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Learn bengali

  1. 1. Learn Bengali First Lesson
  2. 2. In this presentation <ul><li>History of Bengali Language </li></ul><ul><li>The Alphabets </li></ul><ul><li>Some Basic Words </li></ul><ul><li>Some Basic Sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Days of the week in Bengali </li></ul><ul><li>Number 1 to 10 in Bengali </li></ul>
  3. 3. History of Bengali Language <ul><li>The article in Wikipedia is pretty much handy, just have a look to know about Bengali, you will get a quick overview. Its here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bengali_language </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Alphabets <ul><li>There are 11 vowels in Bengali and each of the vowels have a form called “Matra” which can be attached to the consonants to create new meaningful words. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 39 consonants in Bengali which are pronounced with the Matra’s from the 11 vowels. </li></ul><ul><li>Note: To see the Bengali texts in the next slides, download and install Siyam Rupali font from http://www.omicronlab.com </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Vowels <ul><li>অ Pronounced as Sho-re-oo </li></ul><ul><li>আ Pronounced as Sho-re-aa </li></ul><ul><li>ই Pronounced as Rosh-sho-ee </li></ul><ul><li>ঈ Pronounced as Dir-gho-ee </li></ul><ul><li>উ Pronounced as Rosh-sho-uu </li></ul><ul><li>ঊ Pronounced as Dir-gh-uu </li></ul><ul><li>ঋ Pronounced as Ree </li></ul><ul><li>এ Pronounced as Aae </li></ul><ul><li>ঐ Pronounced as Oye </li></ul><ul><li>ও Pronounced as Oo </li></ul><ul><li>ঔ Pronounced as Oow </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Vowel Matra (using the consonant ক (Ko) as an example) <ul><li>অ This does not have any matra, it only has O sound </li></ul><ul><li>আ The matra of this is called Akar e.g কা ( ka) </li></ul><ul><li>ই The matra of this is called Rosh-shi-kar e.g. কি (ki) </li></ul><ul><li>ঈ The matra of this is called Dir-ghi-kar e.g. কী (kee) </li></ul><ul><li>উ The matra of this is called Rosh-sho-ukar e.g. কু (ku) </li></ul><ul><li>ঊ The matra of this is called Dir-gho-ukar e.g. কূ (kuu) </li></ul><ul><li>ঋ The matra of this is called Ree kar e.g. কৃ (kri) </li></ul><ul><li>এ The matra of this is calle Ae kar e.g. কে (ke) </li></ul><ul><li>ঐ The matra of this is called Oye kar e.g. কৈ (koi) </li></ul><ul><li>ও The matra of this is called Oo kar e.g. কো (koo) </li></ul><ul><li>ঔ The matra of this is called Oow kar e.g. কৌ (kow) </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Consonants <ul><li>For the whole list of consonants in Bengali, see this page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bengali_script </li></ul><ul><li>Refer to the next slide for the pronunciation of all these consonants with the Matra from the vowels </li></ul>
  8. 8. Some Basic Words তার Tar His/Her তোমার Tomar Yours আমার Amar Mine তারা Tara They আমরা Amra We এটা Eta It/This সে Se He/She তুমি Tumi You আমি Ami I Written Form Bengali English
  9. 9. Some Basic Words ওটা / ওটার Ota/Otar That/That’s গাড়ি Gari Car বই Boi Book মাঠ Mathh Field স্কুল School School খেলা Khela Play যাওয়া Jawa Go তাদের Tader Their আমাদের Amader Ours এটার Etar Its Written Form Bengali English
  10. 10. Some Basic Sentences <ul><li>I go to school : Ami school e jai আমি স্কুলে যাই। </li></ul><ul><li>You play in the field: Tumi mathh e khelo তুমি মাঠে খেলো। </li></ul><ul><li>He/She goes to school: Se school e jay সে স্কুলে যায়। </li></ul><ul><li>They go to school: Tara school e jay তারা স্কুলে যায়। </li></ul>
  11. 11. Some Basic Sentences <ul><li>We play in the field: Amra mathh e kheli আমরা মাঠে খেলি। </li></ul><ul><li>This book is mine: Ei boi ta amar বইটা আমার। </li></ul><ul><li>The car is yours: Gari ta tomar গাড়িটা তোমার। </li></ul><ul><li>His/Her book is in the school: Tar boi ta school e ache তার বইটা স্কুলে আছে। </li></ul>
  12. 12. Some Basic Sentences <ul><li>Their book is in the school: Tader boi school e ache তাদের বই স্কুলে আছে। </li></ul><ul><li>It is our car: Eta amader gari এটা আমাদের গাড়ি। </li></ul><ul><li>That is our school: Ota amader school ওটা আমাদের স্কুল। </li></ul>
  13. 13. Days of the week শনিবার Shoni bar Saturday শুক্রবার Shukro bar Friday বৃহস্পতিবার Bri-hosh-poti bar Thursday বুধবার Budh bar Wednesday মঙ্গলবার Mongol bar Tuesday সোমবার Shom bar Monday রবিবার Robi bar Sunday Written Form Bengali English
  14. 14. Numbers 1 to 10 দশ ( ১০ ) Dosh Ten (10) নয় ( ৯ ) Noy Nine (9) আট ( ৮ ) Aat Eight (8) সাত ( ৭ ) Saat Seven (7) ছয় ( ৬ ) Choy Six (6) পাঁচ ( ৫ ) Panch Five (5) চার ( ৪ ) Char Four (4) তিন ( ৩ ) Teen Three (3) দুই ( ২ ) Dui Two (2) এক ( ১ ) Ek One (1) Written Form Bengali English
  15. 15. The End of Lesson 1 <ul><li>Did you like the first lesson? Was it helpful? Or </li></ul><ul><li>Are you scared of Bengali already? Don’t be scared, Bengali is easy once you get to know it </li></ul><ul><li>Wait for our next lesson and we will take your learning Bengali experience to another level </li></ul><ul><li>For contact: email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Any kind of feedback is welcome and if you face any problem then definitely email us for help </li></ul>