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Nepali Language Lessons

I've been looking to find somewhere that will teach me the Nepali language for some time now. The only words that I've been able to learn have been what I have looked up in my lonely planet phrasebook.

So far, the only places that I've been able to find them are based in Thamel. I live in Pepsicola Townplanning so travelling to Thamel to take language lessons is a bit too far. Does anyone know any other institutions around Kathmandu that offer quality Nepali language lessons at a fair price.

What I think I'd do if I were looking for a Nepali language teacher, is one of two (or both):

a) leave a note on the noticeboard of your nearest Bhatbhatini Supermarket (or any other large nearby supermarket) with your request and tear-off mobile number slips. Someone will call you with either an offer or suggestions

b) go visiting local elementary schools and talk with the teachers. I think it highly likely you will find a teacher willing to teach you some Nepali in their after hours.

Thanks for the suggestions.

I like the Bhat Bhatini idea, but that involves syphoning out who would be suitable and who isn't.

From working in a local school, I know that most of the teachers that I would work with already tutor kids after school.

After thinking about it a bit, I travel to Thamel 3 times a week for dinner. If I managed to get 2 hours of language lessons in beforehand each day, I would pick up Nepali reasonably quickly.

However, if anyone does know any good institutions closer to Pepsicola, I would love to hear of them.

Contact me at : dsachita[at]yahoo.com. I am sachita and I have been working as a nepali language teacher for seven years.

I have sent you an email

What about online resource? Its pretty limited what you come across. Living there is one thing, but material to assist preparation before you move out is another.

Found some fo these useful bits and pieces, if anyone has any essential resource it would be great to share here.

digitalhimalaya.com/projectteam/turin/downloads/nepali_primer.pdf

tibm.org/nepali-language-lessons.html

omniglot.com/writing/nepali.htm

I've had a quick look online and found those resources that you did. There's nothing that I would be willing to pay for as I'm living in Nepal.

Hi i am udaya neupane .

Moderated by Maximilien 2 years ago
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Hi E_moodie,

I will invite you to please drop an advert in the Language classes in Nepal section as it might help as well :) 

Thank you

Maximilien

Moderated by kenjee 2 years ago
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Hello guys,

I have recently moved to Kathmandu and I am looking for a teacher who can teach me Nepali language for some hours in the week. I have been doing some selfstudy for a month now and I am really loving it, I am planning on staying long in this city so would love to improve it.  Any one has any suggestions?


Kind Regards

Hi Siebren,

welcome to the forum  :)

This thread is an old one, you should rather drop an advert in the Nepal classifieds under language classes so that interested members may get in touch.

all the best,
Bhavna

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