Arabic (Modern Standard) Phase 1, Unit 26-30: Learn to Speak and Understand Modern Standard Arabic with Pimsleur Language Programs
Publisher: Pimsleur Language Programs
Date: September 2012
Duration: 3 hours 45 minutes
Modern Standard Arabic or MSA is the standard, formal, written form that is used and understood throughout the Arab world. While primarily written, MSA is also spoken in highly formal situations, in higher education, in sermons, and in the courts of law.
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! Modern Standard Arabic Phase 1, Unit 26-30 build on material taught in prior units. 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. Each lesson contains practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension, and on learning to speak Modern Standard Arabic.
Reading Lessons are included at the end of Unit 30 and provide you with an introduction to reading Modern Standard Arabic. These lessons 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.
Pimsleur® programs provide plenty of positive reinforcement that will keep learners on track, and we found that Pimsleur® gave us more proficiency and confidence in speaking the new language than any of the other language programs we reviewed. (AudioFile magazine)
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