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3-Minute Hindi Season 1, Lesson 25 - On the Phone
Introduction
Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute Hindi Season 1, Lesson 25 - On the Phone. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to understand the basic vocabulary on the phone in Hindi.
Body
Becky: Here's the informal way to say 'Hello. (answering)' in Hindi.
Shakti: [Normal] हेलो(heLo)
Becky: This expression has only one word meaning 'Hello'
Shakti: [Normal] हेलो [Slow] हेलो (heLo)
Becky: Listen again to the informal expression meaning 'Hello. (answering)'
Shakti: [Slow] हेलो [Normal] हेलो
Becky: Ok, now let's take a look at the formal way to say 'This is Shakti'
Shakti: [Normal] मैं शक्ति हूँ|(main sakTii huun.)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'I'
Shakti: [Normal] मैं [Slow] मैं (main)
Becky: Last is the verb “to be” plus the person’s name, in this case Shakti 'am Shakti'
Shakti: [Normal] शक्ति हूँ| [Slow] शक्ति हूँ|(sakTii huun)
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'This is Shakti'
Shakti: [Slow] मैं शक्ति हूँ| [Normal] मैं शक्ति हूँ|
Becky: Next up is the formal way to ask 'May I talk to John?'
Shakti: [Normal] क्या मैं जॉन से बात कर सकता हूँ?(kyaa main jauN Se baaT kar SakTaa huun?)
Becky: First is a phrase meaning 'what I'
Shakti: [Normal] क्या मैं [Slow] क्या मैं (kyaa main)
Becky: Next is the phrase meaning 'to John'
Shakti: [Normal] जॉन से [Slow] जॉन से (jauN Se)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'talk'
Shakti: [Normal] बात [Slow] बात(baaT)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'can'
Shakti: [Normal] कर सकता हूँ [Slow] कर सकता हूँ(kar SakTaa huun)
Becky: Listen again to the formal question meaning 'May I talk to John?'
Shakti: [Slow] क्या मैं जॉन से बात कर सकता हूँ? [Normal] क्या मैं जॉन से बात कर सकता हूँ?
Becky: Finally, here is a formal way to say 'I'll call again later.'
Shakti: [Normal] मैं बाद में दोबारा कॉल करूँगा|(main baad mein Dobaaraa kauL karuungaa.)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'I'
Shakti: [Normal] मैं [Slow] मैं (main)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'later'
Shakti: [Normal] बाद में [Slow] बाद में (baad mein)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'again'
Shakti: [Normal] दोबारा [Slow] दोबारा (Dobaaraa)
Becky: Last is the phrase meaning 'will call.'
Shakti: [Normal] कॉल करूँगा [Slow] कॉल करूँगा(kauL karuungaa)
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'I'll call again later.'
Shakti: [Slow] मैं बाद में दोबारा कॉल करूँगा| [Normal] मैं बाद में दोबारा कॉल करूँगा|
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Shakti: When people pick up the phone in India, they say "Hello" regardless of their background and language. This word has been absorbed into Indian vocabulary.

Outro

Becky: Well, that’s all for this lesson and this series. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in another series. Bye!
Shakti: अलविदा (aLviDaa)

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