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232 pages | 11 B/W Illus.
Colloquial Arabic (Levantine) offers you a step-by-step approach to the Arabic spoken in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Palestine. Levantine Arabic is widely recognized as one of the major languages of Arabic radio and television. Specially written by an international authority on teaching Arabic as a foreign language, Colloquial Arabic (Levantine) is the ideal course for self-study or class use and requires no previous knowledge of the language.
What makes Colloquial Arabic (Levantine) your best choice in personal language learning?
Accompanying audio material is available to purchase separately on CD/MP3 format, or comes included in the great value Colloquials Pack.
Part 1: The Lessons 1. Nouns and Adjectives 2. Possession and Pronouns; Numbers 3. Verbs, Word Order, This/That/These/Those 4. Verbs, Conjunctions, Comparatives 5. Participles, Active and Passive 6. Hollow Verbs; To be Able 7. More Verbs: Now they are Defective or Doubled! 8. Even More Verbs: Now they are Assimilated! 9. The Relative Pronoun, Verbal Nouns and Possession 10. Yet More Verbs! Now they are Really Idiomatic 11. Conditional Sentences 12. Idioms 13. Terms of Address and Reference 14. Proverbs 15. Courtesy Expressions 16. A Story 17. A Miscellany (With Apologies to Schott’s…) 18. Concepts in Society 19. Abuse (Read Carefully. Do Not Try this at Home.) Part 2: Appendices A. Key to Exercises B. Grammar, Indexed by Lesson C. Vocabulary: English-Arabic and Arabic-English D. Towns and Cities E. Members of the Arab League F. Bibliography