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Punjabi Level 1, Part 1

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Credit level:

Not for credit


15 hours

Available course dates:

From: 25 April 2024 To: 27 June 2024

Course overview

By studying Punjabi Level 1, you will be able to communicate in very basic everyday-life situations, including greetings, daily activities, finding your way, telling the time and date, making simple purchases, ordering a meal, etc, be able to understand very simple oral and written texts and ascertain specific information on simple topics and have developed an insight into Punjabi-speaking life, culture and society.

What does this course cover?

Topics may include: 

  • Introductions
  • Script –Alphabets & pronunciation
  • To ask wellbeing of people
  • Descriptions-People
  • Food
  • Shopping
  • Home

Functions may include:

  • Introducing oneself
  • Reading Gurmukhi script
  • Asking about others’ wellbeing, describing one’s own wellbeing
  • Describing peoples’ appearance, occupation, age
  • Talking about different food, fruits, vegetables
  • Asking for things in a shop, prices, descriptions of food
  • Describing homes

Grammar may include: 

  • Sentence structure
  • Possessive Adjectives
  • Formal vs. Informal speech
  • Subject pronouns
  • Present tense
  • Interrogatives
  • Nouns; variable and invariable, Adjustable nouns, Nouns from English
  • Adjectives, Invariable Adjectives
  • Infinitive verb
  • Possessive particle ਦਾ
  • Plural Possessive adjectives

What will I achieve?

When Panjabi Level 1 is complete, you will achieve the equivalent of A1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), entry level of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).


*The above is an indication of content that may be covered over the duration of the course but it could vary depending on the level and progress of students in the class.

Course status:

Places available

Full fee £250

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