Namaste Dosti - The Learn Hindi Podcast



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  • Namaste Dosti - Lesson 11


    Hi Friends,Hard to believe, but we finished lesson 11! Yes, we are still alive. Not sure if we will continue to do podcasts, as there are so many good resources out there with native speakers. However I'm planning to add more transcripts for the existing podcasts.Anyway, in this episode we talk about family and vacation, and our movie song is Kuch na kaho from the movie of the same title (Stars: Abhishek Bacchan and Ashvariya Rai).Link to the podcastCheck out my iPhone App: "Learn Hindi"! Let me know any feedback.Link to the iPhone App Information Page Thanks and Shukriya! Enjoy,Tina and Meena.

  • Namaste Dosti - Lesson 10


    Dear friends,here is our 10th lesson. We are having a dialog about a Hindi book and another one about Santosh's new baby. (Congrats Santosh!) After that a little grammar - Conditional sentences. Our movie song is "Tujhe Dekha To" from the movie "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, sang by Kumar Sanu and Lata Mangeshkar. We are still working on the script, but we promise to publish it this week!Shukriya and Enjoy!Tina and Meena.Here is the link to the podcast.Here is a link to a video of the song.

  • Namaste Dosti - Lesson 9


    Namaste Dosti!Lesson 9 has been finally finished. We are talking about hobbies and sports and the Holi Festival. Our Bollywood song is "Chand Sifarish" from the movie "Fanaa".Enjoy!Link to the podcast.Here is the full transcript for this episode! - No Hindi letters though..

  • Namaste Dosti - Lesson 8


    Namaste Dosti,we finally finished lesson 8. Sorry about the long wait. Does it count as excuse that I just broke my arm? So typing and editing is taking a bit longer.Anyway, in this podcast we talk about good resolutions and time units. We have a dialog about a visit to the movie theater.Our Bollywood song is Do Pal from the movie Veer Zaara.We hope you enjoy it!Link to the podcast.Do Pal - Song lyrics

  • Namaste Dosti - Lesson 7


    Hard to believe, but we finished lesson 7!To our defense for the long wait, the podcast is pretty long and packed with new stuff.We are talking about going to the Garba, we are learning vocabulary about time and new numbers and we have a dialog about a planned vacation. Our Bollywood song comes to you by suggestion of a listener: It is the title song of the 1977 Movie "Hum kisi se kum nahin" - a qawali song.Here is the link to a YouTube clip for the song: Hum kisi se kum nahinHere are the lyrics.Please let us know if you have any comments and suggestions! Here is the link to the podcast.

  • Namaste Dosti - Lesson 6


    Hello friends,Yes, lesson 6 is finally finished!!! I hope you enjoy it. We are talking about Meena's vacation and you will learn how to shop for fruits.Our Bollywood song is from the movie "Lage Raho Muna Bhai". Here is the full translation of the song: Pal Pal.Link to the podcast.

  • Namaste Dosti - Lesson 5


    Namaste Dosti - Welcome to Lesson 5. Sorry it took a bit longer this time. Meena was on vacation, so Santosh helped us out this time. Our song this time is the title song of the movie 'Kal ho naa ho'. We hope you enjoy this episode!Link to the podcast.

  • Namaste Dosti - Lesson 4


    Namaste Dosti - Welcome to our 4th podcast! The main topic of this lesson is health. We are also doing a recap of the vocabulary we have learned so far. And finally, our Bollywood song of the lesson is "Ek Ladki" from the movie "1942 - A Love Story".Enjoy!Link to podcast.Here is the full translation of the song "Ek Ladki". No Hindi letters yet, sorry.Just as a test, here is a Hindi class created by us on Try it out.

  • Namaste Dosti - Lesson 3


    We finally finished lesson 3! This lesson is a bit heavy on grammar. We have a dialog with new vocabulary. Our Bollywood song for this lesson is "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai". We are working on the scripts too, so check back on our website in a few days.Enjoy!Link to the podcast.

  • Namaste Dosti - Lesson 2


    We are happy to announce that lesson 2 has been finished! This one is slightly longer than the first one.Here is an overview over the content:There is a dialog and new words about where you are from (Are you punjabi?)We have another short dialog with new words like room, big, small, clean and dirty.As special treat, we will translate a line from a Bollywood movie song.We used a variety of speakers this time. Thanks to everyone for their help!We hope you enjoy lesson 2!Pher melange!Here is the link to the mp3 file.

  • Welcome to the Learn Hindi Podcast! - Lesson 1


    Welcome friends to Namaste Dosti, the Learn Hindi Podcast.I have been looking around for a good Hindi podcast and could not find one - so I decided to create my own. With the help of my Hindi speaking friends, we will try to provide an interesting and effective podcast to help you learn Hindi.Listen here to the podcast.Great News: The script for Lesson 1 is now available. No Hindi letters (Devanagari script) yet, but with time, we will add this as well...More news: The first podcast is now available as youtube video! Check it out: Lesson 1 on youtube