Pimsleur Pashto Basic Course - Level 1 Lessons 1-10 CD
Learn to Speak and Understand Pashto with Pimsleur Language Programs
- This Edition: CD
- Lessons: 10
- ISBN: 9781442303126
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List Price: $24.95
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Learn a new language while commuting, while cleaning the house, or working out. Like millions before you, discover the power of the scientifically sequenced and portable Pimsleur Method.
Includes 10 lessons on 5 CDs
The Pimsleur® Method: the easiest, fastest way to learn a new language. Completely portable, easily downloadable, and lots of fun. You’ll be speaking and understanding in no time flat!
This course includes Lessons 1-10 from the Pashto Level 1 Program - 5 hours of audio-only effective language learning with real-life spoken practice sessions. Get a chance to test drive the incredibly effective and efficient, world-famous Pimsleur Program. 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.
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.
- CDs are formatted for playing in all CD players, including car players, and users can copy files for use in iTunes or Windows Media Player.
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Comments about Pashto, Basic:
The Pashto Basic language course is very well designed. I like the bits of cultural information thrown in, and I like how the new material is related to, and builds on, the old. I listen to this driving to work and one lesson is just the right length for a commute! The only thing that annoys me is the daily e-mails from Pimsleur exhorting me immediately to buy more - this one will keep me busy for quite some time, thank you very much.