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Punjabi Level 1, Part 3

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Subject area:


Course type:


Credit level:

Not for credit


15 hours

Available course dates:

From: 22 April 2024 To: 08 July 2024

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:

  • Days of the week
  • Future plans
  • Time
  • Restaurants
  • Likes & dislikes
  • Hobbies
  • Transportation in Punjab
  • Comparison
  • Shopping
  • To make request and order
  • Health

Functions may include: 

  • Talking about daily routines
  • Describing future plans
  • Making appointments
  • Ordering food in a restaurant
  • Asking and telling about likes and dislikes
  • Describing free-time activities
  • Getting a taxi in Punjab, understanding public transport in Punjab
  • Comparing options whilst shopping
  • Making requests, expressing wants
  • Talking about ailments and health
  • Visiting a doctor or hospital

Grammar may include: 

  • The future tense
  • Ordinal numbers
  • Telling the time, the verb ਵੱਜਣਾ (vajnhaa)
  • The imperative
  • Echo words
  • Vocative case
  • Pronouns in oblique
  • ਵਾਲਾ (wala) ending
  • Use of the verb ਚਾਹੁਣਾ (chahunhaa)
  • Infinitives in the oblique
  • Comparison of adjectives
  • Use of verb ਚੁਕਣਾ (chuknhaa) and ਸਕਣਾ (saknhaa)
  • Relative pronouns
  • Uses of ਨੂੰ (nu)

What will I achieve?

When Punjabi 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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