• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Urdu
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages, Cultural Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

Syllabus: Syllabus: (a) Instruction in reading and writing the Urdu script;

(b) development of advanced conversational skills in Urdu; 

(c) advanced discussion of Urdu grammatical usage and literary style; 

(d) comprehension of lectures given in Urdu;

(c) reading of Urdu prose.

Urdu 2A is conducted in Urdu.  The course would also be of interest to Hindi students.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On satisfying the requirement for this course, students will have the knowledge and skills necessary to speak, read and write the language at the level appropriate for the course.

Indicative Assessment

Proposed Assessment: Semester based testing 40%, written assignments 50% and class participation 10%.


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Four hours per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed HIND6200 or 6309 or equivalent. You may not enrol in this course if you have previously completed URDU2300.

Prescribed Texts

Prescribed Text: Prescribed Text: Barz, R.K. and Yadav, Y.K., An Introduction to Hindi and Urdu, Munshiram Manoharlal, New Delhi, 2000

Recommended Text: Platts, J.T., A Dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi, and English, Oxford University Press, 1968



Preliminary Reading


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Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

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6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2958
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4350
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