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Culture Class: Essential Urdu Vocabulary, Season 1, Lesson 15: Tourist Attractions and Places

Intro

James: Hi everyone, I'm James.
Afrah: And I'm Afrah!
James: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Urdu Vocabulary, Season 1, Lesson 15! In this lesson you'll find five essential phrases related to Recreation and Leisure. These are the five most popular tourist attractions and places in Pakistan. Hand-picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at UrduPod101.com.
BODY
James: Afrah, what's our first phrase?
Afrah: فیصل مسجد (faisal masjid)
James: "Faisal Mosque"
Afrah: [SLOW] فیصل مسجد (faisal masjid) [NORMAL] فیصل مسجد (faisal masjid)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: فیصل مسجد (faisal masjid)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: A beautiful mosque located in Islamabad. The mosque is beautifully designed and attracts both worshippers and tourists from all across the country.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this phrase.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . فیصل مسجد دارالحکومت میں واقع ہے (Faisal masjid darul hakumat mein waqia hai.)
James: "The Faisal mosque is located in the capital city."
Afrah: [SLOW] . فیصل مسجد دارالحکومت میں واقع ہے (Faisal masjid darul hakumat mein waqia hai.)
James: Okay, what's the next phrase?
Afrah: بادشاہی مسجد (badshahi masjid)
James: "Badshahi Mosque"
Afrah: [SLOW] بادشاہی مسجد (badshahi masjid) [NORMAL] بادشاہی مسجد (badshahi masjid)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: بادشاہی مسجد (badshahi masjid)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: A mosque located in Lahore. This mosque is known for its old-fashioned architecture of the Mughal era.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this phrase.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . بادشاہی مسجد مغلیہ فن تعمیر کی عکاسی کرتی ہے (Badshahi masjid mughlia fan e tameer ki akasi kerti hai.)
James: "The Badshahi mosque reflects Mughal architecture."
Afrah: [SLOW] . بادشاہی مسجد مغلیہ فن تعمیر کی عکاسی کرتی ہے (Badshahi masjid mughlia fan e tameer ki akasi kerti hai.)
James: Okay, what's the next phrase?
Afrah: شنگریلا ریزورٹ (shangrila resort)
James: "Shangri la Resort"
Afrah: [SLOW] شنگریلا ریزورٹ (shangrila resort) [NORMAL] شنگریلا ریزورٹ (shangrila resort)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: شنگریلا ریزورٹ (shangrila resort)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: A beautiful resort located in the Skardu region. The area is covered with fields, fountains, and rivers. The calmness of the area and the hospitality of the local people are worth experiencing.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this phrase.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . شنگریلا ریزورٹ بہت خوبصورت جگہ ہے (Shangrila resort bohat khubsurat jagah hai.)
James: "Shangri-la resort is a very beautiful place."
Afrah: [SLOW] . شنگریلا ریزورٹ بہت خوبصورت جگہ ہے (Shangrila resort bohat khubsurat jagah hai.)
James: Okay, what's the next phrase?
Afrah: جھیل سیف الملوک (jheel saif ul malook)
James: "Saif ul Malook Lake"
Afrah: [SLOW] جھیل سیف الملوک (jheel saif ul malook) [NORMAL] جھیل سیف الملوک (jheel saif ul malook)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: جھیل سیف الملوک (jheel saif ul malook)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: A beautiful lake located in the Kaghan Valley. The lake's view is wonderful and attracts both local and foreign tourists in great numbers. In order to reach the lake, a long drive through the mountains and a hike on foot is required.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this phrase.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . جھیل سیف الملوک بہت سے غیر ملکی سیاحوں کو اپنی طرف متوجہ کرتی ہے (Jheel saif ul malook bohat say ghair mulki sayahon ko apni taraf mutawajah kerti hai.)
James: "Saif ul Malook Lake attracts many foreign tourists."
Afrah: [SLOW] . جھیل سیف الملوک بہت سے غیر ملکی سیاحوں کو اپنی طرف متوجہ کرتی ہے (Jheel saif ul malook bohat say ghair mulki sayahon ko apni taraf mutawajah kerti hai.)
James: Okay, what's the next phrase?
Afrah: وادی ہنزا (wadi e hunza)
James: "Hunza Valley"
Afrah: [SLOW] وادی ہنزا (wadi e hunza) [NORMAL] وادی ہنزا (wadi e hunza)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: وادی ہنزا (wadi e hunza)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: A valley located in the Gilgit area. It is known for its spectacular views of mountains, rivers, and greenland scenery.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this phrase.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . موسم گرما وادی ہنزا جانے کے لئے بہترین موسم ہے (Mosam e garma wadi e hunza janay ky liye behtreen mosam hai.)
James: "Summer is the best season to go to the Hunza Valley."
Afrah: [SLOW] . موسم گرما وادی ہنزا جانے کے لئے بہترین موسم ہے (Mosam e garma wadi e hunza janay ky liye behtreen mosam hai.)
QUIZ
James: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the phrases you just learned? Afrah will give you the Urdu - please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Afrah: جھیل سیف الملوک (jheel saif ul malook)
[PAUSE] James: "Saif ul Malook Lake"
Afrah: بادشاہی مسجد (badshahi masjid)
[PAUSE] James: "Badshahi Mosque"
Afrah: وادی ہنزا (wadi e hunza)
[PAUSE] James: "Hunza Valley"
Afrah: فیصل مسجد (faisal masjid)
[PAUSE] James: "Faisal Mosque"
Afrah: شنگریلا ریزورٹ (shangrila resort)
[PAUSE] James: "Shangri la Resort"

Outro

James: There you have it - the five most popular tourist attractions and places in Pakistan! We have more vocab lists available at UrduPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks, everyone! See you next time!
Afrah: خدا حافظ (Khuda Hafiz)

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Do you know any other Pakistani tourist attractions?