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Learning Urdu

How I Learnt Urdu Script (and How You Can Too!)

Over the last few years, I’ve been slowly learning Hindi to help me assimilate into my home in North India. If you can’t speak Hindi in North India, you’ll always be on the outside and won’t be able to interact with the common man on the street. And in my case, if I can’t speak […]

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Real World Urdu Examples for Reading Practice

Reading Urdu children stories is common for practising Urdu reading, but I find practising translating real-world signs and menus in Pakistan even more useful. Because youโ€™re definitely going to come across these things every day while in Pakistan – and itโ€™s this very reason why I decided I needed to learn Urdu. These photos are […]

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Learning Urdu

Best Videos for Learning the Urdu Alphabet

Out of the frustration of not being able to read signs and menus in Pakistan, I decided to expand my language learning from Hindi into its relative, Urdu. The biggest difference between Hindi and Urdu is just the script they’re written in. Hindi is written in Devanagari and Urdu in Nastaliq. Below are the best […]

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Learning Hindi

How to Hire a GOOD Language Teacher Online & AVOID TORTURE!

I’ve met my share of teachers who are uninspired and made the lessons torture because they weren’t teachers and weren’t passionate about teaching. And I’ve met my share of teachers who engage me, care about me, and make the class time flash by with their teachings style and personality. When it comes to hiring a […]