Learn To Code, Dance, Cook & More At These City-Based Online Courses

While we all enjoy learning and doing things outdoors, it's hard to deny that at times staying home and doing the same can be equally fun! Here's when we cannot be more grateful for technology and the internet (hallelujah!) that helps bring fun activities and learnings home. To help you embark on your journey to sing, learn a new language or even practice your artistic streak, we've put together a list of Bengaluru-based online courses.

Master A New Language With Inlingua

Here's your chance to add to your repertoire of languages by learning a new exotic dialect without breaking into a sweat. Visit Inlingua's (a reputed language training platform across the world) e-learning website that offers courses in English, Mandarin, Spanish, French, German and Japanese. They host small-sized classes, to pay attention to every student and also customise programs as per a student's need. They conduct exams and upon successful completion of the same, you will be given certificates that are recognized world over for job, travel, visa, and admission to foreign universities.

Get Better At Kannada With Kannada Gotilla

This exciting way of learning the local language (especially if you're new to Bengaluru or Karnataka) guarantees you will learn the basics in 30 days through WhatsApp. That's right! Sign up and you won't be saying "Kannada gottila" anymore! Once you register you will be added to a WhatsApp group where you will be given 4 to 5 sentences in Kannada to practice everyday together with a voice recording. You can also opt for the more 45-day advanced course.

Learn Art In An Artbeat

This art school for adults and kids had recently begun conducting online courses through Google classroom, an easy convenient way to connect with students. One you sign up, you will be privy to 16 worksheets, 8 instructional videos per month, and 4 live sessions per month. This course is primarily aimed at children between the age group of 6 to 11 (adults can apply too) who can pick from categories of sketching and shading, charcoal, acrylics, Indian traditional art forms, water colours and poster colours and pastels. 

KIDSLOVE2CODE

Coding can be intimidating but when made fun it can be super interesting especially to kids says KIDSLOVE2CODE, an initiative to spread the joy of coding among kids in India. This course introduces kids to programming with Scratch. It also includes introduction to fundamentals of coding and logic made possible in a very simple way which anyone can learn. It is open to children between the ages of 6 to 16. 

Teacher Training By Asian College Of Teachers

If teaching has always been a dream you can now take up an online course by Asian College Of Teachers to become a professionally trained teacher. Select from a bunch of courses like montessori or nursery training, TELF, educational management and administration or international teaching. Professionals from the field (typically 2 mentors) will take you through the nitty gritties of the course, for a 3-week period or more (depending on what you opt for).

Train In Music With Shankar Mahadevan Academy

A well-known name in the music industry, you know that signing up for a course here is definitely going to fortify your dreams of learning good music. The Shankar Mahadevan Academy offers courses across genres (Hindustani vocal, Carnatic vocal, light music, guitar, piano) that can run upto 12 weeks. Once enrolled, students receive an email with details on how to log in to a personalised student portal where they will find the materials and information they need to get started. Each virtual class has a teacher with upto 3 students. They also conduct regular assessments and examinations. 

Pick Up Some Moves At The Verb Studio

Choreography at home where you can learn at your pace, from the pros using any device? Take our money now! With The Verb Studio you can learn how to dance using their specially curated tutorials across different styles, ranging from beginner to advanced classes. Using their custom created video player, you can switch between the front and rear view of the instructor and with the section breakdown, you can break the content down into various sections (slow tempo, medium tempo, actual tempo). 

Score A Certificate In Food & Bev From Royale Institution

If the F&B industry tickles your interest then take up an online course with Royale Institution and learn how to plan for and successfully manage different types of food & beverage operations, including coffee shops, dining rooms, room service, banquets, on-site food service venues, and how to control processes used to reduce costs in food and beverage operations worldwide. You can pick from single courses to specialisations, or even a higher certificate in food & beverage management. 

Learn To Play The Guitar With Anirudh Ravi

Always wanted to learn to play the guitar (and possibly start a band)? Well, Anirudh Ravi (Cinema Of Excess) will help you achieve that with his online classes. Whatever your level of expertise - newbie, or learned-the-guitar-a-decade-ago-and-now-forgot, or advanced and want to improve - he'll tailor the lessons for you. Your entire 'course' will be around four classes (one per week), so you get an hour of one-on-one via video chat (platform of your choice), and the rest will be through notes and reference material which will be provided. A month's fee is INR 2,500. He not only is part of an acoustic trio (singer, songwriter, and guitarist), but also has been playing the guitar for 11 years, so trust him to get you closer to your dream of being a musician. Call or Whatsapp +919110803437 for more information