Amazon.com: Al-kitab Al-asasi Volume I: A Basic Course for Teaching Arabic to Non-native Speakers (Arabic Edition) (9789774162312): El-said Badawi: Books
This three-part course in Modern Standard Arabic for non-native speakers approaches the language through a series of themed topicsÃƒÂ¢daily life in the Arab world, politics and governance, literature and the arts, science and medicine, astronomyÃƒÂ¢concentrates principally on listening and speaking skills. In each section, vocabulary is built up as various linguistic structures and strategies are introduced and practiced in a clear introduction to Arabic grammar. A CD accompanies Volume 1, and in addition to a full glossary of vocabulary items at the end of each volume (with meanings in both English and French), a supplementary dictionary, al-MuÃƒÂ¢jam al-musaÃƒÂ¢id, gives a complete key to the vocabulary of all three books in four languages: English, French, Spanish, and German. Comprehensive and easily digestible, varied and informative, these books make an ideal basis for a classroom-based course in Arabic anywhere in the world.
About the Author
EL-SAID BADAWI is professor in the Arabic Language Institute at the American University in Cairo. He is the coauthor of A Dictionary of Egyptian Arabic.
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