Virtual Hindi Language (All Levels)

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

At a Glance






Jan 18 – Mar 21

Online Component

Jan 18 – Mar 21

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Critical Global Issue of Study

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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.


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


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


Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Identify and classify alphabets into consonants and vowels used in the Hindi language (mostly for the beginner levels)
  • Construct level-specific sentences in specific communicative contexts, meeting the basic/functional needs of personal and academic lives.
  • Comprehend level-specific media/text materials and communicate information, ideas, and arguments in appropriate and accurate Hindi.
  • Use culturally appropriate language showing increased cultural awareness.
  • Develop skills, processes, tools, and techniques to become a lifelong Hindi language learner.
  • Demonstrate appropriate language skills growth as relevant to starting level.

Read more about Program Learning Outcomes.


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.

The syllabi can be useful for students, faculty, and study abroad offices in assessing credit transfer. Read more about credit transfer.

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

Hindi (Online)

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

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

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

Faculty & Staff

India: Virtual Hindi Language (All Levels)

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

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  • Cost & Scholarships

    The tuition for this program is $1,080You may be able to use financial aid from your home school, if applicable. Contact your study abroad, advising or financial aid office for more information. SIT Admissions is also available for questions.