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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.

Surprise your friends! Astonish your family! With Pimsleur, you’ll be speaking and understanding like a native in no time. 30 minutes a day is all it takes. Modern Standard Arabic Phase 1,Unit 06-10 builds 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.

©2012 Simon & Schuster (P)2012 Simon & Schuster

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"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)

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wonderful tool to learn a new language

if you want to learn a new language this is the best way I know. I am already able to speak a little bit of Arabic. I like how you're easily introduced to new items and still kept in touch with the earlier subject or topic. very intuitive.

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This works.
I’m learning fast. I’d recommend this to anyone who wants to learn Arabic.
Repeat the lessons until you have it down packed

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  • 02-05-16

Brilliant. Really enjoyable

I feel like I've learnt loads of Arabic. Buy it. Buy it. Buy it. The only negative and its a tiny negative is that the speed is a little fast but thankfully with audible you can slow it down, so I set mine slower and it was great. I can't wait to practice my Arabic now with my husband's family.

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  • H. Ismail
  • 07-04-18

Really useful

i have been listening to the Pimsleur Arabic audios whilst commuting and find them very helpful in learning vocabulary. The repetition and occassional vocabulary reminder in later lessons helps to embed the words. The variation in sentences and time allowed for you to respond actively engages your brain.

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  • Brother Woodstock
  • 01-30-18

Arabic or not

I did some German before this, with the same series. It gave me loads of confidence to speak it, although I didn't get the chance to.
I love this series as speaking it out load really boosts you. I've also started listening to the news in Arabic. I recognise some words. yay!
Some other series aren't as in depth as this.

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  • Alana
  • 02-17-16

Best method for learning a new language

I've tried heaps of different audiobooks to try to learn Arabic and this series been the most effective. The method of teaching works so well and I found myself remembering far more words and subsequently building my vocabulary much more quickly than when I tried some other books. Definitely recommend. Will be buying the next audiobook in the series for sure!