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Urdu (/ˈʊərd/;[10] Urdu: اُردُو, ALA-LC: Urdū) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken chiefly in South Asia.[11][12] It is the official national language and lingua franca of Pakistan.[13] In India, Urdu is an Eighth Schedule language whose status, function, and cultural heritage is recognized by the Constitution of India;[14][15] it also has an official status in several Indian states.[note 1][13] In Nepal, Urdu is a registered regional dialect.[16]

Urdu has been described as a Persianised standard register of the Hindustani language.[17][18] Urdu and Hindi share a common Sanskrit and Prakrit derived vocabulary base, phonology, syntax as well as grammar, making them mutually intelligible in colloquial speech.[19][20] While formal Urdu draws literary, political and technical vocabulary from Persian,[21] formal Hindi draws these from Sanskrit.Urdu is a mixture of Arabic[22], Irani, Turkish, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Bengali.[21]


The primary goal of this quick start guide is to introduce you to the URDU language. This is a first attempt at URDU in two hours … impossible … but fun to try … see natural vocabulary of simple words used over and over …

“WHEN you create new POSITIVE wave patterns in YOUR mind … they give you STRENGTH for today … and HOPE for the future”


Dynamic English-based brief language learning system developed with some UN staff.
For staff members on short or long missions to developed and developing countries to feel more comfortable and effective in achieving better working relationships in English, with local government, refugees, client and project staff as they perceive the effort to speak the local language with a good accent, and thus to respect and value the local culture.


Download all the course material as pdf : click here.

Download the audio for the course material as mp3 : click here.


Non-speakers to acquire a confidence very rapidly, in the basics of the local natural language, and for current speakers to achieve significant accent improvement.


Six hours of professional instruction in CRE and then at individual discretion during one week, with reinforcement a month later.


Individual training or as a small part of any management training program to stimulate creativity, because: “Each language is an intellectual treasure-house of communication, culture and humanitarian values” – Professor Kenneth Hale – linguistics expert of MIT who spoke 50 languages fluently and died October 8th 2001.


Uses the CRE technique to achieve intuitive absorption of the natural language with confidence and without stress. Designed to handle varying individual value systems and needs. CRE technique, once acquired, can be easily used for any other language or dialect.

Inspired by: Dr. Bob Boland (IU) and Dr Giles Boland (Harvard) and Dr. Shams Bathija (UNITA) and Dr. Catherine d’Arcangues (WHO) and Boston University and the Team. http://www.bu.edu/familymed/distance/cre/

Copyright: RGAB/2019/1. Free to all aid workers …

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