Learn helpful Arabic vocabulary without being intimidated by its non-Roman script! Your desire to learn Arabic may be twarted by its script; how will you pick up the language if you can't understand its characters? Read and Speak Arabic for Beginners overcomes this obstacle by providing an accessible, entertaining program that will reinforce vocabulary as well as help you create basic structures. Each of the eight topics develop your communication skills in key areas, and your progress will be reinforced by tests and puzzles. The accompanying 55-minute audio CD contains all the key words and phrases for you to listen to and repeat. It also features entertaining listening activities and games for additional reinforcement. Two-color layout and photographs throughout to illustrate key vocabulary. Proven approach combines games, puzzles, flashcards, and audio to aid language. Clear explanations of how basic phrases are used for practical communication. Audio CD/MP3s for correct pronunciation provides speaking and listening practice and audio games; detachable flashcards allow language reinforcement. Topics include: What is your name?; Where are you from?; What is this?; Where is it?; What's it like?;How do I get there?;Who's this?; What do you do?
A beginners' guide to learning Chinese, introducing basic vocabulary, explaining sentence structures for eight key areas of everyday life, and featuring learning activities, games, puzzles, and flash cards. Includes listening exercises and audio games on CD-ROM.
Developed by the experts at Living Language, this course has everything you need to learn Arabic from scratch or to revive the Arabic that you learned years ago. Ultimate Arabic combines conversation and culture in an easy-to-follow, enjoyable, and effective format. It’s the perfect way to learn Arabic for school, travel, work, or personal enrichment. Ultimate Arabic contains lessons in the Modern Standard Arabic as well as four regional colloquial dialects. Arabic script is taught and used in all MSA lessons. In this book you’ll find: • 40 lessons with lively dialogues including the most common and useful idiomatic expressions. • English translations and explanations of Arabic grammar and usage, pronunciation, vocabulary, and cultural notes. • Quizzes and review sections to check your progress. • A complete summary of Arabic grammar, and verb charts covering all major tenses. • An extensive two-way glossary.
With a non-grammar-based approach, this book fosters communicative competence in Arabic on all levels and develops speaking proficiency without abandoning Arabic script. It has proven to be clear, effective, and relevant to the needs of Americans living and working in the Arab East. Task-based lessons feature basic dialogues between Americans and Arabs, explanations of new structures, vocabulary expansion, and exercises; and provide gradual access to the sounds and script of Arabic by emphasizing listening and reading comprehension first, then slowly adding oral exercises and activities until the student has achieved basic proficiency. -- Back cover.
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A highly illustrated and popular reference and activity book which is divided into two parts: basic grammar and verbs. The book reinforces and expands the structures and vocabulary presented in Mastering Arabic 1 and is the ideal companion to this popular course. However the clear structural explanations and practice activities make it a perfect companion for any taught or self-teach course. There are optional extra sections with explanations and activities covering the grammatical case endings used in formal, literary and religious Arabic. Aimed at beginners or early intermediate learners of Arabic, Mastering Arabic Grammar is ideal for both self-study use and classroom courses.
Objective Key offers students complete, official preparation for the Cambridge English: Key (KET) exam. This is a revised and updated edition of Objective KET. Short units offer a variety of lively topics while providing training in exam skills and solid language development. The Teacher's Book contains teaching notes, extra teaching ideas to extend or shorten the length of the activities and clear, comprehensive answer keys. The Teacher's Resources Audio CD/CD-ROM contains: two complete practice tests with audio, 10 progress tests and photocopiable classroom activities. Also on the CD-ROM are the answers and recording scripts for the For Schools Pack Practice Test Booklet which is available separately.
Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Beginners : Letters and Sounds of the Arabic Language
Author: Mahdi Alosh
Category: Foreign Language Study
"This new sound and script workbook is intended to be used and completed by students before they begin using the second edition of the "Ahlan wa Sahlan" textbook. The workbook helps students learn the alphabet, numerals, and sounds of the Arabic language. The 6 units in the workbook correlate to the first 6 lessons of the first edition "Ahlan wa Sahlan" textbook, published in 2000. The workbook and textbook each include two discs: a DVD video and an mp3 audio program on CD-ROM. The new edition of this widely used text covers the first year of instruction in Modern Standard Arabic. It will teach students to read, speak, and write Arabic, while presenting an engaging story that involves Adnan, a Syrian student studying in the United States, and Michael, an American student studying in Cairo. In diaries, letters, and postcards, the two students describe their thoughts and activities, revealing how a non-American views American culture and how the Arabic culture is experienced by an American student. This new edition features a DVD video, filmed in Syria; expanded communicative activities; an updated audio program; and, material designed according to proficiency principles.Features of the New Edition include: DVD video, filmed in Syria; expanded communicative activities; updated audio program; and, material designed according to proficiency principles. Components of the New Edition include: a full-color Student Textbook with DVD and audio program; Annotated Instructor's Edition; Sound and Script Workbook; and, Online, interactive exercises." -- Publisher's description.
A Teacher's Guide to Interference and Other Problems
Author: Michael Swan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Category: Foreign Language Study
"As a teacher of English as a foreign or second language have you ever wished you knew more about your students' mother-tongues?" "Learner English is a practical reference book which compares the relevant features of the students' own languages with English, helping teachers to predict and understand the problems their students have." "The book is accompanied by a cassette and CD with authentic examples of the various accents described in the book."--BOOK JACKET.