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Foundation Modern Standard Arabic (Learn MSA with the Michel Thomas Method)

By Jane Wightwick and Mahmoud Gaafar

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  • £100.00

The original no-pens, no-books, no-memorizing course that gets you speaking and understanding Modern Standard Arabic in just a couple of hours. The revolutionary Michel Thomas Method has helped over 5 million people learn a language.

Looking for a convenient language course that fits your lifestyle and gets you speaking a new language in a matter of hours? The acclaimed audio-led Michel Thomas Method Foundation Modern Standard Arabic course, endorsed by celebrities, executives and learners worldwide, will deliver the results you want.

How does it work?
During the course, you will join Michel Thomas Method teacher Jane Wightwick, native speaker Mahmoud Gaafar and two students in a live lesson, learning from both their successes and their mistakes to keep you motivated and involved throughout the course. You, as the learner, become the third student and participate actively in the class. Within the very first hour you will be able to construct simple phrases by listening and thinking out answers for yourself without the pressure of writing or memorizing. You learn through your own language, so there's no stress, and no anxiety. You'll stick with it because you'll love it.

Why is the method so successful?
The Michel Thomas Method was perfected over 50 years by celebrated psychologist and linguist Michel Thomas. This unique method works with your brain and draws on the principles of instructional psychology. Knowledge is structured and organised so that you assimilate the language easily and don't forget it. The method breaks down the language into building blocks that are introduced sequentially in such a way that you create your response and move on to ever-more-complex sentences. There is no need to stop for homework, additional exercises or vocabulary memorization, so you progress rapidly.

What's in the Course?
Foundation Modern Standard Arabic Foundation course with the Michel Thomas Method includes up to 8 hours of audio on CD.

Learn anywhere
Don't be tied to chunky books or your computer, Michel Thomas Method audio courses let you learn whenever you want: at home, in your car, or on the move with your MP3 player or smartphone.

Biographical Notes

Jane Wightwick is an experienced teacher of Arabic and author and publisher of Arabic learning materials.

Mahmoud Gaafar worked for the United Nations and Radio Cairo and now authors print, radio and TV resources for the Arab World.

Michel Thomas (1914-2005) had an amazing life. Born in Poland, he spent his early years in Germany and then in France, where he studied psychology at the Sorbonne in Paris. When war broke out, he fought with the Resistance and suffered imprisonment in slave labour camps. At the end of the the war he joined the US liberation army and later settled in the US where he established his world-famous language school. For more than 50 years he taught languages to the rich and famous and was the world's most sought-after language teacher.

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  • ISBN: 9781473658875
  • Publication date: 05 Oct 2017
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