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Learn Gujarati in India

Location

India: Jaipur

Description

Indo Vacations have designed a special course in Gujarati Language Course that helps you to learn this wonderful language. This is an individual course, which means you get lessons by a personal trainer. The program is flexible in terms of duration that mainly rely upon student's interest and the availability of trainer.

Gujarati the native language of the Indian state of Gujarat is also called Gujerati, Gujarathi, and Guujaratee. Gujarati is one of the recognized 23 official languages and 14 regional languages of India. Gujarati as the name clarifies is the state language of Gujarat spoken by 70 percent population of the state. It is also the major language of neighbouring union territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. It is widely spoken in Mumbai as the large Gujarati community resides there. It is also commonly spoken in the states of Rajasthan, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh. It is also spoken as a first language by a number of indigenous groups such as the Keer tribe. Worldwide it is spoken in the United Kingdom, USA, Kenya, South Africa, East Africa, Uganda, Fiji, Singapore and New Zealand. Approximately, 45.5 million in India, 150 000 in Uganda, 250 000 in Tanzania, 50 000 in Kenya and 100 000 in Pakistan speak Gujarati, and it is 23rd most spoken language in the world with 46 million speakers worldwide. Gujarati has the honour to be the first language of great personalities namely, Mohandas K. Gandhi, the "father of India", Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the "father of Pakistan" and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the "iron man of India".

Like many other regional languages of India, Gujarati is also a part of Indo-European family of languages and belongs to a Central Zone Indo-Aryan subfamily. It is closely related to Punjabi and Hindi. The main Dialects of Gujarati language are Standard Gujarati, Gamadia Gujarati, Parsi Gujarati, Kathiawari Gujarati, Kharwa Gujarati, Kakari Gujarati, Tarimuki Gujarati and East African Gujarati. Gujarati is a descendent of Sanskrit but it is written in its own script known as Abugida script. Gujarati is one of the ancient languages of India that has its origins in Puranic Sanskrit (500-50 B.C.). Gujarati has been influenced by a number of languages due to continual invasion and conquest over the course of its history. A clear impression of languages like, Persian (Farsi), Arabic, Hindi/Urdu, Portuguese, and English can be seen on modern Gujarati.

Highlights

1. Learn a new foreign language.

2. Choose from different types accommodations such as homestay, guesthouse, or plain guesthouse.

3. Observe a typical Indian family customs.

4. Gain independence and learn to adapt to your new environment.

5. Request for plan tours to nearby places or any other destination in India.

Languages

  • Hindi

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • English
  • Hindi

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 month in advance