Hindi–A Worldview Part II

Hindi–A Worldview Part II

Part II: Hindi Sentence Structure–A Deeper Look In the previous installment we looked at a few examples of how Hindi sentence structure differs from English. Let’s take a closer look at some specific examples of concepts that are expressed differently in Hindi:...
Hindi–A Worldview

Hindi–A Worldview

Part I: Why learning Hindi can be a challenge for native English speakers Languages can be a window into the culture that speaks them. In this three-part blog, we will be exploring how Hindi is more than a language – it embodies a worldview that relates back to...
We could be heroes! Me and you!

We could be heroes! Me and you!

We could be heroes! Me and you! That song is pretty good in another context, and in my opinion also fitting to language learners and teachers. To be sure, I am using the word hero to mean a person who is admired, especially for having done something difficult or...
Urdu: Made Easy by Zabaan

Urdu: Made Easy by Zabaan

Mr Rakesh Saraf shares his experience of learning Urdu with Zabaan. My father was a scholar in Urdu amongst his other interests in life. When he passed away early in 2009, he left me many books. Amongst them was a veritable treasure trove of Urdu literature, including...