This course is for students who have no background knowledge in Urdu. The course provides students with basic information about the Urdu language paying particular attention to literacy skills, i.e. reading and writing in Urdu. Students start by learning how to write and pronounce the alphabet and how to connect letters to form new words. Then, they learn basic vocabulary in Urdu in order to express basic ideas orally and in writing. By the end of the course, students should be able to write simple sentences to express basic information, and they should be able to conduct basic conversations in Urdu. All students MUST complete the Urdu Language Assessment Questionnaire (https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/language-studies/language-course-assessment…) before enrolling in URD course for the FIRST time.
All students who are enrolling in an URD language course for the first time MUST complete the Urdu Language Assessment Questionnaire ((https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/language-studies/language-course-assessment…).