This site will be useful for:
Beginners will start with Learn Bangla Section. This section will address the learning needs of time-constrained students who want to learn enough Bangla to be able to converse in it and feel at ease in the company of Bangla-speaking family, friends and business associates.
There are 4 e-books and a 14-week intensive course using two of these e-books. In addition, There are a number of "articles" on Learning Bangla in the Posts Section
Such users will spend most of their time in the Write Bangla Section.
They will also be able to find and use multimedia educational Bangla material in the Practice Resources Section
If you are teaching someone Bangla, and find the currently available text books to be inadequate for online learners, you could use the material on this site as the main or supplemental course material.
You may find the course curriculum entitled A Guided Course for Conversational Bangla useful in designing a curriculum for your students. The Practice Resources will be a rich source of material for your students to keep up their skills.
Thank you for visiting this site. If I can help you in any way on your quest to learn Bangla, send me a comment by clicking on the "Email Comments" button at the top. I will try to make your learning experience a positive one.
Bangla in the Digital AgeMore people to be able to read and write Bangla on all kinds of computer devices
This site - supriyosen.net - helps you learn Bangla using some computer device (desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones). The software is written to run on Windows, Apple Macintosh, Linux computers. It will also work on Android and iOS Tableta and Smartphones.
The content of this website is geared to attracting more people to learn Bangla -- by making it easier and quicker to learn and use Bangla using this site.
There are now many resources available on the internet that are in a format (referred to as "Unicode" fonts) that can be easily browsed with most computers. Many are referred to in the Practice Resources of this Website. Compilations of "Complete Works" are referred to in Great Bangla Literature and these are put together by SNLTR.
SNLTR (Society for Natural Language Technology Research) operates under the Department of Information Technology & Electronics, Government of West Bengal. It is involved in research into tools to bring technology to help spread the use of Bangla. One objective was to publish classical Bangla Literature on the web. The collected works of Rabindranath Tagore, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Sarat Chandra Chatterjee and Swami Vivekananda have already been published and more compilations are being assembled. SNLTR has also made great progress in standardizing Bangla Fonts and Keyboards and providing software tools for using Bangla on a variety of computers.