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Al-Kitaab fii Ta callum al-cArabiyya: A Textbook for Beginning Arabic: Part One / Edition 3

Al-Kitaab fii Ta callum al-cArabiyya: A Textbook for Beginning Arabic: Part One / Edition 3

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Al-Kitaab Part One, Third Edition is the second book in the bestselling Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program. Part One uses an integrated approach to develop skills in formal and colloquial Arabic, including reading, listening, speaking, writing, and cultural knowledge. This comprehensive program is designed for students in the early stages of learning Arabic.

NEW: Audio and video content needed to complete the homework exercises is available to stream online for free on (DVDs that once featured the audio and video are now obsolete and no longer included in the books.)

Homework exercises are printed in the textbooks. Answer Keys are available for purchase. Access to the Smart Sparrow Companion website is available free of charge until 12/31/20.

Instructors may request complimentary Teacher's Edition exam or desk copies.

FEATURES• Three varieties of Arabic—Egyptian, Levantine, and formal Arabic—presented using color-coded words and phrases• Over 400 vocabulary words in three forms of Arabic, side by side• Grammar explanations and activation drills, including discussions about colloquial and formal similarities and differences• Authentic texts that develop reading comprehension skills • Video dialogues and stories from everyday life in Egyptian, formal Arabic, and Levantine to reinforce vocabulary in culturally rich contexts, available on• Presents the story of Maha and Khalid in formal Arabic and Egyptian, and Nasreen and Tariq in Levantine• Arabic-English and English-Arabic glossaries, reference charts, and a grammar index

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589017368
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Publication date: 07/15/2011
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 140,095
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Kristen Brustad was an associate professor of Arabic at the University of Texas at Austin until her retirement in 2019.

Mahmoud Al-Batal is a professor of Arabic at the American University of Beirut.

Abbas Al-Tonsi is a former senior lecturer at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar.

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