What are the words I'm learning??
Not sure if I'm just learning phonemes or actual WORDS (in which case, why not let me start my Arabic vocabulary since I'm learning the words anyway). Maybe that comes later, in order to help us focus purely on the sounds and letters.
Yes, that's what I think: In this first step, our task consists only in getting the letters and phonemes right.
I like this approach because for the Moment, I don't have to worry about meaning.
Some combinations might be words; for example, I seem to remember that kuub كوب means "glass" or "cup" (from a book I bought several years ago ).
So I imagine it will be lovely one day: After studying the combinations of letters just as letters and sounds, we might later find some of them again, having a meaning. :-)