Lessons

The lessons below are ranked according to level, starting from very beginner level and progressing to more advanced Uzbek vocabulary and grammar. Each vocabulary lesson is accompanied with original pronunciation audios, voiced by a native Uzbek speaker. Some lessons are short while some are longer. Click on any link below to access the lesson, or join the Self-Paced Course to have a more interactive experience!

Note: the lesson are better adapted for use on desktop, but they are still accessible on mobile. 

Wooden Alphabet Letters

Lesson 1

Alphabet

Learn about the Uzbek alphabet.

Handshake

Lesson 2

Greetings and Farewells

Learn some basic Uzbek phrases and sentences.

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Lesson 3

Learn all the different pronouns and the rules for personal predicate endings.

Pronouns and Predicate Endings

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Lesson 4

Questions and Negation

Learn how to turn sentences into questions or negatives.

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Lesson 5

Introductions

Learn how to introduce yourself and where you are from.

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Lesson 6

Suffixes -dan and -lik

Learn about the suffix -dan (from, out of, or off) and -lik (used to indicate ethnicity).

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Lesson 7

Conjunctions and Demonstrative pronouns

Learn about Uzbek conjunctions (connect clauses) and demonstrative pronouns (indicate position)

Picnic

Lesson 8

Daily Activities

Learn common nouns, verbs, and other helpful vocabulary for conversation about daily life.

Streching

Lesson 9

Popular Verbs

Learn the most commonly used verbs and how to conjugate them in the present-future tense. Then, learn about adverbs.

Happy Family Portrait

Lesson 10

Family

Learn the names of family members in Uzbek.

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Lesson 11

Possessive & Plural

Learn how to make the posessive  (i.e. indicating ownership) and plural nouns.

Numbers

Lesson 12

Numbers

Learn how to say the first ten numbers (1-10) in Uzbek.

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Lesson 13

Indications of Time

Learn all kinds of time indicators, from a.m. to p.m.

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Lesson 14

Week & Month

Learn the days of the week and the names of the months.

School Kids

Lesson 15

School

Learn some basic vocabulary words for describing the classroom and school.

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Lesson 16

Postpositions

Learn the postpositions and suffixes that Uzbek uses instead of prepositions. 

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Lesson 17

Adjectives

Learn some basic Uzbek adjectives and how to use them.

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Lesson 18

Plural Nouns

Learn how to make a noun plural with the suffixes -lar and -ta.

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Lesson 19

Going to Town

Learn the vocabulary necessary for getting around town in Uzbekistan. 

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Lesson 20

Imperatives/Commands

Learn how to make commands in Uzbek, using the suffixes -moq-ing, and -ni.

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Lesson 21

Describing

Learn Uzbek vocabulary to describe people's physical characteristics. 

More lessons coming soon!