HindiPod101 All About Curriculum 

In this set of 15 lessons, you will learn all about the society and culture of India. These lessons are entirely in English and are for those who want to learn more about the Hindi language and in-depth information about the country where it is spoken.

Lesson Title/Topic Function Summary
#1 Top 5 Reasons to Study Hindi! Talking about India and the Hindi language Background of the Hindi Language, Where Is Hindi Spoken?, Why It's Important
#2 Cracking the Hindi Writing System Talking about the Hindi Writing System The Devnagari script, Vowels, Hindi Numerals, Writing a "Half" or "Schwa-less" Consonant
#3 Painless Hindi Grammar Talking about the characteristics of Hindi Grammar Basic Hindi Grammar, Characteristics of the Hindi Language, Verbs, Tense, Nouns and Gender, Singulars and Plurals, Making Questions, Interrogative Words
#4 Hindi Pronunciation Made Easy! Talking about the characteristics of Hindi Pronunciation Sounds and Syllables, Vowels in Hindi Alphabet, Consonants in Hindi Alphabet, Variations of Consonants in Hindi Alphabet, Specials characters/symbols used in Hindi Alphabet
#5 5 Most Important Phrases for Learning Hindi! Learning the top 5 must-know phrases in Hindi #1 Must-Know Phrase: "Hello"/"Goodbye" (Na-ma-skar, Na-mas-te, नमस्कार, नमस्ते)
#2 Must-Know Phrase: "Please" (Kripaya, कृपया)
#3 Must-Know Phrase: "See you again" (Phir-mi-lan-gae, फिर मिलेंगे)
#4 Must-Know Phrase: "Thank you" (Dhan-ya-vad, Shuk-riya, धन्यवाद, शुक्रिया)
#5 Must-Know Phrase: "Excuse me," "sorry," "please forgive me" (Maf-kijiye, माफ़ कीजिये)

#6 Can You Answer These 5 Questions About India? Taking a quiz on India 5 quiz questions testing your knowledge on India
#7 Top 5 Indian Dishes! Talking about famous Indian dishes Indian cuisine, Table Etiquette, Top 5 Foods to Try in India
#8 Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Indian Society! Talking about daily life and society in India Life in India: Major Cities and How they Work, Family Life, Work Culture, Dress Code, Meals at the Workplace, Politics, Generational Trends
#9 Top 5 Important Dates During the Indian Calendar Year! Talking about important holidays Important Holidays: Gandhi Jayanti Day, Diwali, Krishna Janmashtami, Republic Day of India, India's Independence Day
#10 Top 5 Hindi Dos and Don'ts Talking about the top 5 Hindi dos and dont's Dos and Don'ts in Indian Culture
#11 Useful Tools for Learning Hindi! Talking about 5 tools to help you learn Hindi Top 5 Useful Tools for Learning Hindi:
1. Google Image Search
2. Hindi Dictionary Search and Compilation Service
3. YouTube Videos
4. Musicindiaonline.com
5. aajtak.intoday TV Channel website
#12 Top 5 Classroom Phrases in Hindi! Learning Hindi phrases useful for the classroom 5 Useful Phrases for the Classroom in Hindi:
1. "(Please) Repeat After Me." (Kripaya) Bolie
2. "(Please) Look." (Kripaya) Idhar dekhie
3. "Please Read." (Kripaya) Padhie
4. "(Please) Write it." (Kripaya) Likhie
5. "Do You Understand?" Samaje Kya?
#13 Top 5 Hindi Phrases Your Teacher Will Never Teach You! Learning Hindi phrases you won't learn in the classroom Top 5 Phrases Your Teacher Will Never Teach You:
1. Jhakkas
2. Dedh shaana
3. Chuna lagaana
4. Locha
5. Ji Ha, Achha, Are!
#14 Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Common Mistakes in Hindi! Learning 5 language mistakes to avoid in Hindi Overcoming Common Errors That Learners of Hindi Make
Tip #1: Don't Attach Ji to Your Own Name!
Tip #2: Watch Your Politeness Level!
Tip #3: Watch Your Gender!
Tip #4: Use Correct Matra!
Tip #5: Watch Out for Similar Alphabetical Pronunciation!
#15 Pet Phrases from the Hindi Teachers! Learning the favorite Hindi phrases of the hosts Top 5 Useful Phrases from the Host:
1: Aap kaise hain?
2: OK
3: Kya mein aapki madad kar sakta/ sakti (in case of female) hoon?
4: … (Noun)…kaha hai?
5: Yeh kaisey diyaa? Or … (Noun)… + kitne ka hai?