Discover Hindi

Course Dates: 14/07/20
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Are you thinking about studying Hindi? Enjoy a short introduction- from greetings and personal information to cultural insights- and decide whether you'd like to take the language further.


What is the course about?

The aim of this course is to introduce students to basic oral communication skills in Hindi; to give them the opportunity to practice these skills in a variety of day to day situations; to promote interest in and awareness of the language and its culture today.

What will we cover?

greetings, sharing personal information (name, occupation and nationality), apologising and showing

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- greet other people
- say your name, nationality and occupation
- apologise and show gratitude.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This is a taster for complete beginners. No previous knowledge of Hindi necessary.

For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide, or at You will also need to be able to understand basic spoken and written information in English (e.g. simple instructions, course documents) and be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time etc).

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Classroom activities will include: repetition of words and sentences, individual work, pair work, group work, role-plays and mingling activities.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Based on the tutor's own materials.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Hindi 1: module 1 in September.


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Reviews below are by students who have attended this course, regardless of the course teacher. Please be aware you may not be booking onto a course with the same teacher.

The teacher was excellent and engaging.
We had a good grounding and basics of the language.
One evening session is too short to guage the whole course however what we did learn was an excellent all round introduction.
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Review by Nina / (Posted on 17/07/2019)
I highly recommend this course. Knowledgeable teacher, small class.
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 16/07/2019)
Our three hours (3) of introduction to HINDI was an absolute joy. What a wonderful teacher who taught us Greetings, How are you? Please/Thank you and Good Bye. The best way to spend an evening at City Lit. I cannot wait to start a new term with our teacher in January. Bravo to City Lit, for offering this enchanting course.
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Review by WOODY WOOD PECKER / (Posted on 31/07/2015)
Tutor Biographies
Sabrina Osborne

Sabrina graduated from Aligarh Muslim University, India with a BA in Hindi & Sanskrit in 1990 and was awarded three University Gold Medals. Sabrina then went on to study Fine Art for a BFA & MFA in 1994 and 1996 respectively from Delhi University, India and an MA in Art Practice at Goldsmiths College, London University in 2007-9. Sabrina has 7 years of experience in teaching Hindi- her first language. She enjoys using audio/visual resources and activities in language teaching along with her own original teaching materials. Her in-depth knowledge of the language and teaching experience with specially designed lessons make her lessons very enjoyable. Her cultural inputs and anecdotes provide a deeper understanding of her fascinating country - India. Her research interests include contemporary Hindi in urban/rural settings and in Bollywood. She is also a proofreader for Hachette. Recently she reviewed the Hindi Grammar book for Routledge.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

Book your place

Course Code: LBTHN1

Tue, eve, 14 Jul - 14 Jul '20

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £29.00
Senior fee: £29.00
Concession: £29.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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