2.3 Informal Conversation


Informal Conversation Between Friends

Context: Imran and Ruh are friends and study together in a school. They saw each other in school before going to their class.

English Transliteration Urdu
Imran: Hello! Imran: aadaab! عمران: آداب!
Ruh: Hello! Ruh: aadaab! روح: آداب!
Imran: How are you? Imran: kyaa haal hai? عمران: کیا حال ہے؟
Ruh: All is well. And you? Ruh: sab thiik hai. aur tum? روح: سب ٹھیک ہے- اور تم؟
Imran: I am well too. Imran: mai bhii thiik hoon. -عمران: میں بھی ٹھیک ہوں
Ruh: Should we go to class? Ruh: class chalen روح: کلاس چلیں؟
Imran: Let’s go. Imran: chalo عمران: چلو
[After the class] class ke baad کلاس کے بعد
Ruh: See you again. Bye Ruh: phir milenge. khuda haafiz روح: پھر ملیں گے- خدا حافظ!
Imran: Okay, Bye! Imran: thiik hai. khuda haafiz عمران: ٹھیک ہے- خدا حافظ!

Listening: Please watch the following video and listen to the above conversation and check your reading and pronunciation.

Instructor Video: Informal Conversation

Informal Conversation

Asking for Phone Number & Email

Vocabulary 3. Learn Urdu Numbers 0-10

English Transliteration Urdu Name Urdu Number
0 sifar


1 ek


2 do


3 tiin


4 char


5 paanch


6 Chhah/chhe


7 Saat


8 aaTh


9 nau


10 das



Reading: Informal Conversation—Asking for phone number and email address.

Context: The Urdu teacher assigns group work and puts Ruh and Peter in a group. Now Ruh and Peter need to exchange their email address and phone number.

English Transliteration Urdu
Hello Peter! What’s going on? Hello Peter! Kyaa chal raha hai?

ہیلو پیٹر !کیا چل رہا ہے؟

Hello Ruh, all is well. How are you? Aadaab Ruh! Sab Thiik hai. Aap kaa Kyaa haal hai?

آداب روح ! سب ٹھیک ہے- آپ کا کیا حال ہے؟

All is well, okay، what is your email address? Sab thiik hai, achha, aap kaa email address kyaa hai?

سب ٹھیک ہے – اچّھا، اپ کا ای میل ایڈریس کیا ہے؟

My email Address is peter@gmail.com. And yours? Mera email address peter@gmail.com hai. Aur Aap kaa? میرا ای میل ایڈریس [پیٹر@جی میل.کوم] ہے- اور آپ کا؟ 
My email Address is ruh@gmail.com. Mera email address ruh@gmail.com hai.

میرا ای میل ایڈریس [روح@جی میل.کوم] ہے

What is your phone number? Aap kaa phone number kyaa hai?

آپکا فون نمبر کیا ہے؟

My phone Number is 3322110044. And yours? Mera phone number 3322110044 hai. aur aap kaa?

میرا فون نمبر ٠٠١١٢٢٣٣ ٤٤ ہے، اور آپ کا؟

My phone number is 123… Mera phone number 123… hai.

میرا فون نمبر ٣٢١…. ہے 

Thank you. See you again. Bye. Shukriya phir milenge. khuda hafiz.

شکریہ ،پھر ملیں گے–خدا حافظ 

Okay, bye. Achha. bye.

اچھا ، بائے-

Listening: Please watch the following video, listen to the above conversation, and check your reading and pronunciation.

Instructor Video: Asking for Contact Information

Test Yourself


In your classroom and/or outside the classroom, identify 2-3 Urdu learners/speakers. Introduce yourself, and ask questions in Urdu such as name, major, age, where s/he is from, phone number, and email address. In addition to these 6 questions, please try to create 2-4 more questions based on your own creativity. Chapter 2.3 Activity





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