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Urdu

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Urdu language is a member of the Indo-Aryan group within the Indo-European family of languages. It is spoken by more than 100 million people, predominantly in Pakistan and India. It is the official state language of Pakistan. It is also spoken in the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Urdu is closely related to Hindi, a language that originated and developed in the Indian subcontinent. In terms of lexicon, however, they have borrowed extensively from different sources—Urdu from Arabic and Persian, Hindi from Sanskrit—so they are usually treated as independent languages. Their distinction is most marked in terms of writing systems: Urdu uses a modified form of Perso-Arabic script, while Hindi uses Devanagari.

Our Urdu courses are interactive and focus on developing all four skills – reading, writing, listening and speaking, while engaging students in meaningful communicative activities. Our teachers are highly qualified and experienced native speakers. They use their extensive knowledge of the language, literature and culture to inspire and encourage students to progress in their learning and develop a high level of competence in the language.

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