Book: Complete Punjabi

Book: Complete Punjabi

Beginner to Intermediate Course: Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself

Surjit Singh Kalra, Navtej Kaur Purewal, Sue Tyson-Ward


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Are you looking for a complete course in Punjabi which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Punjabi will guarantee success!

Note that this is the PDF of the entire Complete Punjabi book. The audio is listed under 'Audio: Complete Punjabi' and can be streamed online or downloaded to the Teach Yourself Library app.

Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online.

The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work.

By the end of this course, you will approach Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.

Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features:


Learn in your own time and at your own pace


Learn quickly with one- and five-minute essentials


Course devised by world-class teachers of Punjabi


Measure your success with regular reviews of your progress


Grammar and vocabulary made easy


Reinforce your learning with examples and exercises


Learn everyday Punjabi through real-life dialogues

Audio (online)

Dialogues, vocabulary and pronunciation, available to stream online at or download to the Teach Yourself Library app.

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This PDF can be viewed online or downloaded to the Teach Yourself Library app.


Surjit Singh Kalra:
Surjit Singh Kalra is founder and director of the Punjabi Language Development Board in the UK. He retired in 1992 as Head of the Community Language Service for Birmingham Education Authority.

Navtej Kaur Purewal is a lecturer in sociology at the University of Manchester. She teaches Development and South Asian Studies.

Sue Tyson-Ward was formerly Subject Officer for Community Language examinations at Cambridge Examinations Board and is now a language consultant and teacher in adult education.