Paathshaala - Hindi Lessons
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.
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.
Take a look at our sample newsletter.
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.
- 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.
- 12 Session Semester
- Saturdays Sep. 8 - Dec. 8, 2018
* No Class Oct 6 & Nov 8
- Cost: $180 for the semester
- Drop Ins: $18/class
- Hindi I : 9am-9:45am
- Hindi II: 10am - 10:45am
- Boys & Girls Club Classrooms
225 Morris Blvd. Jersey City, NJ 07302