India

Hindi Language (All Levels)

Build a solid foundation of Hindi language skills through this online course.

At a Glance

Credits

3

Prerequisites

None

Dates

Sep 14 ‎– Nov 15

Program Countries

India

Program Base

Online, India

Critical Global Issue of Study

Identity & Human Resilience

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Overview

Learning Hindi, one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, provides opportunities to contribute to the growing connections between the US and India and engage with the worldwide Indian diaspora. Through this program, you will develop practical Hindi language skills, as well as an appreciation of the culture and society in which it is embedded.

After taking an online language placement test, you will be placed into the appropriate level group for your Hindi studies.This online Hindi language course will introduce level-specific grammatical forms and essential vocabulary to establish a solid foundation in all four key language skill areas—listening, speaking, reading and writing. Daily instruction, practice sessions, and assignments will improve your ability to express yourself and engage in conversation in Hindi. Instructors will draw materials from variety of formal and informal sources, including audio-visual materials.

Students will be expected to devote approximately 15 hours per week to this course over a nine-week period. The course schedule is flexible to accommodate a variety of student schedules and time zones and it integrates both synchronous and asynchronous activities. Synchronous sessions may include three hours per week with the language instructor(s) doing drills and practicing conversation. The frequency, duration, and scheduling of synchronous sessions will be determined together by instructors and class participants during the first week of the course.

Asynchronous activities may include approximately 10-12 hours per week on practice exercises, small group projects, discussion boards, and completing assignments. Students are required to demonstrate a strong online presence by participating in group discussions, answering questions, and interacting with course participants and staff.

SIT is also offering a three-week, supplementary, intensive Hindi Language J-term immersion program in Jaipur, India

Highlights

  • Build Hindi language skills with small group sessions and individualized tutoring.
  • Learn from native language teachers with experience in online language instruction.

Prerequisites

Through oral proficiency testing you will be placed in beginning, intermediate, or advanced classes.  

Academics

Coursework

The following syllabi are representative of this program. Because courses develop and change over time to take advantage of dynamic learning opportunities, actual course content will vary from term to term.

Please expand the sections below to see detailed course information, including course codes, credits, overviews, and syllabi.

Program Components

  • 45 class hours of online Hindi language study with instructors
  • 15 hours of individualized online tutoring
  • 15 hours of conversation practice

Beginning Hindi

Beginning Hindi – syllabus
(HIND 1003 – 1503 Online Course / 3 Credits)

Intermediate Hindi

Intermediate Hindi – syllabus
(HIND 2003 – 2503 Online Course / 3 Credits)

Advanced Hindi

Advanced Hindi – syllabus
(HIND 3003 – 3503 Online Course / 3 Credits)

Faculty & Staff

India: Hindi Language (All Levels)

Anjani Sharma, MA
Language Faculty
Awadhesh Aadhar, MA
Program Coordinator
Rashmi Sharma, PhD
Language Faculty

Discover the Possibilities

  • COST & SCHOLARSHIPS

    The tuition for this program is $1,080. Financial aid may apply. Contact your study abroad office or SIT Admissions for more information.