Advanced Urdu, with CD.Large A4+ Paperback - 219 pages, wuth Full Colour,by Zarina Khand.Description :This textbook covers the entire syllabus of GCE (AS & AL) level. It has been designed and laid out in line with the exact specification of SQA, AQA and GCE Urdu Edexcel Exams. The opening chapters are for Urdu intermediate and Scottish Higher qualification whilst the remainder of the book addresses in detail the six units of the Edexcel Urdu A level examinations. It is printed on a high quality glossy paper in colour with a variety of illustrations to inspire interest and aid learning. Unit 1 deals with the skills of listening and writing about situations which arise in everyday life. A selection of these have been recorded in the accompanying CD. Unit 2 focuses on reading along with the development of writing skills. A selection of varied texts is provided together with exercises to test comprehension. Units 3 and 4 develop a range of communication skills. Speaking skills are developed by providing the opportunities for the expression of opinions and discussion on a range of different topics in preparation for the oral exam. Units 5 and 6 cover the major part of the A level curriculum. Prescribed topics, texts and characters have been laid down in line with set texts as specified by the Edexcel GCE Urdu (8643) and (9643) syllabus.Review : This new textbook for Urdu higher and A Level is an excellent piece of work. It contains illustrations and up-to-date topics which are a great help for the examination. At the end of each topic there are revision exercises and useful words with their meanings. This helps a lot in understanding the text.---Arsalan Haider (A Level Urdu Student, Woodfarm Secondary School). The textbook comes with an accompanying CD.