Maithali Language Programme

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Maithili language, with Magadhi (Magahi) and Bhojpuri, one of the three main languages of Bihar state. It is an Indo-Aryan language of the Indo-European language family. Maithili is the language of old Mithila (the area of ancient Videha, now Tirhut), which is dominated by orthodoxy and the Maithil Brahman way of life. Maithili is the only Bihari language with a script of its own, called Tirhuta, and a strong literary history. One of the earliest and most celebrated writers in Maithili was Vidyapati (15th century), noted for his lyrics of love and devotion.

Maithili for Beginners (Level 1)

The programme at Langma School of Languages aims to offer a thorough grounding in contemporary Maithili, in the four language disciplines speaking, writing, reading, and listening. You will be guided to use these disciplines across a range of everyday, practical topics, such as expressing biographical information and preferences. The course material draws on a variety of sources and subjects from the modern-day language region, to create an authentic and engaging context. As the course progresses, it aims to provide you with further confidence and vocabulary to discuss more complex topics, write and read more challenging texts in the language.

What is the course about?

The course aims to provide students with a foundation understanding of “Maithili” languages, enabling students to begin communication in practical situations with an insight into “Maithil culture”

What will we cover?

This course will cover “Maithili”, elementary grammar, vocabulary, and socio-cultural elements of the language providing students the opportunity to develop both productive and receptive skills. Greet and meet people and introduce yourselves and other; give personal information: age, profession, nationality; but or order food and drink.

What will you achieve?

By the end of this course you should be able to.

Greet people

Introduce yourself and others

Give personal information

Ask for personal information

Count up to 100

Buy food and drinks in the market

Ask for price

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Duration 
 (2 hours/session)
Batch
Weekdays/Weekend
Level
Beginner
Class timings
IST (International Standard Timings)
Class size
Maximum 10 students
Age
Any Age Group

KEY FACTS

We want our students to learn everyday Maithili that will allow them to communicate at work and in everyday situations.

Classes follow a balanced syllabus based on pragmatic approach.

In class we use a combination of textbooks, exercises, authentic materials and some online applications.

We make sure classes are well-planned, engaging and delivered in a friendly atmosphere.

More traditional grammar and vocabulary exercises seamlessly interlock with reading and listening comprehension tasks, role play, group discussion, extempore, interactive games and small projects.

Our main assets are the teachers – fully qualified, experienced and passionate about what they do.

After successful completion of the course students are rewarded with a certificate.

Maithili for Intermediate (Level 2)

The programme Maithili for Intermediate is one of our most popular Maithili programmes at Langma School of Languages. It consists of 10 lessons of Maithili language group classes per week. These classes focus on improving your accuracy, fluency and confidence in Maithili. Thanks to the focus on real-life grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation you will be able to communicate successfully with people of Maithili speaker. In class, your teachers will monitor your progress and you will receive regular feedback to help you use new language with confidence and to maximise your learning.

What is the course about?

This course will increase your confidence in “Maithili”, consolidating and building upon previous knowledge and practising a wider variety of everyday situations.

What will we cover?

This course will cover elementary and intermediate “Maithili” grammar and vocabulary. You will also deepen your understanding of relevant Socio-cultural elements of the language. You will have the opportunity to develop both productive and receptive skills.

What will you achieve?

By the end of this course you should be able to

Express likes and dislikes

Talk about leisure activities

Describe a typical day

Talk about a journey or holiday

Use a wider variety of tenses

Use the noun classes at a basic level

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Duration 
 (2 hours/session)
Batch
Weekdays/Weekend
Level
Beginner
Class timings
IST (International Standard Timings)
Class size
Maximum 10 students
Age
Any Age Group

KEY FACTS

Focus on effective real-life communication

Our programme offers you the language skills to live, work, study, and travel in an Maithili-Speaking environment

Improve your communication skills while also increasing your accuracy and fluency

Regular monitoring and personalised feedback from your teachers

Our main assets are the teachers – fully qualified, experienced and passionate about what they do.

After successful completion of the course students are rewarded with a certificate.

Maithili for Advanced (Level 3)

Maithili for Advanced at Langma School of Languages is one of our Intensive Maithili language programmes. This programme combines 10 lessons of Maithili language each week and speaking is prioritised in this session. Before beginning their intensive Maithili language programme, students will complete an extensive needs analysis and interview with our Academic Manager to design their individual programme.

Our Intensive Maithili language programme allows students to make remarkable progress from their very first class. The sessions give students the opportunity to learn as a group and practise their skills with other learners. The weekend sessions allow each student to individually meet with their teacher, so that personal strengths and weaknesses can be focused on.

What is the course about?

This course will increase your confidence in “Maithili”, consolidating and building upon previous knowledge and practising a wider variety of everyday situations.

What will we cover?

  1. Topics: Restaurant, Booking hotel, Asking for directions, Arrange/plan a journey in India, Bihar, Home, Visiting people
  2. Grammar: Adjectives, Locations, more on nouns

What will I achieve?

By the end of this course you should be able to.

Order a dish in a restaurant

Ask what a dish is made of

Buy a ticket (train, bus........)

Deal with problems in a hotel

Make arrangements to visit people

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Duration 
 (2 hours/session)
Batch
Weekdays/Weekend
Level
Intermediate (Level 2)
Class timings
IST (International Standard Timings)
Class size
Maximum 10 students
Age
Any Age Group

KEY FACTS

All programmes and syllabus at Langma School of Languages are constantly reviewed and restructured to keep up with our ever changing environment. We will also continue to add new courses in to keep up with training requirements of tomorrow's individuals, corporations and institutions.

We will constantly observe, assess and upgrade our physical set-up and course design to provide a pleasant and fun learning ambience for our students at all times.

Our overall goals as we work with our students, is to improve their workplace performance by helping them to attain a higher standard of proficiency and confidence in their use of Maithili language. This will enable them to develop their business and to develop a more professional rapport with native speaking clients.

You will receive regular feedback from your tutor throughout the course, as and when appropriate. At the end of the course you and your tutor are asked to assess the progress you have made.

Our main assets are the teachers – fully qualified, experienced and passionate about what they do.

Our main assets are the teachers – fully qualified, experienced and passionate about what they do.

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