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Learn to Read Bengali!

 

Welcome to the KKSongs Guide to Reading Bengali!

** It is highly recommended that one knows how to read Devanagari before moving on the Bengali **

 

Lesson 1: Letters of the Alphabet

Lesson 2: Forming Simple Words

Lesson 3: Vowel Markings

Lesson 4: Consonant Clusters 1 (Anusvara and Nasal Elements)

Lesson 5: Consonant Clusters 2 (General Forms)

Lesson 6: Consonant Clusters 3 (Exceptions)

Lesson 7: Pronunciation of Bengali Words

Lesson 8: Reading Practice

 

APPENDIX:

Bengali Pronunciation Guide

 

UPDATED: June 16, 2009