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 20 builds on material taught in prior Units. It includes 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, new vocabulary, and new structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation. This lesson contains full practice for all vocabulary introduced in this unit and in Unit 1. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension, and on learning to speak Modern Standard Arabic. Download and start listening now!