Review: Levantine Arabic Verbs by Lingualism

Levantine Arabic, Reviews
I normally only review free resources on this site (since that's pretty much all I use) but I'm breaking with that pattern for this book. Levantine Arabic Verbs by Lingualism (see my review of their site here) is quite possibly the best resource I've seen for learning Levantine Arabic Verbs in a systematic, easily referenceable manner, free or paid.  The only site that rivals it in its treatment of individual verbs is the venerable Team Maha, but there's nothing the beat the variety and scope of this book.  This book is probably the closest thing I've seen to the classic (for a reason) Barron's 501 verbs books for Levantine Arabic. Levantine Arabic Verbs starts out with a treatment of the vowels and consonants of Levantine, and then gives 97 verbs…
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The motherlode

Levantine Arabic
An awesome user at the /r/learn_arabic sub-reddit on Reddit has put in some major work and is making what is already one of the best resources for Lebanese Arabic I have ever seen (and he's just getting started!).  It's called Yalla! Learn Lebanese, and it is spectacular. So far he has numbers, colors, verb forms, greetings, a map of Lebanon, food and kitchen related words, and an answer key for Shou Fi Ma Fi.  He's even got the new مشروع ليلى song "3 Minutes" (which, if you haven't heard it, what the hell are you doing with your life?).  Best part?  NO A BARE MINIMUM OF FREAKING TRANSLITERATION!!!  Transliteration is the bane of my damn existence, especially when it comes to dealing with vernacular Arabic, and fortunately his site has very…
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Sleepless in Athens

Sleepless in Athens

Greek
Is your Greek learning lacking that certain je ne sais quoi that only illicit romantic tension can bring? Do you find yourself thinking language learning would be more engaging if it involved Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone (or their Greek analogs)? You do? Really? Wait...really?? ΟΚ...well, good news, because Papaloizos Publications has the dialogues from their Modern Greek textbook acted out and on YouTube for you! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1CB0013B4A5C3EB3[/embed] The dialogues follow Nikos and Anna, from their meet-cute in a museum, which is apparently filled with some kind of amnesiac gas because they ask each others' names about 500 times, to Nikos stalking Anna on the boardwalk, to their first date where Nikos drops a bombshell, to the fiery conclusion of their torrid, doomed affair through the rest of their questionably appropriate interactions.…
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Griego moderno en YouTube

Greek
¿Quieres aprender el griego pero no quieres hacerlo por medio de ingles? Bueno, te presento Juanjo Fantoso que te enseñará algunas básicas palabras y frases en griego. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZrFrWywdBn12Qc1x7XqECf65lyg63nt1[/embed]
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Jordanian Arabic Grammar Guide

Levantine Arabic
The Peace Corps has a great Jordanian (i.e. Levantine) Arabic grammar guide that does an excellent job covering the basics including past, present, and future verb conjugation and the basics of adjective declension.  It's actually an invaluable quick reference. Jordanian Arabic Grammar: A short guide for beginners
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Learn Greek with Lina

Greek
So I just found this series of YouTube videos, but they look like exactly the kind of thing someone just starting out learning Greek would need. Here's Lina's presentation of the Greek alphabet with the pronunciation of each letter.  Make sure to check out her other videos and her blog. [embed]https://youtu.be/2AwfeLakC7I[/embed]
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