Hindi is a language that is spoken in several different countries throughout South Asia, and it is one of the official languages in India. If you want to be a world traveler, or if you are just interested in expanding your mind and discovering more about a new culture, then learning to speak Hindi might be the right decision for you. People who only speak English can have a little trouble with Hindi, but there are enough similarities between the languages that you should be able to learn it with hard work, dedication and the right resources.

Get an English-to-Hindi dictionary to help you with your studying. Hindi dictionaries are available online.

Take a class. Hindi classes are sometimes offered at local universities. Learning from an instructor can help you pick up the basics of the language.

Get a study partner. Talk to the people you are in class with and find someone who would like to study the language with you.

Start reading Hindi newspapers, magazines and websites and watch Hindi videos. Links are available through Hindi Learner.com.

Check out some Hindi learning tools available online. Links to materials such as language lessons, vocabulary, games, quizzes, drills and tutorials are available through a "Best Hindi Website" document offered by the University of Northern Iowa.

Use a Hindi software program, such as the one offered by Transparent Language, to help you learn Hindi.

Travel to a country that speaks Hindi, such as India. One of the best ways to learn a language is to immerse yourself in the culture. Try to only speak Hindi while on the trip.

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