Arabic (East) Phases 1-2

Arabic (East) Phases 1-2

Learn to Speak and Understand Eastern Arabic with Pimsleur Language Programs
  • This Edition: MP3 ( Also available in: CD )
  • Lessons: 60
  • ISBN: 9781442346840
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  • List Price: $230.00

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Includes 60 lessons and reading instruction (32 hours) as MP3 download, plus PDF user's guide and 2 reading booklets

Eastern Arabic is the dialect spoken in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Palestine. Eastern Arabic is also very well understood in the eastern and southeastern parts of the Arab world -- Arabia, the Gulf Region, and Iraq. Pimsleur's Eastern Arabic is based on the dialect of Damascus, Syria.

Surprise your friends! Astonish your family! With Pimsleur, you’ll be speaking and understanding like a native in no time. 30 minutes a day is all it takes. This Eastern Arabic course includes all of Phases 1 and 2 – 30 hours of spoken language practice and two hours of Reading Lessons providing background on the Eastern Arabic language and culture. With this product you start from zero, learning first survival phrases and vocabulary, and eventually progressing to a mid-intermediate level of speaking, understanding and reading Arabic.

Every lesson contains an introductory conversation, and isolated vocabulary and structures, as well as full practice for all vocabulary introduced. Emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension. At the completion of this course, you’ll speak confidently using your wide-ranging vocabulary, and experience the language and culture with a deepening insight into a new world.

Reading Lessons are included to provide you with an introduction to reading Arabic. These lessons, which total about one hour for each phase, are designed to teach you to sound out words with correct pronunciation and accent. A Reading Booklet to be used with the audio lessons is also included in PDF format.

Description

Includes 60 lessons and reading instruction (32 hours) as MP3 download, plus PDF user's guide and 2 reading booklets

Eastern Arabic is the dialect spoken in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Palestine. Eastern Arabic is also very well understood in the eastern and southeastern parts of the Arab world -- Arabia, the Gulf Region, and Iraq. Pimsleur's Eastern Arabic is based on the dialect of Damascus, Syria.

Surprise your friends! Astonish your family! With Pimsleur, you’ll be speaking and understanding like a native in no time. 30 minutes a day is all it takes. This Eastern Arabic course includes all of Phases 1 and 2 – 30 hours of spoken language practice and two hours of Reading Lessons providing background on the Eastern Arabic language and culture. With this product you start from zero, learning first survival phrases and vocabulary, and eventually progressing to a mid-intermediate level of speaking, understanding and reading Arabic.

Every lesson contains an introductory conversation, and isolated vocabulary and structures, as well as full practice for all vocabulary introduced. Emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension. At the completion of this course, you’ll speak confidently using your wide-ranging vocabulary, and experience the language and culture with a deepening insight into a new world.

Reading Lessons are included to provide you with an introduction to reading Arabic. These lessons, which total about one hour for each phase, are designed to teach you to sound out words with correct pronunciation and accent. A Reading Booklet to be used with the audio lessons is also included in PDF format.

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Arabic Eastern I

By Horserider

from Montana

About Me Business person, Traveler

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Pros

  • It Works
  • Perfects Accent

Cons

  • Expensive
  • No writing component

Best Uses

  • Business/Work
  • Family background/Heritage
  • Self-improvement
  • Travel

Comments about Arabic (Eastern) I-II:

This is my second set. The first set was just a starter from a bookstore that had 5-6 CD's. They did not last very long and I was hesitant to buy the same brand of CD, fearing a short life of the disks.

But I am pleased with the progression,clarity and manner of male/female pronunciation with increments, phrase lengthening, grammar buildup, and so far with the subject material.

When I wish to know something more clearly I have to look it up in some of my other reference materials. Not all are Eastern and perhaps that is a good thing; to broaden my regionalisms.

Thank you for having choices of dialects in the Arabic language.

I put it on when falling asleep or driving. It repeats in my head at the oddest times. I look forward to knowing the correct answer. The pauses are about the right amount of time for answering.

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