The Beginning Kurmanji Kurdish DVD-ROM is the equivalent of a textbook and workbook, with audio and video. It can be used either by independent learners or by students in a traditional or
self-instructional classroom setting, and is equivalent to a one-year college course.
It is responsive to individual needs and adapts to different learning style preferences...it can motivate and help learners in expressing themselves in a variety of formal and informal settings as well as enhancing their mostly aural and less written comprehension skills along with cultural content
— CALICO Review, Vehbi Turel, The University of Bingol
This practical course will provide you with confidence communicating in Kurmanji at an everyday
level. Topics include: greetings, shopping, food and dining, weather, education, literature, holiday traditions, and more.
This classroom tested DVD-ROM contains 25 video clips and over
9,000 audio recordings made with native speakers. With the click of a button hear native speakers pronounce words or sentences and translations. Exercises include: Multiple Choice, Fill-in-the-Blank,
Audio Flashcards, Pronunciation, and Listening Dictation-so you can test and improve your knowledge of each lesson. Learners with microphone-equipped computers can record and play back their own
voices, then compare their pronunciation with that of the native speaker. The many activities accommodate a wide range of learning styles and preferences.
Works on Windows Vista, 7, and
For more information, visit the Critical Languages Series website.