SundayStealing.blogspot.com and thought that last night would be fun for me to write about especially since it surely applies …

My First Hindi Phrases - A Great Starting Place

I went to India knowing how to say, How are you? What is your name? and how to count to 10 in Hindi. While there I picked up a few more words and …

What Does English Sound Like to Non-English Speakers?

I found this video many years ago and thought it was really fascinating.<p>Over the past few months I have been around many languages. Many of these …

Dubbed Hindi Mai

Yesterday a coworker said that when she was learning French she watched The Nightmare Before Christmas in French with subtitles 10 times and then …