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Let Routledge enrich your Arabic learning with our range of titles focusing on everything from the more technical side of grammar and translation, to the history and development of the Arabic language. In our Arabic titles, every reader, student or scholar will find something to suit them, whether you’re wanting to learn Egyptian Arabic with our self-learning guide, or researching how Arabic has affected Israel’s identity and culture. Take a look at our titles serving this diverse, influential and intricate language and discover a new aspect of the Arabic language in today’s world.

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  • Arabic

    An Essential Grammar, 2nd Edition

    By Faruk Abu-Chacra

    This new edition of Arabic: An Essential Grammar is an up-to-date and practical reference guide to the most important aspects of the language. Suitable for beginners, as well as intermediate students, the book offers a strong foundation for learning the fundamental grammar and structure of Arabic.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22 
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    Routledge Essential Grammars

  • The Routledge Introductory Course in Moroccan Arabic

    By Jan Hoogland

    The Routledge Introductory Course in Moroccan Arabic is ideal for both class-based and independent learners. No prior knowledge of Arabic is required as the course guides you step-by-step through the essentials of the language. Transliteration is used throughout to provide learners with an…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
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  • Identity and Dialect Performance

    A Study of Communities and Dialects

    Edited by Reem Bassiouney

    Identity and Dialect Performance discusses the relationship between identity and dialects. It starts from the assumption that the use of dialect is not just a product of social and demographic factors, but can also be an intentional performance of identity. Dialect performance is related to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08
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    Routledge Studies in Language and Identity

  • Arabic in Israel

    Language, Identity and Conflict

    By Muhammad Amara

    In Arabic in Israel, Muhammad Amara analyses the status of Arabic following the creation of the State of Israel and documents its impact on the individual and collective identity of Israel’s Palestinian Arab citizens. The interplay of language and identity in conflict situations is also examined.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
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    Routledge Studies in Language and Identity

  • Mastering Arabic Vocabulary

    For Intermediate to Advanced Learners of Modern Standard Arabic

    By Nadia R. Sirhan

    Mastering Arabic Vocabulary provides a structured vocabulary course for undergraduate and advanced students of Arabic. Arranged thematically, and by root, the course presents the key vocabulary that a well-informed Arabic speaker should have at their disposal when discussing diverse topics…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10
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  • History and Development of the Arabic Language

    By Muhammad al-Sharkawi

    History and Development of the Arabic Language is a general introduction for students to the history of the Arabic language. It is divided into two parts; the pre-Islamic language up to the emergence of the first well-known works of Classical Arabic. Secondly, the transition from the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08
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  • Thinking Arabic Translation

    A Course in Translation Method: Arabic to English, 2nd Edition

    By James Dickins, Sándor Hervey, Ian Higgins

    Thinking Arabic Translation is an indispensable book for linguists who want to develop their Arabic-to-English translation skills. Clear explanations, discussions, examples and exercises enable students to acquire the skills necessary for tackling a broad range of translation problems. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
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    Thinking Translation

  • Arabic Grammar in Context

    By Mohammad Alhawary

    Arabic Grammar in Context offers a unique and exciting approach to learning grammar. It presents grammar as a necessary and essential tool for understanding Arabic and for developing comprehension and production skills. Features include: authentic texts from a rich variety of sources,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09
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    Languages in Context

  • The Routledge Course in Translation Annotation

    Arabic-English-Arabic

    By Ali Almanna

    The Routledge Course in Translation Annotation: Arabic-English-Arabic is a key coursebook for students and practitioners of translation studies. Focusing on one of the most prominent developments in translation studies, annotation for translation purposes, it provides the reader with the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
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  • Advanced Arabic Literary Reader

    For Students of Modern Standard Arabic

    By Jonas M. Elbousty, Muhammad Aziz

    Advanced Arabic Literary Reader is a truly representative collection of literary extracts from across the Arabic-speaking world. Extracts from each country in the Arab world have been carefully selected, with a balance of both male and female writers and prominent and emerging voices, providing a…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17
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  • Modern Arabic Sociolinguistics

    Diglossia, variation, codeswitching, attitudes and identity

    By Abdulkafi Albirini

    Modern Arabic Sociolinguistics outlines and evaluates the major approaches and methods used in Arabic sociolinguistic research with respect to diglossia, codeswitching, language variation and attitudes and social identity. This book: outlines the main research findings in these core areas and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
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  • Colloquial Arabic (Levantine)

    The Complete Course for Beginners

    By Mohammad Al-Masri

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-08-28
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    Colloquial Series

  • Colloquial Arabic of the Gulf

    2nd Edition

    By Clive Holes

    This new edition of Colloquial Arabic of the Gulf has been revised and updated to make learning this variety of Arabic easier and more enjoyable than ever before. Specially written by an expert for self-study and classroom use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to spoken Arabic of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-05
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    Colloquial Series

  • Colloquial Arabic of Egypt

    The Complete Course for Beginners, 3rd Edition

    By Jane Wightwick, Mahmoud Gaafar

    Colloquial Arabic of Egypt provides a step-by-step course in spoken Egyptian Arabic – the most widely understood dialect in the Arab world. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently…

    Paperback – 2015-08-01
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    Colloquial Series

  • Speed up your Arabic

    Strategies to Avoid Common Errors

    By Sebastian Maisel

    Pronunciation, spelling, the concept of roots and patterns and idomatic phrases are just some of the areas that cause confusion for students of Arabic. Learning how to avoid the common errors that arise repeatedly in these areas is an essential step in successful language learning. Speed Up Your…

    Paperback – 2015-03-23
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    Speed up your Language Skills

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