Mitra, or friendship, our guiding principle

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.

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Learn Chinese

Our sixteen-week course starting November 1 will open new doors.

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Learn Russian

Our sixteen week group course starts November 1 and will make you feel like a tsar.

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Learn Urdu Script

Our five-week course designed for Hindi speakers begins November 5

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Learn Italian

Ciao, bello! Sign up for private lessons to get started.

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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. Located a three minute walk from Kailash Colony metro station in Delhi, Zabaan’s facility is well-equipped with air conditioning and air purifiers as well as study space and a kitchen.

Intensive Courses

If you want to fast track your language learning, our intensive courses cover more ground in less time.  They’re ideal for students who wish to fully immerse themselves in a language, taking daily lessons Monday through Friday for four intense weeks.

Evening Group Classes


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.

Private Classes


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. Please email for more details.

Online Classes


No matter where you are in the world, you can benefit from Zabaan’s full range of course offerings and private lessons.  Please email for more details.

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Number of Languages

Number of Students

Upcoming Courses

Course TitleProficiency Level
Reached (CEFR)
Intensive Lower IntermediateA2, B117 Oct-11 NovMon - Fri9.15 - 12.30 pm4 Weeks
60 Hours
Intensive BasicA1, A224 Oct-18 NovMon - Fri9.15 - 12.30 pm4 Weeks
60 Hours
Intensive BasicA1, A221 Nov-16 DecMon - Fri9.15 - 12.30 pm4 Weeks
60 Hours
Evening BasicA1TBDTBDTBD10 Weeks
30 hours
Course TitleProficiency LevelDatesDaysTimeDurationLocationCourse Fee
Urdu ScriptA15 Nov - 3 DecSat3.00 - 4.30 pm5 Weeks
7.5 Hours
Ghalib InstituteRs. 2500
(cash, cheque, bank transfer)
Course TitleProficiency LevelDatesDaysDuration
Basic ChineseA11 Nov - 18 FebTu, Th: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Sat: 4:30 - 6:00 pm
16 Weeks
72 Hours
Course TitleProficiency LevelDatesDaysDuration
Basic RussianA1/A21 Nov - 18 FebTu, Th: 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Sat: 2:30 - 4:00 pm
16 Weeks
72 Hours

Latest Blog Posts

Meet Our Interns

Ciao! Namaste! Zabaan is excited to welcome three interns from Italy as part of a partnership with Sarasvati Association, a newly born cultural non-profit organization that promotes the development of Indian studies and research in Italy. They join us from Ca’ Foscari...
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Teachers – for everything else there is mastercard

  Learning, in acting as a basis for our personal choices, decisions and actions, determines the difference between what we become and do not become. It helps to shape the inarticulate hum of the universal consciousness, present in all that exists and in each of...
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The economy of words – sustainable vocabulary learning

  The Hindi word for dictionary, शब्दकोश (śabdkośa), literally means word-chest. Apart from accurately describing the function of a dictionary, the word also very well illustrates the fundamental problem of  language students trying to get to grips with the...
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Surya namaskar

  सूर्य नमस्कार (sūrya namaskāra), lit. the performance of a bow, i.e. devotion, to the sun, is a very popular sequence of twelve yoga poses. Its performance is aimed at harnessing the divine energy of the sun in order to make the whole being prosperous and...
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The mental yoke

  This is the first in a series of articles intended for all those with an interest in yoga and in widening their understanding of Sanskrit words used in connection with its practise. Yoga has now for a long time been one of India's best known export goods and...
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New Urdu Script Batch in October

Ali Taqi will be speaking at Atre Yoga Studio's Random Page Event on Saturday, May 16th from 5:30 - 6:30 pm.
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Zabaan Infographics

Follow us on Twitter @SAZabaan or like us on Facebook to see our latest #HindiExpressions infographics!

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