3 hours of instruction on 3 CDs! The fun and easy way(R) to communicate effectively in a new language! Want to speak Modern Standard Arabic? Don't have a lot of time? This practical audio set is designed to help you learn quickly and easily at home or on the road. From basic greetings and expressions to grammar and conversations, you'll grasp the essentials and start communicating right away! Plus, you can follow along with the handy, 96-page portable guide -- filled with the words and phrases you'll hear on the CDs, plus a mini dictionary.
Discover how to: Handle greetings and introductions Ask questions and understand answers Build your vocabulary Talk about numbers, time, and the calendar Ask for directions Get help at a hotel, the bank, or a storeA fresh, fun way to learn to speak Arabic, on the go! Over 280 million people speak Arabic as their first language, and with the ongoing American involvement in the Middle East, more and more people are trying to learn the basics of this complex language. Arabic For Dummies, Audio Set is the perfect way for listeners to get up to speed quickly and start communicating in Arabic. Featuring three hours of language instruction on three CDs, this Audio Set provides lessons broken into individual tracks, introductory material on one track for easy skipping, a pocket-sized 96-page listening guide with the words and phrases from each lesson, and pronunciation tips and cultural notes. The audio also allows listeners to hear and practice several sounds that are not often found in English, such as the glottal stop and various consonant variations. David F. DiMeo, PhD (West Point, NY) received a master's degree from Princeton University and a PhD from Harvard University. David has been teaching basic, intermediate, and advanced Arabic and Arabic literature at the university level for eight years. He has worked previously in Egypt and Saudi Arabia and traveled throughout the Middle East from Morocco to Oman.Arabic For Dummies Audio Set is the next installment in our Audio Language Series (shipped Spanish, French and Italian titles in Apr-07, Mandarin Chinese in Jul-07, and Japanese in Nov-07). Like the other titles in this series, its appealing, on-the-go philosophy includes fundamental training and practical examples to get language learners functioning quickly and effectively. This title is not an audio translation of Arabic For Dummies. It is an entirely new product, with an audio-learning focused pedagogy.This fresh, fun way to learn to speak Arabic--on the go--features three hoursof language instruction on three CDs.
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