Swahili Phase 1, Unit 06-10 : Pimsleur Swahili

  • by Pimsleur
  • Narrated by Pimsleur
  • Series: Pimsleur Swahili
  • 2 hrs and 31 mins
  • Original recording Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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. Swahili Phase 1, Units 6-10 build 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 Swahili. Swahili, or Kiswahili, is the most widely-spoken African language, and is used throughout East Africa. It is recognized as an official national language in Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. Pimsleur's Swahili teaches Standard Swahili as spoken in and around Nairobi, Kenya. This new Swahili 30-unit course replaces our original Compact Swahili 10-unit course with new and expanded vocabulary, scenarios, grammar and structures.

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What the Critics Say

"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 magazine)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

it's working

effective. conversations are a little boring but you WILL learn simple words and sentences. i get frustrated with ones that just demonstrate some phrases and then moves on. this one takes you through the repetition you need and the back and forth with another speaker.
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- Polly

Good leaning

it was a bit awkward where you practice a conversation harassing a young lady to have a drink with you but that's about it
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- Glen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-27-2012
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio