FSI Iraqi Dialect Sample
FSI Iraqi Sample
This course presumes a rudimentary knowledge of Arabic, and is designed to supplement existing texts. Lesson 1 stresses pronunciation and Iraqi dialect sounds; thereafter Lessons 2 through 11 are grouped by topic. Typical situations include greetings, use of courtesy phrases, expressions of time and weather, and similar topics. Originally produced by the Defense Language Institute for the Persian Gulf War, it is now published and distributed by Multilingual Books, and comes with the equivalent of a 117 page text and four audio CDs, all on MP3 audio files and PDF text.