A Student Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic by Eckehard SchulzA Student Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic by Eckehard Schulz

A Student Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic

byEckehard Schulz

Paperback | January 10, 2005

Pricing and Purchase Info


Earn 240 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Out of stock online

Not available in stores


This accessible grammar provides a concise and user-friendly guide to the structure of Modern Standard Arabic. Using familiar terminology and keeping theory to a minimum, it is suitable for beginning students as well as those at a more advanced level. Detailed descriptions of all types of sentences are given, and numerous tables provide a clear presentation of verbs and nouns. The most familiar grammatical terms are given in Arabic as well as in English in order to help students identify them more easily.
Eckehard Schulz is Professor of Arabic Language and Linguistics at the University of Leipzig, an experienced teacher and translator of Arabic and the author of several books in related fields.
Title:A Student Grammar of Modern Standard ArabicFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:264 pages, 9.72 × 6.85 × 0.71 inShipping dimensions:9.72 × 6.85 × 0.71 inPublished:January 10, 2005Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:052154159X

ISBN - 13:9780521541596


Table of Contents

1. Sound verbs; 2. Derived forms of the verbs; 3. Hamzated verbs; 4. Doubled verbs; 5. Weak verbs; 6. Assimilated verbs; 7. Hollow verbs; 8. Defective verbs; 9. Nouns; 10. Syntax; 11. Types of sentences; 12. Cardinal numbers; 13. Ordinal numbers.

Editorial Reviews

'The author has accomplished the noble goal of user-friendliness, while simultaneously presenting numerous intricate, interwoven details, and this, in and of itself, makes it an ideal text for a course in the structure of MSA.' WORD