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Foreign Language Learning: Bengali


Samsad Bengali-English Dictionary from the University of Chicago.


Anandabazar Patrika  Highest-circulation Bengali daily newspaper (requires Bengali fonts).

Grammar Guides and Language Lessons

Introduction to Bengali Free online textbook from the University of Chicago.

A Bengali Prose Reader for Second Year Students Another free online text from UChicago.

Learn Basic Bengali Online pronunciation and grammar lessons. Bengali Pronunciation Audio clips of native speakers pronouncing 200+ Bengali words.

Radio, Television and Film

BBC Bangla

Deutsche Welle Bengali

Videos in Bengali available through Duke Libraries.

Bengali Writing Resources

The Bengali alphabet from Free Bengali fonts and writing tools.

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Linda Daniel
Duke University Libraries
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Phone: 919-660-5927