It's easy to teach yourself spoken Arabic!
Complete Spoken Arabic: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to spoken Arabic, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing spoken Arabic with confidence.
Within each of the 24 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues. You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society.
- One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started
- Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience
- Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress
- Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the basics of the language
About the Author
Jack Smart was Lecturer in Arabic and Islamic studies at the University of Exeter before retirement.
Frances Altorfer was a modern languages teacher in secondary education.
Table of Contents
Introduction / How to use this book / Pronunciation and transliteration / The Arabic alphabet / Hello! / Where is...? / The telephone number is... / What time is it? / How much is this? / Are you hungry? / The family / In the hotel / Interests and holidays / The history of the Arabs / Health / Official procedures / Where to? / In the house / Key to the exercises / Transcripts / Arabic verbs / Glossary of language terms / Arabic-English glossary / English-Arabic glossary / Index