Colloquial Arabic (levantine): The Complete Course For Beginners by Mohammad Al-masriColloquial Arabic (levantine): The Complete Course For Beginners by Mohammad Al-masri

Colloquial Arabic (levantine): The Complete Course For Beginners

byMohammad Al-masriEditorMohammad Al-masri

Paperback | August 27, 2015

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Colloquial Arabic (Levantine)provides a step-by-step course in Levantine Arabic as it is used today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Levantine Arabic in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

Key features include:

  • progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills
  • structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar
  • an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises
  • realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios
  • useful vocabulary lists throughout the text
  • additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key and bilingual glossaries.

Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding,Colloquial Arabic (Levantine)is an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Levantine Arabic.

Colloquials are now supported by FREE AUDIO available online. All audio tracks referenced within the text are free to stream or download from Recorded by native speakers, the audio complements the book and will help enhance learners' listening and speaking skills.

By the end of this course, you will be at Level B1 of the Common European Framework for Languages and at the Intermediate-Low on the ACTFL proficiency scales.

Mohammad Al-Masri is Assistant Professor of Arabic Linguistics at the University of Oklahoma.
Title:Colloquial Arabic (levantine): The Complete Course For BeginnersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.4 × 5.5 × 0.6 inPublished:August 27, 2015Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415726859

ISBN - 13:9780415726856

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1. ' id`dars i`awwal. ' ' 'ahlan wa sahlan. Welcome! 2. '' id`dars ith' thaani. ' '' `haadha il`3aalam. This World 3. '' id`dars ith`thaalith. '`3eilti. My Family 4. ''id`dars irraabi3. '' ' mish 3aarif. I do not know! 5. '' id`dars ilxaamis. ' ' '' falaafil wa kabaab. Falafel and Kebab 6. ''id`dars issaadis. '' ' fii beytna. At our home 7. ''id`dars issaabi3. ' ' where shall we go? Where shall we go? 8. '' id`dars iththaamin. '' ' Hayaat iljaam3ah 9. '' id`dars ittaasi3. '' ' fi issuug 10. '' id`dars Il3aashir. ' ' ilmadiinih il3arabiyyih 11. ' id`dars ihda3ish. '' ' What's wrong with you? 12. ' id`dars ithna3ish. '' iljaw 13. '' id`dars thalaTa3ish. ' ' kurat ilqadam. Arabic-English glossary. English-Arabic glossary. Answer key.