Mastering Arabic, Part 1

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Hippocrene Books, 1990 - Foreign Language Study - 370 pages
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This imaginative, comprehensive course in modern, standard Arabic focuses on teaching both the script and the spoken language. Designed for both individual and classroom use and assuming no previous knowledge of the language, it aims to provide the student with a general understanding of the language's overall structure as well as the means for basic communication. The unique combination of step-by-step grammar and practical exercises emphasizes a functional approach to mastering a new script and acquiring vocabulary. Everyday situations and local customs are explored through dialogues, newspaper extracts, drawings and photos. An exercise key and an English-Arabic glossary are also included. Accompanying CDs are enclosed. Book jacket.

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Review: Mastering Arabic: The Complete Course for Beginners [With 2 Audio CDs]

User Review  - Kristine Gift - Goodreads

I used this book to teach myself Arabic and it was extremely helpful. After finishing the book, I know the basics of grocery shopping, ordering food, and talking about daily activities in Arabic. I ... Read full review

Review: Mastering Arabic (Palgrave Master Series (Languages))

User Review  - Kevin de Ataíde - Goodreads

This looks like a very simple primer for, with my limited understanding of the language, I'm already a quarter of the way in. The words lists should help restore my vocabulary and perhaps my recognition of spoken Arabic. A little light reading for wet afternoons. Read full review


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