This is a reference guide to the key aspects of the Urdu language as it used by native speakers today. Explanations contain minimal jargon and emphasis has been placed on the aspects of Urdu that pose a particular challenge for learners.
Each book in this series presents a different major language of the world. It examines where in the world it is spoken, who speaks it, differences and similarities between the language and English, and interesting facts about the language.
This book is a level 2 Urdu reader. Level 2 books helps in developing Urdu vocabulary for people who have become familiar with Urdu script and have learnt a few basic words. The book does it by means of interesting short stories. This book contains six stories. Each story consists of small paragraphs with a simple but interesting story line. Each paragraph is 1 or 2 lines to make it easy to follow. On each page of the book, the top paragraph provides the narrative in Urdu. Immediately below it is the transliteration of the paragraph in English. If the transliterated paragraph is read in conversational English, the pronunciation would be similar to the one in Urdu. The paragraph at the bottom of the page provides the English translation. In this book, the reader acquires increased familiarity with Urdu while having fun following Tara, the heroine of the stories, through her adventures.