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BalVihar Hindi Classes: Herndon, VA

An educational program of World Hindu Council of America (VHPA)

Hindi classes are held for kids of various age groups at Herndon, VA. We teach children Hindi by immersing then in Hindi and Indian culture.

Location: Due to the Covid situation, currently we are conducting all classes online via Zoom video conference. (Registered Students/Parents will get actual Zoom link via email)

Regular Class Location (for In-person classes):- Herndon Middle School, 901 Locust St, Herndon, VA 20170, Herndon

NoteIf FCPS guidelines does not allow teaching in the physical classroom, then we will continue online classes in Zoom/Google Meet

Day and time: Sundays. For timings see below.

New sessions start on 11th, September 2022.

If you have questions, contact us or Text/Call Manish Chaturvedi at 571-577-3006

Click here to register today

Registration Fees (Yearly):

Registration Fees (Yearly): Individual: $275 ( for full year)

Discounts: 20% off when registering more than 2 students from same family.

Admissions are granted on First come First serve basis.

Please register at earliest so we can plan the class schedules and logistics in advance.

Class Timings

Children Level 1 Hindi: 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM (Time may change to 3:00 – 4:15 PM)
The curriculum is designed for Children with no prior knowledge of Hindi language. This is a beginner’s level course.

Children Level 2 Hindi: 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM (Time may change to 3:00 – 4:15 PM)
These classes are offered to Children who have previous knowledge of Hindi Language or have attended Level I classes. This is an intermediate to advanced level course.

Children Level 3 Hindi: 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM (Time may change to 1:30 – 2:45 PM)
These classes are offered to Children who have completed L2. This is an advanced level course.

Children Level 4 Hindi: 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM (Time may change to 1:30 – 2:45 PM)
These classes are offered to Children who have completed L3. This is a proficient level course.

Children Level 5 Hindi: 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM (Time may change to 1:30 – 2:45 PM)
These classes are offered to Children who have completed L4. This is a proficient level course.

Children Level 6 Hindi: 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM (Time may change to 1:30 – 2:45 PM)
These classes are offered to Children who have completed L5. This is a proficient level course.

Children Level 7 Hindi: 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM (Time may change to 1:30 – 2:45 PM)
These classes are offered to children who have completed L6.  Students in this level is required to volunteer as Teaching assistant to lower levels.  Our aim is to prepare this level child to take FCPS foreign language credit exam, at this level.

Herndon, VA BalVihar Hindi Class Schedule for the Academic year 2022-23

Days
Class Scheduled
  
DateCommentsMajor
Hindu Festivals / Notes
11-Sep-221st
Day of Class- Zoom Class -1
Ganesh
Chaturthi on 31 Sep, 2022   Course Overview to the parents and students
in Morning
18-Sep-22Zoom
Class -2
Vishwakarma
Puja (Engineer/Architects Day)
25-Sep-22Zoom
Class -3
 
2-Oct-22No
Class – Navratri
Navaratri
begins from Sep. 26, Garba Celebration Oct. 1st.
9-Oct-22Zoom
Class -4
Saraswati
Pooja and Durga Ashtami on Oct 2; Maha Navami on Oct 3; Dussehra on Oct. 4
16-Oct-22Zoom
Class-5
Diwali
Celebration in Class
23-Oct-22 No
Class – Deepawali
 
30-Oct-22Zoom
Class-6
Diwali
Begins, Dhan Teras is on Oct 22; Narak Chaturdashi, Roop Chaturdashi is
on Oct. 23, Diwali is on Oct. 24; Govardhan Pooja is on Oct 25; Bhai Dooj is
on Oct 26
6-Nov-22 In Person Class -7 
13-Nov-22Zoom
Class -8
 
20-Nov-22Zoom
Class -9
 
27-Nov-22No
Class – Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving
Holiday
4-Dec-22 In Person Class -10 Geeta
Jayanti (Dec 3)
11-Dec-22Zoom
Class -11
 
18-Dec-22Zoom
Class -12
 
25-Dec-22No
Class- Winter Break
Christmas
is on Dec 25; Winter break starts from Dec 23.
1-Jan-23No
Class- Winter Break
No
Class – New Year
8-Jan-23Zoom
Class -13
Swami
Vivekanand Jayanti on Jan 12
15-Jan-23Zoom
Class -14 – Mid-Term Exam
Celebrate
Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Lohri on Jan 14
22-Jan-23No
Class – Teachers Planning
 
29-Jan-23Zoom
Class -15
 
5-Feb-23 In Person Class -16Vasant
Panchami on Feb 16
12-Feb-23Zoom
Class -17
 
19-Feb-23No
Class – President’s Day
 Maha
Shivaratri on Feb 18
26-Feb-23Zoom
Class -18
 
5-Mar-23 In Person Class -19 Arts/CraftHoli
Festival – Mar 8 (Holi Dahan), Mar 9 (Color Holi)
12-Mar-23Zoom
Class -20
 
19-Mar-23Zoom
Class -21
 
26-Mar-23Zoom
Class -22
Yugadi,
Gudipadwa on Mar 22; Start of Hindu new year, based on Lunar calendar; Year
(3102+2023) (since the beginning of Kaliyuga), the Year 2079 based on Vikram
Samvat; the Year 1945 based on Shaka Samvat
2-Apr-23No
Class – Spring Break
Celebrate
Ram Navami Mar 30 Hanuman Jayanti on Apr 5
9-Apr-23No
Class – Spring Break
No
class – Spring break (MCPS) From Mar 31 to Apr 10, 2023
16-Apr-23Zoom
Class -23
 
23-Apr-23Zoom
Class -24
 
30-Apr-23Zoom
Class -25
 
7-May-23In
Person Class (Verbal
Exam/QUIZ )
 
14-May-23Zoom
Class -26
Mother’s
Day on May 08
21-May-23Zoom
Class -27 Final Exam)
 
28-May-23No
Class – Memorial Day
 
4-Jun-23In
Person Annual Day/Graduation
 
 Summer
Break till Sep 10, 2023
 
Jul 24–30,
2023
Shanti
Niketan Camp
Welcome
back to the Shantiniketan Camp
   

VHPA DC BalVihar Hindi Class structure, objectives and books

VHPA DC  BalVihar Class structure, objectives  and books
LevelBooksTeaching goals to cover The Five C’s of Foreign Language Education
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101

–    Saral Hindi-1

–    (Primer for Hindi Alphabet – Part 1)

–    Cultural Lesson plans from VHPA

–    अभिवादन व परिचय – Greetings, Introduction

–    परिवार, संयुक्त परिवार: Family, extended family, relations

–    मेरा दिनचर्य : Describing daily activities

–    भोजन- भोजनालय:  Food related vocabulary, name of dishes.

–    संख्या, समय,  रंग: vocabulary and description  related numbers, time, colors

–     . जियो खिलाड़ी – खेल : Sports/Games  related vocabulary, instructions for playing games, games description

–          ऋतुएँ, मौसम, वाताविण, प्रकृतिvocabulary and description  related to weather, seasons, environment/nature

–          पशु , पक्षी : vocabulary and description  related animals, birds

–          स्वस्थ शरीर, और  योग: Description of body, health, and Yog postures

–          अतुल्य भारत, अनोखा अमेरिका – व भूगोल: Geography, familiarity of Holy places in India, American geography.

–          शृंगार व वेशभूषा: Dresses, fashion etc

–          हिंदी सिनेमा:Hindi Movies

–          त्यौहार, उत्सव , पूजा पाट : Description of Hindu festivals, culture

–           

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102

–    Saral Hindi-1

Cultural Lesson plans from VHPA

–    Vikas Hindi Varnamala- 2

– Cultural Lesson plans from VHPA

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103

–    Vikas Hindi Sopan-1

–    Vikas Hindi Varnamala- 2

– Cultural Lesson plans from VHPA

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201

–    Vikas Hindi Praveshika

–    Vikas Hindi Sopan 2

–    Cultural Lesson plans from VHPA

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202

–    VHPA’s Hindi Book 1

–    Vikas Hindi Sopan 3

–    Cultural Lesson plans from VHPA

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203

–    Gunjan Hindi Pathmala-3 ,

–    Vikas Hindi Primer for English medium schools

–    Gunjan Hindi Paatmala 3

–    Cultural Lesson plans from VHPA

–    VHPA’s Hindi Book 2

 

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301

–    Gunjan Hindi Paatmala 3

–    Cultural Lesson plans from VHPA

–    Teaching assistance

–    County’s Language Credit exam preparation

–          परिच्छेद लेखन, तनबंध : At the end of the year students would be able to Writing

–          essay using all forms of tense, nouns, gender, plural and

–          singular. Students will use all the advanced grammar rules

–          while writing passages and essays on a given topic.

–          फिल्म समीक्षा : To be able write a movie review

–          मेरा  जीवन लक्ष्य : To be able describe about what I want to do

–           

 

   
   

 

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