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Hindi Language Resources

hindi-carHindi is an Indo-Aryan language with about 487 million speakers. It is one of the 22 official languages of India and is the main language used in the northern states of Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh and Jharkhand.

Resources in the Language Resources Centre

Hindi Resources Catalogue
The PDF file contains all resources for Hindi that can be found in the Language Resources Centre. It is divided into 3 categories:

 

  • Book
  • Audio CD/DVD
  • Films/TV

In the 'Notes' column you will find details of, for example, CDs that accompany textbooks and vice versa. Other information had been included throughout the catalogue to help identify a specific item if viewing these off-site.

Please note that these resources are offered on a reference-only basis.

Beginners

A Door into Hindi
This website is suitable for beginner students. It includes 24 video-based lessons with accompanying scrolling texts, grammar notes, glossaries, cultural notes etc.

Hindi Script Tutor
This website provides a character-drawing programme with the script.

Digital Dialects - Hindi vocabulary builder
Not written in Devanagari but good for basic vocabulary. The vocabulary is accompanied with an audio version of the words.

Intermediate

Learn Hindi word games
Thematic vocabulary list with exercises such as hangman etc.

Culture

Advanced Hindi
This website offers prose, poetry and culture.

Media

All India Radio

BBC Hindi

The Times of India (Hindi version)

The Times of India (English version)

The Hindustan (Hindi version)

The Hindustan Times (English version)

Samachar

Naidunia E-paper

Indian Cinema: VOD YouTube
Wide range of full Indian films uploaded by YouTube. Some have English subtitles, some don't. Examples of films with English subtitles:
Teen Patti; Vivah; Red Swasik; main Prem ki Diwani Hoon; Shaadi no.1; Yaadein; etc.
Example of films without subtitles:
3 idiots; Pyar Impossible; Action Replay; Hum Aaapke hain koun; Hum saath hain; Pardes; etc.

LiveTV:

NDTV India
NDTV (New Delhi Television) - official live broadcasting website in English (NDTV 24/7) and Hindi (NDTV India).

Study Hindi at King's

Evening Courses
Members of the public can study Hindi at King's at beginner and intermediate levels.

Assessed Modules
Doing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree? You can take a Hindi course as part of your studies (Beginner Levels).

Tailor-made Tuition
We offer tailor-made courses in Hindi for individuals and groups.

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