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I purchased a book on Amazon - how can I access the audio?
The audio for our books are currently free on our website. In order to access the audio for listening or download, you need to: Create an account (this can be a free or paid account). Sign up here. Either email us or start a chat with proof of purchase (screenshot or receipt number), and tell us your username. We'll add the audiobook to your account right away. You'll be able to then access audiobook material in your dashboard next time you log i
How do the interactive video lessons work?
The interactive video lessons are an experimental feature that we're rolling out on a new platform in 2020. Similar to services like FluentU and Yabla where videos and subtitles can be interacted with, TIA now offers this option for some video lessons. Video toggles allow you to slow the video and toggle English subtitles on and off: Subtitle words can be hovered for an instant definition: !(https://st
What do the numbers in the Arabic transliteration mean?
You'll see that the transliterations on the TalkInArabic.com website contain numbers and capitalized letters throughout. This is a variation we use of the popular Arabizi or chat alphabet. The numbers and capitals are simply there to represent sounds that do not exist in English. Below you'll see the Arabic letter, the corresponding number or capital letter that we use and the explanation. This is not an official alphabet but merely used to help you follow. ![Arabizi](https://st
How do I navigate the content?
TalkInArabic.com can be easily navigated using the header and sidebar menus. In the header menu, you can select a dialect to visit that dialect's main dashboard, or (if you purchased one) a verb pack. There are also other links in the header to our blog, community forum, and account settings pages. Sidebar navigation is broken up by difficulty level, with a collapsible submenu for lesson types. Only the B
Explain the content types on TalkInArabic.com
TalkInArabic.com currently employs a variety of different content types. They are: Video lessons Some of these are screencasts (where a native speaker explains or walks you through another video). Others are "video wrapper" style with interactive subtitles and variable video playback. Audio lessons Audio lessons consist of podcast lessons, and concise, native speaker audio samples. Our podca
How do I download lesson PDF's and MP3 files?
Below most lessons, you'll find links to download MP3 files and PDF lesson notes/transcripts.