Learn Arabic (Eastern) with The Pimsleur Method

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Eastern Arabic is the dialect spoken in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Palestine, and is also very well understood in eastern and southeastern parts of the Arab world. Pimsleur READ MORE »

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PimsleurArabic (East) Phase 1, Units 1-30
 
4.6

(based on 8 reviews)

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Pros

  • Easy to use (7)
  • It works (6)
  • Fun (4)
  • Perfects accent (4)
  • Portable (4)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Self-improvement (5)
  • Travel (4)
  • Fun (3)
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Product!!!!

By Tim B.

from Detroit, MI

About Me Business person

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • Fun
  • It Works
  • Perfects Accent
  • Portable

Cons

  • Time commitment

Best Uses

  • Travel

Comments about Arabic (East) Phase 1, Units 1-30:

This product is great! It helped me a lot with Arabic. I did need some help from my lebanese friends with transliteration and conjugation but with a little help on the side this really accelerated my learning and understanding of Arabic. Thank you!

 
4.0

Arabic

By aakeith

from Valley Cottage, NY

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • It Works

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Self-improvement

    Comments about Arabic (East) Phase 1, Units 1-30:

    It is very good in most respects. The Pimsleur method is good and effective. This particular course has one fault and that is that, when they introduce a new word or expression, they almost whisper and dont enunciate very well, which makes it difficult to learn since we don't know what it is we are learning. Get your teachers to speak up in Arabic. I also took the Pimsleur Italian course, which was excellent, and that was not a problem there.

     
    4.0

    Quick and simple!

    By RubberDucky94

    from Colorado Springs, Colorado

    About Me Student

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to use

    Cons

    • Expensive

    Best Uses

    • Just for fun
    • Self-improvement

    Comments about Arabic (East) Phase 1, Units 1-30:

    A great way to learn a language. Wish there would be a second, and third phase of Egyptian Arabic.

     
    5.0

    for anyone at any level

    By hanamoza

    from queens,newyork

    About Me Student, Traveler

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to use
    • It Works
    • Perfects Accent

    Cons

    • No writing component

    Best Uses

    • Family background/Heritage
    • Travel

    Comments about Arabic (East) Phase 1, Units 1-30:

    i use it daily it is very easy to follow and the 30 minute lessons are the perfect amount of time to devote to studying a new language especially if you have other school work to do.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    It works very well

    By Arabic Newb

    from DC

    About Me Business person

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to use
    • Fun
    • It Works
    • Perfects Accent
    • Portable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Just for fun
      • Self-improvement

      Comments about Arabic (East) Phase 1, Units 1-30:

      This product works, plain and simple. With a desire to learn Arabic, I purchased Level 1 a few months ago. I took each lesson several times and really worked on perfecting my accent and memorizing the words (so that it would become second nature). The Arabic speakers break down the words and pronunciations for you at a digestible pace, and each lesson you find yourself building upon your new-found knowledge. My girlfriend and her family speak Arabic, and I have been told by them that my pronunciations are very good. I highly recommend the product to anyone wanting to learn a new language. I have already purchased Level 2.

      Service and delivery comments:

      For the most part, the speakers do a good job in breaking down the words and pronunciations for you. However, the speakers will not break down all words and you may find yourself saying, "what did you just say?" You really have to pay attention to the slightest sounds - Arabic has many sounds that are not familiar to a Westerner, and, because I'm not seeing the written word in front of me, it would be helpful if the speakers were to say, for example, "notice the 'ib' sound before xyz word."

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