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Read and Write Urdu Script: A Teach Yourself Guide

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Now learning non-Roman-alphabet languages is as easy as A-B-C!

Read and Write Urdu Script will help you read and write simple Urdu. This book is a step-by-step introduction to the script that will enable you to read Urdu signs, notices, advertisements and headlines. Even if you think learning the script is a daunting prospect, this book will make it simple. The alphabet is introduced in stages and there's lots of practice of each new character before the next one is introduced. There are plenty of example words and phrases that are seen everywhere in any Urdu-speaking environment so you can familiarize yourself with the most common signs and directions. By the end of the book, you will be reading and writing simple Urdu with confidence and be prepared for your next trip to any Urdu-speaking country or further study of the language.

Features:

  • One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started
  • Author insights for lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors many years of experience
  • Useful vocabulary, easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking
  • Extra online articles at teachyourself.com to give a richer understanding of the cultures where Urdu is spoken

About the Author

Richard Delacy is Preceptor in Urdu-Hindi at Harvard University and has taught at the University of Chicago, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Monash University, Melbourne.

Table of Contents

Introduction / Units 1-11 Step-by-step introduction to the 35 Urdu characters / Appendix: Numbers, Decimals and fractions, Dates, Days of the week, Months

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071747462
Author:
Teach Yourself
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Delacy Richard
Author:
Delacy, Richard
Subject:
Indic Languages - General
Subject:
Asia - General
Subject:
Indic & South Asian Languages
Subject:
Urdu, script, read, reading, writing, alphabet, language, grammar, vocabulary, verb, verbs, pronoun, pronouns, preposition, prepositions, pronunciation, script, writing, speaking, instruction, culture, write, speak, course, learn, gender, genders, number,
Subject:
Urdu, script, read, reading, writing, alphabet, language, grammar, vocabulary, verb, verbs, pronoun, pronouns, preposition, prepositions, pronunciation, script, writing, speaking, instruction, culture, write, speak, course, learn, gender, genders, number,
Subject:
e, tenses, irregular verb, irregular verbs, article, articles, listen, listening, indic, pakistan, india
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Southwest Asian and Indian
Copyright:
Publication Date:
November 2010
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.750 x 5.000 in

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