Author: Gopi Chand Narang
Publisher: National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788175872943
Written in the Distance Education mode, this manual is self-explanatory. With a short introduction in the beginning, the Urdu script has been introduced in a graded and scientific manner.
This beginner’s Manual for Urdu Script is meant for those who are conversant with spoken Urdu or Hindi, and want to leant Urdu script in the shortest possible time.
The Urdu script has been introduced in a graded and scientific manner. The learner who wants to learn Urdu alphabet in the traditional order is welcome to do so. A complete chart of the Urdu alphabet in the traditional order is also provided. However, the lessons introduce the Urdu alphabet gradually and systematically. The Urdu letters are of two types, connectors and non-connectors. The lessons first introduce the non-connectors which are easy to learn. Similarly, combinations which are simple and easy, are introduced in the beginning. The connectors and concepts which are comparatively difficult have been taken up later.
The concepts are introduced gradually, and the characters, words and sentences have been repeated sufficiently so that they are well engrained in the mind
Introduction: Urdu Script
Urdu Alphabet and System of Transcription
Sequences of Urdu Letters
Exercise Lesson 1 - 15
Chart of Urdu Characters and Their Different Shapes
Chart of Urdu Vowels
Punctuation Marks and Diacritics