Conversational Arabic in 7 Days / Edition 2

Conversational Arabic in 7 Days / Edition 2

by Samy Abu-Taleb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071432663

ISBN-13: 9780071432665

Pub. Date: 02/19/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Bestselling quick-prep Arabic course for your travel adventures!

This accessible minicourse provides all the communication skills you need to make the most of a foreign jaunt. In just one week—less time than it takes to get a passport—you can learn enough Arabic to conduct typical travelers' transactions with conversational confidence.

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Overview

Bestselling quick-prep Arabic course for your travel adventures!

This accessible minicourse provides all the communication skills you need to make the most of a foreign jaunt. In just one week—less time than it takes to get a passport—you can learn enough Arabic to conduct typical travelers' transactions with conversational confidence.

Organized into seven units, one for each day of the week, these colorfully illustrated chapters feature:

  • Vocabulary and phrase lists for everyday situations such as dining, shopping, and asking for directions
  • Accessible grammar points and interactive practice exercises
  • An easy-to-navigate vocabulary list for on-the-spot reference
  • Dialogues and exercises performed by native speakers—now on CD
  • Updated information about ATMs and public phones abroad

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071432665
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
02/19/2004
Series:
Conversational... in 7 Days Series
Edition description:
Arabic-language Book & 2 Audio CDs
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction4
What kind of Arabic?
Pronunciation
1Youm litnein/Monday
Introductions and greetings7
Booking hotel accommodation11
2Youm ittalaat/Tuesday
Ordering food and drink16
Refreshments19
Changing money22
Telling the time26
3Youm larbae/Wednesday
Finding your way29
Travelling by bus or taxi34
Sightseeing39
4Youm ilkhamees/Thursday
Shopping for food, clothes and souvenirs42
Posting letters and making telephone calls46
5Youm iggumea/Friday
Long-distance travel49
Sport and leisure52
6Youm issabt/Saturday
Health problems57
Eating out63
7Youm ilHadd/Sunday
Talking with friends67
Key to Exercises76
English-Arabic Topic Vocabularies79
Arabic-English Vocabulary (Alphabetically)86
Arab Countries91
Arabic Writing92

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