Summary: Al-Kitaab, A Textbook for Beginning Arabic: Part One develops skills in standard Arabic while providing some material in colloquial and classical Arabic. It covers approximately 150 contact hours of college-level instruction. Students completing the course should achieve intermediate-mid level of proficiency. It contains Arabic-English and English-Arabic glossaries and verb charts. Edition/Copyright: 02
FEATURES OF PART ONE:
-left:10px;margin:0px;'> Develops all language-related skills including reading, listening, speaking, writing, and cultural knowledge. Incorporates extensive use of authentic materials from the outset for reading, listening, and grammatical practice, thus relating abstract grammatical concepts to practical skills. Presents narrative-based content, based on two main characters and their extended families, through audio and video media rather than written text in order to develop the student's listening and speaking skills. Develops reading skills through the use of composed texts derived from the main narrative and authentic texts from newspapers and journals. Introduces grammar using spiralling and inference, forcing the students to discover the grammar of the language by means of analogy, problem-solving and educated guessing. Presents cultural information in each chapter. Contains numerous exercises interspersed throughout the textbooks.
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Publisher: Georgetown University Press