Summer Urdu

آ ئیےاردوسیکھیں

Let’s Learn Urdu!

Urdu for High School Students | Summer 2021

In this 2-week workshop, students will learn basic written and spoken Urdu, one of the major languages of the South Asian subcontinent. Classes will include writing, listening, and speaking exercises; collaborative projects; and experiential learning through South Asian games and activities. All class meetings will be held online via Zoom video conference.

Intended for current high school students (aged 14-18), Urdu Summer Camp is ideal for both heritage speakers and new learners – no previous Urdu language experience required!

Instructor: Jameel Ahmad, Associate Teaching Professor, Asian Languages & Literature, University of Washington

Schedule: August 16-27, 2021, Monday-Friday, 10:00am-12:00pm PST

Location: Online via Zoom

Registration fee: $100 per participant or $150 per family (up to three participating children from the same household)

Enrollment is limited to 25 students. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status by email.

Supported by the UW South Asia Center.

For more information, please email Prof. Jameel Ahmad at

The application deadline for this program was July 31, 2021.