The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition
Published April 26th 2012 by Routledge – 276 pages
Series: Colloquial Series
COLLOQUIAL PANJABI is easy to use and completely up to date!
Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Panjabi. No prior knowledge of the language is required.
What makes COLLOQUIAL PANJABI your best choice in personal language learning?
Interactive – lots of exercises for regular practice
Clear – concise grammar notes
Practical – useful vocabulary and pronunciation guide
Complete – including answer key and reference section
Whether you're a business traveller, or about to take up a daring challenge in adventure tourism, you may be studying to teach or even looking forward to a holiday - if you'd like to get up and running with PANJABI this rewarding course will take you from complete beginner to confidently putting your language skills to use in a wide range of everyday situations
A wealth of additional material is also provided on the course website. This supplementary material builds on the foundation provided in the Colloquial Panjabi course and will develop your language skills beyond the beginner level into intermediate study. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415672818/
'readers are guided through simple exercises in pronounciation, gradually proceeding to a fairly difficult set of lessons…cover[s] some aspects of Panjabi cultre.' - Darshan S. Tatla, International Journal of Punjab Studies
Preface How to use this course Script Unit 1 Script Unit 2 Script Unit 3 Unit 1: How are you? Unit 2: Very pleased to meet you Unit 3: What would you like to have? Unit 4: Do you like music? Unit 5: What are you going to do tomorrow? Unit 6: What did you do yesterday? Unit 7: Can you speak Panjabi? Unit 8: What is done here? Unit 9: Let me say something else as well Grammar summary Grammar index
The author is a native speaker of Panjabi. He has a Ph.D. in lingustics and has many years’ experience of teaching Panjabi, Hindi, Urdu and English and of research in second language learning by adults. He is the author and co-author of several books and research papers.