This pocket book has been designed to help you get by in India or Indian dispora in other part of the world . It offers you all the important words and phrases that may be required for interaction with any Indian or Hindi speaking cultural or social group.
It concentrates on the simple and effective ways of individual express. The book has been divided into four major sections.
- The phonetic Guide
- The Grammatical Explanations
- Vocabulary Aids
- Common Conversations based on day to day situations.
Practical Phonetic guide is a reference to the pronunciation of vowels as well as consonants in Hindi and will serve as an aid to correct pronunciation.
Grammatical Explanations give basic overview of various grammar components in Hindi grammar i.e articles, nouns, adjectives, adverbs, various types of pronouns along with present tense.
Main grammar points have been separately highlighted for better understanding.
Apart from this, the book also adds helpful Grammar Aids in the form of vocabulary that will help the reader in forming complex sentences. Vocabulary Aids refers to day to day topics which include words of common usage, family, colours, cardinal as well as ordinal numbers, countries, nationalities, common professions and the body parts.
The last section of the book is situation based and has variety of situations that a traveler might face on a visit to India and the Hindi speaking countries i.e. Nepal etc. Common conversations which include how to introduce yourself along with information about self, career, nationalities, family etc. It also has leisure-based conversations on various hobbies, travel, excursion, costume, finding the way, accommodation, dining out and medical emergencies like going to doctor, dentist, hospital, optician etc.
Moreover, conversation sentences extend to personal care which cover going to the parlour, barber’s shop and shopping.
For easy understanding on conversations, important tips about certain difficulties and peculiarities are given in box. You may carry this phrase book all the time to make the most of your stay comfortable, enjoyable and remain connected to the land and people you are visiting.