Colloquial Urdu: The Complete Course for Beginners
Colloquial Urdu provides a step-by-step course in Urdu as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Urdu in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.
Key features include:
e progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills
e structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar
e an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises
e realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios
e useful vocabulary lists throughout the text
e additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries
Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Urdu will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Urdu.
The complete course comprises the book and audio materials. These are available to purchase separately in paperback, ebook, CD and MP3 format. The paperback and CDs can also be purchased together in the great-value Colloquials pack.
Paperback: 978-0-415-13540-5 (please note this does not include the audio)
CDs : 978-0-415-28950-4
eBook: 978-0-203-97730-9 (please note this does not include the audio, available to purchase from http://ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/audio_viewbooks.aspx)
MP3s: 978-0-415-47058-2 (available to purchase from http://ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/audio_viewbooks.aspx)
Pack : 978-0-415-44539-9 (paperback and CDs)
Foreword Urdu is one of the principal modern languages of South Asia . ... Colloquial Urdu is a beginner's course in this important and fascinating language , offering a comprehensive introduction to both its written and spoken forms .
And they will tell you with pride how their language has crossed national boundaries , and is spoken every day by overseas communities of ... for example , is one of the principal community languages spoken in the United Kingdom ) .
In fact so similar are the spoken varieties of both languages that some refer to them as a single language , Hindustani ( essentially ' simplified Urdu ' , due to the preponderance of Perso - Arabic words ) .
Introduction About the language Urdu is a modern Indo - Aryan language spoken in South Asian countries ( India and Pakistan ) and also in other countries outside Asia ( Mauritius , Trinidad , Fiji , Surinam , Guyana , and South Africa ...
Its first poet was Amir Khusro ( 1253–1325 ) , who termed the language " Zabān - e - Dehlvi ' or ' Hindi ' ( see Beg 1988 ) . The Deccan played an important role in the early stages of its development ( see Haq n.d .; Shackle and Snell ...
ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة
Greetings and social etiquette
Where are you from?
What would you like?
What are your hobbies?
What are you going to do during the holidays?
What did you do yesterday?
Can you speak Urdu?
I need to get some cheques cashed
Whats written in the fortune cookie?