Learn to Read, Write and Enjoy বাংলা [Bangla or Bengali] Online
Welcome to https://supriyosen.net
Teaching and facilitating the use of the
on the Internet
Welcome to a site designed and developed for those who know English and
aspire to learn, write and practice conversational Bangla.
- Ready to use 24/7, from
anywhere in the world as long as you
have an Internet connection or Wi-Fi.
- The software can run on any modern Desktop, Laptop, Tablet or Smartphone
with Windows, MacOS, Linux, iOS or Android.
- The software never has to be installed or
maintained by the learner.
Stages of Learning Bangla
1 - Casual Interest
You could be a current or potential visitor to "Bengal" or a friend of a Bengali. You may not want to invest a lot of time and effort, but you want to pick up some conversational snippets to gain some confidence in speaking to real people.
2 - Learn Basics of Bangla Script and Pronunciation
This is important even for reading shop and street signs in Bengali speaking areas. To learn the Bangla script, the letters and words need to be presented with sound so that the learner can see and hear at the same time.
3 - Learn to Make Sentences
At this stage, people usually enrolled in classroom courses. With the advent of internet learning, online courses, like this site, are filling the void.
4 - Express Yourself with Bangla Writing
Considerable effort is spent creating Bangla text using the universal English ("Latin") keyboard. Most people learn a way (using a software key mapping) to type Bangla text. These Input Method Editors (IMEs) are different across computers, so your carefully learned Mac scheme will not be usable when you use the PC in the local Public Library. Bangla is phonetically consistent. Two methods of writing Bangla which work exactly the same across all platforms
4 - Take a Complete Course in Bangla - On the internet, anytime, anyplace
This "Guided Course" is intended to take the learner through a journey of learning the Bangla Alphabet followed by the Rules of Grammar that are needed to become adept at Conversational Bangla. Videos have been added to help the learner with the correct pronunciation of the words and sentences that are used in these lessons.
5 - Actively Read, Write, Hear and Increase your Knowledge of Bangla
If you live in Bangladesh or West Bengal, your knowledge of Bangla would surely grow through the process of immersion. But many new learners do not live in a Bangla speaking region in the World.
Here is a growing portal of Bangla links for users to experience Bangla Literature, Newspapers, Nagazines, Music, Videos, Movies to stimulate the "Bangali" in you!
Practice makes Perfect
The contents of this site are described in more detail at About This Site.
Thank you for visiting this site. If I can help you in any way on your quest to learn and use Bangla, send me a comment by clicking on the "Comment by Email" button in the footer. I want to make your Bangla experience a most positive one.