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Welcome to Hindi at the CLC!

Hindi is the fourth-most common first language in the world, after Standard Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and English. It is one of the official languages of the Union of India, and the lingua franca of the Hindi belt languages.

About Hindi

Hindi Lessons and Videos

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Learn how to greet others in Hindi

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Learn from our staff how to introduce yourself in Hindi

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More Videos

Check out more of our Hindi language videos

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जान है तो जहान है

Life is too short to be miserable.

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बंदर क्या जाने अदरक का स्वाद.

What does a monkey know about the taste of ginger?

Useful Resources

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Learning Hindi

Provides you free Hindi lessons and pronunciation help.

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Provides a list of Hindi alphabets and useful phrases.

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Learn Hindi

Allows you to learn Hindi by just clicking buttons.

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Indian Culture

Visit for everything you wanted to know about Indian culture and much more.

IMPORTANT NOTE for Native/Near-Native Speakers

Critical Language courses are for enthusiastic students seeking practical language skills. Native /near native speakers are NOT allowed to take any CLC courses in their native languages. 101 classes are strictly for total beginners. Any students with background knowledge (including heritage students) of the selected language must contact the CLC director for appropriate class level BEFORE registration. CLC classes are self-instructional and are best suited for highly motivated and disciplined students. Please feel free to explore the languages offered by the CLC.