Punjabi is counted among the Indo-Iranian languages. It is spoken natively by 130 million people. The majority of those people live in Pakistan. However, it is also spoken in the Indian state of Punjab. Punjabi is hardly ever used as a written language in Pakistan. It is different in India because there the language holds an official status. Punjabi is written in its own script. It also has a very long literary tradition. Texts have been found that are almost 1000 years old. Punjabi is also very interesting from a phonological point of view.
This is because it is a tonal language. In tonal languages, the pitch of the accented syllable changes their meaning. In Punjabi, the accented syllable can take on three different pitches. That is very unusual for Indo-European languages. That makes Punjabi that much more appealing!
Learn Punjabi for beginners with book2 by "50 languages"
Learn Punjabi for beginners is one of over 50 language courses that we offer. book2 is an effective way to learn Punjabi. All our materials are available both online and as iPhone and Android apps. You can successfully learn Punjabi on your own using this course! The lessons are clearly structured and will help you achieve your goals. Learn the new language fast using the 100 topics in the lessons. The MP3 files in the lessons are spoken by native speakers. They make it easier to learn pronunciation. Even beginners can learn Punjabi efficiently with the practical sentences in book2.
First you will learn the basics of the language. Sample dialogues will help you speak the foreign language. Prior knowledge is not needed. Even advanced learners can refresh and reinforce their knowledge. You will learn frequently used sentences and can use them immediately. You will be able to communicate in multiple situations. Use your break or commute to learn Punjabi for a few minutes. You can learn when traveling and at home. You are on the go and can learn Punjabi anywhere.
Learn Punjabi with the Android and iPhone app "50 languages"
The "50 languages" Android or iPhone app is ideal for all those who want to learn offline. The app is available for Android phones and tablets as well as iPhones and iPads. The apps include 30 free lessons from the book2 Punjabi curriculum. All tests and games are included in the app. The MP3 audio files by book2 are a part of our Punjabi language course. Download all audios for free as MP3 files.
Learn Punjabi - fast and free with book2 by "50 languages"
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