Modern Standard Arabic Vocab Clinic
American Univ in Cairo Press, Oct 30, 2005 - Foreign Language Study
This new learner-centered software tool for learning Egyptian Colloquial Arabic (ECA) gives you control of the process. Designed as a rich and flexible learning aid, Vocab Clinic has an easy-to-use interface that enables you to rapidly build your comprehension, pronunciation, and use of ECA (the everyday spoken language of Egypt, also widely understood in other Arab countries). Perfect for any student of Arabic as a classroom companion or a stand-alone language tutor, Vocab Clinic's smart language-learning features include: A digitized library of over 4,000 vocabulary items, expressions, and phrases. Over 30 vocabulary categories. Your choice of English, Arabic, or Arabic transliteration as the primary interface script. Ability to view all scripts simultaneously. CD-quality digital recordings of each word by a native speaker of Arabic, along with wave-form plots to provide visual and audio feedback. Controls that allow you to listen to audio recordings as many times as you need. Ability to record and compare your own pronunciation, repeating as often as needed until you get it right. Informative notes on each word or phrase that help you better understand the cultural and grammatical context. Ability to write, save, and print your own notes for each word. Printing capabilities that allow you to create fully customized vocabulary practice sheets. Regularly updated online resources to enhance your learning process Included in the package: Vocab ClinicŪ CD-ROM Bonus booklet: Egyptian Arabic: Background Information for Learners. Quick reference pronunciation card. Access to extended online learning resources. Printable grammar guide and drill sheets. Installation instructions System Requirements: Microsoft Windows 98 SE, ME, 2000, or XP; Pentium 233 or faster processor, 32 MB RAM; 30 MB hard disk space available; 800 x 600 display; 16 bit color; 4x CD drive or higher; sound card; printer and microphone optional.
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