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No Transliterations

February 28, 2014

I’ve received several requests to add transliterations to this website. A transliteration is simply a way of writing Hindi words using the English alphabet, e.g. “aap kaise hain?”. I entertained these requests very seriously, but I have finally concluded that … Read

How To Learn Hindi

January 1, 2014

Recently, I’ve met several non-natives who speak English very well. I asked them how they learned English so well, and, interestingly, every one of them had the same response: “I watched a lot of television and movies”. Their consistent testimony … Read

Anki

January 9, 2013

I’ve recently begun using Anki, a “spaced repetition system” (SRS). Anki is software that helps its users to remember large amounts of information in an efficient way. It can be used to learn many things, but it is especially useful … Read

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