• First 5 days: Identification of Urdu alphabets and their writing practice.
• Next 5 days: Joining of alphabets and formation of words using vowels in Urdu.
• Next 5 days: Learn how to read and write sentences.
• Last 5 days: Practice
Day 1: Introduction – Few points on the history of Urdu Language and its Prosody
Day 2: Different structures, forms and Genre in Urdu Poetry
Day 3: Behr/Metre – What is a metre, Discussion on some metres, scantion of (identifying) metres in Ghazals
Day 4: Poetics, Conventional methods of Urdu Ghazal
Two days break: homework – scantion of some given classical and modern Ghazals, and practice writing a couplet/Ghazal on the same
Day 5: Wrap up – discussions on the given homework and Q/A session.