Hello, my name is Mukesh Kumar and I'm 34 years old and currently living in India. I am a native Hindi speaker and teach English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu. I have been an online Urdu teacher with Verbalplanet since January 2015.
I can speak the following languages fluently: Hindi, English, Urdu.
I am currently offering a free initial trial lesson for new students.
22 Oct 2018
Very structured lesson with good communication and encouragement. The skype connection was good and the tutor understood my needs. I recommend.
30 Sep 2018
My son is a complete beginner taking the GCSE Urdu exam. He was not even at talking level after 1.5yrs of school. Mukesh has a good method with online slides so my son has both verbal and visual lessons. From the first lesson, he was confident to talk. The only negative thing I'd say is that he does not correct his pronounciation or grammar much AS my son speaks which I think would have helped him to progress quicker.
: Hi everyone! My name is Mukesh and I'm from India. I have completed my undergraduate studies in linguistics and am a certified career counsellor as well! I completed my teaching certification in 2012 and have been teaching students at the university level since 2012. I love teaching and engaging with others in discussion. I'm an avid traveller and have lived in Pakistan and Italy ! I am passionate about education and empowering others, and strive to help students reach their educational and language-learning goals. I have taught students of all levels and can teach from complete beginner to advanced levels. I have taught students of all ages - from children through to adults, in both classroom and 1 to 1 settings. I think one of the most important factors in communication is confidence and I believe it is my job to help you to build your confidence in Hindi/Punjabi/Urdu conversation, which is what I will do. I have a very flexible schedule so please feel free to contact me to discuss how I can help you! I look forward to talking to you and to helping you on your path to speaking better Hindi/Urdu/Punjabi . I myself am learning German and am well aware of the challenges faced when learning a new language. If you still have questions, feel free to message me!
Qualifications & Experience
I have a Master's in linguistics , along with 3 years post diploma in Hindi and Bachelor's degree in Education. I'm a native Hindi speaker and can help you with gaining fluency in Hindi, Urdu & Punjabi. I have over 6 years of experience of teaching Hindi, Urdu & Punjabi at all levels.
I love teaching Hindi/Punjabi/Urdu. My lessons are personalized, organized, and fun. My students always feel comfortable and find the time goes by quickly. They enjoy learning with me because I am a fun teacher.
During the first lesson, we will identify exactly what you want to improve and I will design your personalized lessons accordingly. If you would like, I offer activities to do after each lesson that we can discuss in the next lesson, such as watching brief videos or reading articles online or created by me.
I am a certified accent reduction instructor and can help you sound more like a native Hindi/Punjabi/Urdu speaker. I will help you pronounce sounds in Hindi/Urdu/Punjabi that are difficult for speakers of your language. Our aim is to have your pronunciation be as clear and understandable as possible so that people can understand you and it will be easier for you to understand them.
As a qualified Hindi/Punjabi/Urdu teacher, I can also help you improve your grammar skills, increase your vocabulary, and teach you compound verbs.
I can also help you prepare to pass internationally recognized Hindi/Punjabi/Urdu proficiency tests; have successful job interviews; give great presentations; and, I can proofread your writing in Hindi/Punjabi/Urdu..
Let's work together to make you sound more like a native speaker.