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Includes 5 lessons and reading instruction (150 minutes) as MP3 download, plus PDF reading booklet
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This course includes Lessons 26-30 plus reading instruction from the Pashto Level 1 Program featuring 3.5 hours of language instruction. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation. Practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons is included in each lesson. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension, and on learning to speak Pashto.
Reading Lessons are included at the end of Lesson 30 to provide you with an introduction to reading Pashto, which uses the modified Arabic alphabet. These lessons, which total about one hour, are designed to teach you to sound out words with Pashto pronunciation and accent. A Reading Booklet to be used with the audio lessons is also included in PDF format.
The Pashto Language
Pashto is an Iranian language of the Indo-European family spoken by over 17 million people, primarily in Afghanistan and Pakistan. This course teaches the Northern dialect as spoken in Kabul (Afghanistan), which will be understood through all Pashto-speaking regions. Pashto is one of the two official languages of Afghanistan (Dari is the other) and the native tongue of approximately 50 percent of the population there. Although, not an official language in Pakistan, it is spoken by approximately 13% of the population. Pashto uses a modified version of the Arabic alphabet, and is read right to left.
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- Lessons can be downloaded as a zip file for use in iTunes or Windows Media Player.
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- Lessons can be played on your iPod or any MP3 player.
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- Lessons are non-DRM (Digital Rights Management) MP3 files and can be copied onto a CD or DVD for playing in a CD/DVD player.
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Comments about Pashto Phase 1, Unit 26-30:
I listen to the downloads during my work commute. I was quickly able to communicate with native speakers, as the curriculum is geared towards common everyday speech. I understand the grammatical structure and nuances in ways I couldn't gave with just textbook learning. I'm very happy with the product and hope to see Pashto III come out soon.