|About the Book|
The Pimsleur(R) Method has worked for millions all over the world. Totally portable- simple to use- Pimsleur works so you dont have to. This complete Eastern Arabic course includes all of Levels I, II, and III - 45 hours of spoken language practiceMoreThe Pimsleur(R) Method has worked for millions all over the world. Totally portable- simple to use- Pimsleur works so you dont have to. This complete Eastern Arabic course includes all of Levels I, II, and III - 45 hours of spoken language practice and 3 hours of reading instruction. With this product you start from zero, learning first survival phrases and vocabulary, and eventually progressing to a highintermediate level of speaking and understanding Eastern Arabic. Every lesson contains an introductory conversation and isolated vocabulary and structures, as well as full practice of all vocabulary introduced. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension, and on learning to speak Eastern Arabic. At the completion of this course, youll speak confidently using your wideranging vocabulary, and experience the language and culture with a deepening insight into a new world. Reading Lessons are included at the end of Unit 30 for each Level. These lessons, which total about three hours, are designed to first give you practice sounding out the Arabic alphabet, then to progress to reading for meaning. They also provide extensive additional vocabulary. Before you know it, youll be reading Arabic with the ease and flexibility of a native speaker. A PDF file containing the combined Reading Booklets to be used with the audio lessons is included. About the Eastern Arabic LanguageEastern 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. Pimsleurs Eastern Arabic is based on the dialect of Damascus, Syria.