Learn Arabic - Survival Phrases Arabic, Volume 1: Lessons 1-30 (Unabridged)
by Innovative Language Learning
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Start speaking Arabic in minutes, and grasp the language, culture and customs in just minutes more with Survival Phrases - Arabic, a completely new way to learn Basic Arabic fast! Survival Phrases - Arabic will have you speaking with proper pronunciation from the very first lesson and prepare you with cultural insight, travel tips and other information to utterly shock and amaze your friends and family, travel companions and people you meet along the way. Are you about to travel to Arab countries?- Do you need basic Arabic and proper etiquette for business reasons? Do you have a Arabic speaking partner, family or friends? Are you a fan of Arabic films, culture, or history, and want to start learning the Arabic language? Whatever your reasons are, we've designed Survival Phrases - Arabic with YOU in mind, so that you will get immensely satisfying results FAST. These 30 short and effective audio lessons will allow you to: speak Arabic before the end of your first lesson use your newly learned Arabic in everyday situations understand the culture, customs, and people of Arab countries order the food you want in restaurants ask directions and travel by taxi, train, bus and car with confidence master manners, etiquette, customs so you don't embarrass yourself- visit or host Arabic guests with confidence introduce yourself, friends and family - learn to ask for help and avoid danger and tourist traps learn travel tips and the "do's" and "don'ts" from the experienced hos. This is NOT a vocabulary builder with just words and their translations. Unlike other audiobooks, we actually TEACH Arabic and Arabic culture. Each lesson is TAUGHT by a professional, bi-lingual teacher!
The lessons are short, sweet and effective, if a little elementary in the syllable breakdown. The reader is pleasant and smooth.
I have no idea why, but all the extra tidbits are focused on Morocco and the lessons start out wishing you well on your trip to Morocco. It gets annoying if you're learning Arabic for any other reason.
Not Modern Standard Arabic
This audiobook focuses on MOROCCAN dialect Arabic, which is only really useful if you are going to Morocco or mostly speaking with Moroccan people. People from other countries often have a difficult time understanding many parts of Moroccan dialect; so just be warned. btw, a dialect in Arabic can be a different way to pronounce letters like Jeem vs Geem w/ MSA and Egyptian arabic, but it more often means totally different words for things, particularly with Moroccan dialect... buyer beware.