Arabic Accents

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Arabic Accents

This download covers a variety of accents related to Arabic-speaking nations, including the North Africa, the Middle East, Turkish and Persian/Farsi/Iranian, with recordings of native speakers from Mauritania, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Turkey, Iran and Iraq. It's super-sized with over six hours of audio!

$25.00



Arabic Accents (Middle East region + Northern Africa) Learning Materials

  • The Arabic accents materials include recordings of AccentHelp coach Jim Johnson guiding you through the basics of accents throughout the region surrounding the Middle East and Northern Africa using the text, including bonus tracks of Jim leading you through a monologue in the accent, and additional examples of speaking with the accent from coach Carolyn Johnson.
  • There are also recordings of 32 native speakers - almost 4 hours of recordings in total!
  • You'll get four versions of the written teaching materials: a PDF file to print or read on a standard computer, a large-format PDF for portable reading devices, and MOBI for Kindle and EPUB for other portable readers. You'll also get transcriptions of the recordings of the native speakers in PDF format.
  • These materials cover the general elements of various Arabic-influenced accents, including Turkish and Persian speakers. You can see a complete list of the recordings of native speakers below. Other regional accents will be covered in additional AccentHelp materials, including African (Sub-Saharan) and India/South Asian materials (currently in development.)

Audio files in Three Volumes (224.1mb, 131 minutes)

Volume 1: Learning the Accent

  1. Introduction to Sound Placement, Intonation, and Helpful Hints for learning an Arabic accent (12:20)
  2. Consonant sound changes (17:46)
  3. Vowel sound changes  (10:26)
  4. changes in Diphthongs  (4:02)
  5. Pronunciations of words and terms (2:57)
  6. Text Practice (16:03)
  7. Text Intonation (8:36)
  8. Text Example (1:35)

Volume 2: Recordings of Native Speakers in the Middle East Region

  1. Bagdad Iraq Female reading (1:23)
  2. + her conversation (3:39)
  3. Jeddah Saudi Arabia Female reading (1:47)
  4. + her conversation (3:54)
  5. Two Saudi Arabian Females conversation (4:16)
  6. Zarqa Jordan Male reading (1:20)
  7. + his conversation (7:14)
  8. + speaking Arabic (1:27)
  9. Tehran Iran Female reading (1:18)
  10. + her conversation (1:27)
  11. Iran male reading (1:11)
  12. + his conversation (3:15)
  13. Iran Male reading (1:54)
  14. + his conversation (3:11)
  15. Iran Female reading (1:18)
  16. + her conversation (:15)
  17. Aydin Turkey Female reading (1:09)
  18. + her conversation (5:42)
  19. Ankara Turkey Male reading (1:16)
  20. + his conversation (7:19)
  21. Istanbul Turkey Male reading (1:17)
  22. + his conversation (2:00)
  23. Ankara Turkey Male reading (2:03)
  24. + his conversation (1:52)
  25. Isme Turkey Female conversation (1:05)
  26. Istanbul Turkey Male reading (1:29)
  27. + his conversation (:52)
  28. Eskisehir Turkey Male reading (1:33)
  29. + his conversation (1:07)
  30. Beirut Lebanon Male reading (1:25)
  31. + his conversation (4:52)

Volume 3: Recordings of Native Speakers in Northern Africa

  1. Nouakchott Mauritania Male reading (1:51)
  2. + his conversation (6:41)
  3. Cairo Egypt Female reading (1:18)
  4. + her conversation (2:01)
  5. Cairo Egypt Male reading (1:20)
  6. + his conversation (1:21)
  7. Cairo Egypt Female reading (1:15)
  8. + her conversation (:34)
  9. Alexandria Egypt male reading (1:42)
  10. + his conversation (1:47)
  11. Alexandria Egypt Male conversation (:38)
  12. Egypt Female reading (1:27)
  13. + her conversation (8:01)
  14. Morocco Female reading (1:17)
  15. + her conversation (1:50)
  16. Rabat Morocco Male reading (1:11)
  17. + his conversation (3:56)
  18. Tunis Tunisia Female reading (1:37)
  19. + her conversation (2:19)
  20. Tunis Tunisia Male reading (1:49)
  21. + his conversation (4:23)
  22. Oran Algeria male reading (1:30)
  23. + his conversation (7:46)
  24. Ethiopia Male reading (1:03)
  25. + his conversation (5:20)
  26. Moda Ethiopia Male reading (1:41)
  27. + his conversation (5:29)
  28. Wonji-Shewa Ethiopia Male reading _1:52)
  29. + his conversation (6:17)
  30. Addis Ababa Ethiopia male reading (2:15)
  31. + his conversation (1:32)

     

    Most of these recordings are made "in the field" so you will hear such things as birds, cars or other people in the background. A transcription of the conversations is included to help you follow along.

    $25.00