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Complete Arabic : Teach Yourself  - Jack Smart

Complete Arabic

Teach Yourself

Book with CD or DVD

Published: 26th February 2010
Ships: 10 to 15 business days
10 to 15 business days
$75.00

Are you looking for a complete course in Arabic which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Arabic will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features : NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. GRAMMAR TIPS Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. DIALOGUES Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it. The course is available as a book (9781444100167), as a pack comprising the book and double CD (9781444100174) and as a double CD (9781444100181).

About The Author

Before he retired, Jack Smart was Lecturer in Arabic and Islamic studies at the University of Exeter. Frances Altorfer was a modern languages teacher for many years

Introduction & How to use this course Arabic script and pronunciation guide 01 Let's get started! 02 Personal details 03 How you describe yourself 04 This and that 05 Our house is your house 06 Where is the town centre? 07 What did you do? 08 Once upon a time 09 More than one 10 What do you do? 11 Islamic festivals 12 Woman's page 13 The Arabian Gulf 14 Hearing is obeying (The Arabian Nights) 15 The Arabs in Hollywood 16 Sports page 17 If God wills 18 News from every country Key to the exercises Listening transcripts Glossary of language terms Grammar summary Verb tables Arabic-English vocabulary English-Arabic vocabulary Grammar index

ISBN: 9781444100174
ISBN-10: 1444100173
Series: Teach Yourself Complete Courses
Audience: General
Format: Book with CD or DVD
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 496
Published: 26th February 2010
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 17.2  x 5.7
Weight (kg): 0.74
Edition Number: 1