Shehnaaz Dance Academy is excited to start offering Hindi Lessons to kids Pre-K and up. Classes will be limited in size to allow for greater focus on speaking and listening. Learn more about our approach and our team here.

Class Curriculum

Kindergarteners+ (Hindi Level II)

Preschoolers (Hindi Level I)

  • Recitation and Phonics of the Hindi Alphabet (Swar, Vyanjan) 
  • Immersion into Hindi Culture via Indian (Bhartiya)Festivals
  • Practice basic communicating in Hindi via group activities
  • Theme based vocabulary building.
  • Introduction to reading and writing Hindi Letters (as deemed age appropriate)
  • Introduction to Hindi Alphabet (Varnmala)
  • Introduction to Hindi poems and songs
  • Practice basic greetings and responses
  • Learn common Hindi words for numbers, color, animals, etc. through visual play
  • Hindi Story Time

Bi-weekly Newsletters help our families to keep in touch with the syllabus and to track the progress of their children over the semester.
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Fall students will be handpicked to perform a skit at our Winter Recital 2018*. The skit will be entirely in Hindi and will be 1.5-2 minutes and will require costumes which will have to be purchased by the participants at an additional cost. 

Drama Curriculum

  • Learn about stage positioning & voice projection
  • Focus on expressing emotions using facial expressions
  • Allow students to feel comfortable in the limelight and conquer stage fright
  • Practice listening to cues and learn the importance of reciting your part in a timely manner

*Please note that some performance opportunities may have ticketing charges.


The Details

 

Dates

  • 12 Session Semester
  • Saturdays Sep. 8 - Dec. 8, 2018
    * No Class Oct 6 & Nov 8

Pricing

  • Cost: $180 for the semester
  • Drop Ins: $18/class
 

Timings

  • Hindi I : 9am-9:45am 
  • Hindi II: 10am - 10:45am

Location

  • Boys & Girls Club Classrooms
    225 Morris Blvd. Jersey City, NJ 07302