Essential everyday Bengali : A grammar and glossary of colloquial Bengali with examples throughout
Hanne-Ruth Thompson (2011)
Essential everyday Bengali offers the reader a stand-alone guide to colloquial Bengali aside from the more formal "high" or "standard" Bengali needed to develop reading and writing skills.
features a practical guide to learning the Bengali "alphabet" and pronunciation, as well as a concise section on grammar, a comprehensive two-way glossary and wordlists of essential everyday words.
Each word example is given in the phonetic transcription as well as the Bengali script which makes this a useful resource for anyone looking to travel to Bangladesh.
BEN VOCAB 1 Open Access