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احمد الشريف A. El Shareif
Here and upon many requests from students and researchers of Arabic language and Middle Eastern studies, I would like to offer you -my guests- free samples.I hope you'll find them useful, and please feel free to give them away to any one interested. Naturally, I will appreciate any feedback, especially from specialists and teachers even if they disagree. I know, writing about Arabic is like in Europe when they started to translate and re-interpret the bible some six or seven centuries ago!
Problems of Spoken-Written Arabic A basic analysis of the problems of the Arabic language duality that started in the nineteenth century. The analysis includes the difficulties which non-natives face when learning Arabic along with historical, political and cultural background explanation. It also includes dialects map and vocabulary and language comparison. Arabic Plural System It includes Spoken and Written, regular and irregular, nouns and adjectives etc. Grammatical Comparison A basic comparison includes Verb conjugation, personal pronouns, demonstrative pronouns and question markers. The Arabic Keyboard How to type the extra Arabic letters, symbols and vowels that are not written on the keyboard buttons.
Words Blending words blending and synthesis are produced by combing parts of other words, as in English Smog and Smoke and Fog, it is found in Arabic as well as many other world languages. The Arabic Idioms Maybe the best in this list. It is originally from my dictionary The Art Of Speech. Key Expression in the Arab Press