Teach Yourself Complete Arabic.pdf
Jack Smart [author of Complete Arabic] was a brilliant and engaging teacher whose enthusiasm and on-the-ground experience helped bring the subject alive for me. -- Jim Muir, BBC Correspondent, Middle East
Jack Smart taught Arabic at university level for over thirty years. He lived and worked in Egypt, Sudan and the Gulf. Frances Altorfer has many years' experience teaching languages and has spent time living in the Middle East. As well as Arabic, she knows Swahili and several European languages.
Complete Arabic is a comprehensive language course that takes you from beginner to intermediate level in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). This book is for use with the accompanying audio CDs containing two hours of audio (ISBN 9781444195187). The new edition of this successful course has been fully revised and is packed with new learning features to give you the language, practice and skills to communicate with confidence. -Maps from A1 to B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages -17 learning units plus grammar index and word glossary -Arabic script and pronunciation guide -Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick -Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening and speaking -Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner -Culture notes - learn about the people and places of the Arabic-speaking world -Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims -Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations to help you speak and undersand quickly -Test Yourself - see and track your own progress Coming soon: get our companion app. Arabic course: Teach Yourself is full of fun, interactive activities to support your learning with this course. Apple and Android versions available. Also available: Get Started in Beginner's Arabic (ISBN 9781444174966) and Complete Spoken Arabic of the Arabian Gulf (ISBN 9781444105469). Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 70 years.