Urdu Language Teaching Resources

It is the official state language of Pakistan. Urdu uses a modified form of Perso-Arabic script known as Nastaliq (nastaʿlīq). According to research done in 2021 estimates, Urdu is the 21st most spoken first language in the world, with approximately 61.9 million who speak it as their native language. According to Ethnologue’s 2018 estimates, Urdu is the 10th most widely spoken language in the world with 230 million total speakers, including those who speak it as a second language.

In order to meet the needs of the teachers and to help Urdu teachers in Sweden and Finland the Embassy has initiated this platform to share the teaching material that we gather from different sources.

The Embassy of Pakistan arranged a first ever Urdu teachers meeting on 22nd Nov 2021. Follow the Link below to watch the complete video:

There are many teaching resources  created by Mr. Shiraz Ali lecturer at Manchester University, to guide and help Urdu teachers: