Hindi Language for Foreign Students

Course Code: CCHLFS
Division: Academic Unit
Course HoD/ Coordinator: Prof. Arun Kumar Bhardwaj
Duration: 3 Months
Total Credits: 4
Mode of Classes: Offline
Eligibility: Indian nationals- Graduation in any subject
NRI/Foreign nationals: Bachelor’s degree or higher in any relevant subject
Fees: Rs. 10,000

Course Objective

This course is designed for people who want a structured but user-friendly introduction to Hindi, whether studying alone or in a class. It aims to get you into the world of real Hindi as quickly as possible

Course Outline
  • Letters
  • Pronunciations, Verbs, Use of Post Positions
  • Adjectives & Conjunctions
  • Singular-Plural
  • Synonymous & Antonyms
  • Numbers, Days, Time, Weeks, Months
  • Tenses
  • Body Parts
  • Relations
  • Colloquial Hindi
  • Newspaper reading
  • Writing articles for news papers
  • Dumb charades
  • Visits to Temples, Dargahs, Gurudwaras
  • Listening to Kirtan, Bhajan, Shabad and experiencing the Langer culture
  • Indian Music: Film songs and quwwalis
  • Visit Malls, Metros, Schools
  • Watching movies, Documentaries, Plays, Visual Advertisements, and TV news or other live shows
  • Writing reviews of the films, plays etc. watched
  • Topic and their analysis
  • Group discussions
  • Short Stories (Panchtantra, short stories of Premchand, Amar Chitra Katha)
  • Hindi Novels: Nirmal Verma’s WeDIN or Ageyas Are Yayawar Yaad Rahega
  • Hindi Plays: Mohan Rakesh, Asadh Ka Ek Din or Dharamveer Bharti, AndhaYug
  • Poetry: Nirala: Saroj Smriti or Dinkar: Himalaya