Balodyan's Hindi / Marathi classes

Balodyan classes meet at 1165, Alden Lane, Buffalo Grove, IL, 60089.

Phone number - 847-537-4710. Email -

Please click on the link below for registration and payment policy of Balodyan's Hindi / Marathi online group / private classes.

Balodyan's Registration Forms for Children's and Adult Hindi / Marathi Classes               

All Balodyan classes are currently being offered in online only format via Zoom Conferencing.

With the help of text-booksstories, songsdancesgames, videos, picture book, technology tools, such as Voicethread, Book Creator, students learn to read, write and speak Hindi and Marathi
Balodyan adheres to world readiness standards of foreign language education set by American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Inc. (ACTFL) .

Anybody 5 years and up can participate in Balodyan's learning activities.

Academic year of Balodyan runs from September (second week) to June (first week) of the following calendar year. 

Hindi class level 1 (prathamaa) meets on Fridays 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. or Saturdays 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Hindi class level 2 (dvitiiyaa) meets on Fridays 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., and class level 3 (tritiyaa) meets on Fridays 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. 

Hindi class for adults (ages 16 and up) currently meets on Wednesdays 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Marathi beginning group class meets on Sundays 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Marathi intermediate group class meets on Mondays 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

Private lessons for adults and kids are available. 

New classes are always forming. If you've a group of learners, kids or adults, (at least 4) and are interested in a different class time for your group, please let us know.

We will work on setting up mutually convenient class timings to facilitate your learning.

How much? 

Kids' group Hindi / Marathi lessons: $600 per student for Balodyan's entire academic year (second week of September to first week of June)

$325 per student for half academic year (second week of September to last week of January or first week of February to first week of June).

Private Hindi / Marathi lessons: $650 for a package of 10 one hour classes, $375 for a package of 5 one hour classes or $80 per one hour class on pay as you go basis.

Group Hindi / Marathi lessons for adults: $160 per 8-week session per person for once a week class. A minimum of 4 learners are needed to form a group.

All fees are based on classes offered on weekly one hour basis at our Buffalo Grove location or online sessions only. 
Fees will be more, if traveling to your location is required. These will vary according to the location.

See Balodyan's payment policy here

Some educational materials are included in the fees. 

However, each Hindi language student will be required to purchase A TO Z in Hindi Volume 1 and Volume 2 at $12 per volume, A to Z in Hindi picture dictionary for $25 per copy, and Hindi Learner - 1 for $25 per copy (a set of all four books can be purchased for the discounted price of $70 + $5 shipping).

Returning students don't need to purchase these, if they already have these books. Students will need to bring these books to each class.

If the books provided are lost / misplaced by students, they will have to be bought again by the parents from Balodyan.