Complete Urdu: A Teach Yourself Guide

Complete Urdu: A Teach Yourself Guide

by David Matthews, Kasim Dalvi
     
 

It's easy to teach yourself Urdu!

Complete Urdu: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Urdu, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Urdu with confidence.

Within each of the 24 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like

Overview

It's easy to teach yourself Urdu!

Complete Urdu: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Urdu, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Urdu with confidence.

Within each of the 24 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues. You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society.

Features:

  • One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started
  • Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience
  • Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress
  • Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the basics of the language

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071758741
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
01/10/2011
Series:
TY: Language Guides Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

David Matthews taught Urdu and Nepali at the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS), University of London for more than 30 years. He takes an active part in the activities of Urdu-speaking communities of the UK and Europe, and he has a special interest in the teaching of Urdu in British schools. He is a fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain.

Mohammed Kasim Dalvi is Chair of Examinations (Urdu) for Edexcel and teaches at SOAS Language Centre.

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