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Join us for free samosas, chai, and Hindi conversation practice on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of every month from 6-7 p.m.

As Delhi’s premier foreign language institute, Zabaan provides high-quality instruction in more than fifteen languages — both modern and classical — originating from South Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. United by a passion for language learning and decades of collective teaching experience, Zabaan’s multinational team of teachers has a proven track record of success in achieving proficiency for their students.

 

 

Intensive Courses

If you want to fast track your language learning, our intensive courses cover more ground in less time.  Ideal for students who wish to be fully immersed, these courses are offered daily Monday through Friday for four intense weeks. After a total of 60 class hours, students can expect to boost their proficiency by 2 levels on our proficiency guidelines.

Evening Group Courses

Designed specifically for the working professional or full-time student, our 90-minute evening group classes are held after working hours twice a week for ten weeks so you can achieve your language proficiency goals without disrupting your busy schedule. After a total of 30 hours of class time, students can expect to boost their language proficiency by 1 level on our proficiency guidelines.

Private Lessons

For students with specific goals or a unique schedule, private lessons are custom tailored to improve your language skills at a pace and learning style that’s right for you. Lessons plans and materials are custom designed to fit your needs and help you reach your goals.  Private lessons can take place at Zabaan’s language centre or at your home or office in Delhi (travel costs apply).

Online Lessons

No matter where you are in the world, you can benefit from Zabaan’s full range of course offerings and private lessons.  Zabaan accommodates your schedule arranging sessions on Google+ or Skype.  You’ll receive learning materials directly from your teacher and will submit scanned homework for review allowing your teacher to track your progress and plan subsequent lessons accordingly.

Number of Lessons Taught

Number of Languages

Number of Students

Upcoming Courses

Course TitleProficiency Level
Reached (CEFR)
DatesDaysTimeDuration
Intensive Elementary Hindi for BeginnersA1, A213 Feb - 10 MarMon - Fri9.15 - 12.30 pm4 Weeks
60 Hours (Holiday on 26 Jan)
Intensive Elementary Hindi for BeginnersA1, A220 Mar - 14 AprMon - Fri9.15 - 12.30 pm4 Weeks
60 Hours (Holiday on 26 Jan)
Intensive Elementary Hindi for BeginnersA1, A217 Apr - 12 MayMon - Fri9.15 - 12.30 pm4 Weeks
60 Hours (Holiday on 26 Jan)
Intensive Lower IntermediateA2, B113 Feb - 10 MarMon - Fri9.15 - 12.30 pm4 Weeks
60 Hours (Holiday on 26 Jan)
Intensive Lower IntermediateA2, B120 Mar - 14 AprMon - Fri9.15 - 12.30 pm4 Weeks
60 Hours (Holiday on 26 Jan)
Intensive Lower IntermediateA2, B117 Apr - 12 MayMon - Fri9.15 - 12.30 pm4 Weeks
60 Hours (Holiday on 26 Jan)
Hindi for BeginnersA13 Apr - 3 MayMon/Wed6 - 7:30 pm5 Weeks
15 hours
Hindi for BeginnersA13 Jul - 2 AugMon/Wed6 - 7:30 pm5 Weeks
15 hours
Lower Elementary HindiA113 Feb - 20 MarMon/Wed6 - 7:30 pm5 Weeks
15 hours
Upper Elementary HindiA2-27 Mar - 26 AprMon/Wed6 - 7:30 pm5 Weeks
15 hours
Course TitleProficiency LevelDatesDaysTimeDurationLocationCourse Fee
Urdu Script for Hindi SpeakersA113 Jan - 10 FebFri4:30 - 6 pm5 Weeks
7.5 Hours
Ghalib InstituteRs. 2500
(cash, cheque, bank transfer)
Urdu Reading and WritingA217 Feb - 17 MarFri4:30 - 6 pm5 Weeks
7.5 Hours
Ghalib InstituteRs. 2500
(cash, cheque, bank transfer)
Urdu Script for Hindi SpeakersA124 Mar - 21 AprFri4:30 - 6 pm5 Weeks
7.5 Hours
Ghalib InstituteRs. 2500
(cash, cheque, bank transfer)
Urdu Script for Hindi SpeakersA125 Aug - 22 SepFri4:30 - 6 pm5 Weeks
7.5 Hours
Ghalib InstituteRs. 2500
(cash, cheque, bank transfer)
Urdu Script for Hindi SpeakersA110 Nov - 8 DecFri4:30 - 6 pm5 Weeks
7.5 Hours
Ghalib InstituteRs. 2500
(cash, cheque, bank transfer)
Course TitleProficiency LevelDatesDaysDuration
Chinese for BeginnersA1-6 Dec - 5 JanTu, Th: 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Sat: 4:30 - 6:00 pm, except X-Mas Eve and NYE
4 Weeks
18 Hours
Lower Elementary ChineseA1-7 Jan - 14 FebTh: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Sat: 4:30 - 6:00 pm
6 Weeks
18 Hours
Upper Elementary ChineseA118 Feb - 28 MarTh: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Sat: 4:30 - 6:00 pm
6 Weeks
18 Hours
Course TitleProficiency LevelDatesDaysDuration
Russian for BeginnersA1-6 Dec - 5 JanTu, Th: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Sat: 2:30 - 4:00 pm, except X-Mas Eve and NYE
4 Weeks
18 Hours
Lower Elementary RussianA17 Jan - 14 FebTu: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Sat: 2:30 - 4:00 pm
6 Weeks
18 Hours
Upper Elementary RussianA218 Feb - 28 MarTu: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Sat: 2:30 - 4:00 pm
6 Weeks
18 Hours

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