Urdu it is the official language of Pakistan and it is widely spoken in six Indian states. Over 40 million people worldwide speak Urdu, and nearly twice that are native speakers. As the native language of one of the world’s most ancient and compelling regions, its influence is long-reaching and constantly changing. Plus, it’s the language of countless literary works; from poetry and prose to literature and philosophy. Learn Urdu and embark on a fascinating journey across one of the most complex and nuanced cultures of our time.
No interpretation is created equal. Grammar Notes, color-coding, and features that focus on specific grammatical nuances between target and source language strengthens your understanding of Urdu language structure.
Etiquette, body language, gestures — set the mood. Culture Notes provide a backdrop to learning material and let the Urdu culture come alive, setting you up to forge deeper connections with Urdu culture and make a positive impression.
Critical thinking and memory-building exercises blend new vocabulary into lesson progress, allowing you to pick up on the structure of your target language so you can apply new content that will be presented in various contexts throughout the course.
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Learn Urdu language basics, from common phrases all the way to more advanced concepts
Our main language course that contains the core content.