Arabic for Nerds

Author: Gerald Drissner
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1517538386
Release Date: 2015-10-16
Genre: Arabic language

Reading about Arabic grammar is usually as thrilling as reading telephone directories. The author uses a new approach He compiled 270 interesting questions drawing from his years of studies in the Arab world to create a colourful journey into Arabic grammar. However, if you want to reach an advanced level, it is not about learning vocabulary lists - it is about understanding the fascinating core of Arabic. This is what Arabic for Nerds is all about. It is specifically intended for intermediate learners. FULLY REVISED FIRST EDITION - WITH INDEX

Author: Iman A. Soliman
Publisher: Amer Univ in Cairo Press
ISBN: 9789774165986
Release Date: 2013-08-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Arabic language; Arabic literature; history and criticism.

A Reference Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic

Author: Karin C. Ryding
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139443333
Release Date: 2005-08-25
Genre: Foreign Language Study

A Reference Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic is a comprehensive handbook on the structure of Arabic. Keeping technical terminology to a minimum, it provides a detailed yet accessible overview of Modern Standard Arabic in which the essential aspects of its phonology, morphology and syntax can be readily looked up and understood. Accompanied by extensive carefully-chosen examples, it will prove invaluable as a practical guide for supporting students' textbooks, classroom work or self-study, and will also be a useful resource for scholars and professionals wishing to develop an understanding of the key features of the language. Grammar notes are numbered for ease of reference, and a section is included on how to use an Arabic dictionary, as well as helpful glossaries of Arabic and English linguistic terms and a useful bibliography. Clearly structured and systematically organised, this book is set to become the standard guide to the grammar of contemporary Arabic.

Modern Standard Arabic Grammar

Author: Mohammad T. Alhawary
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444329490
Release Date: 2011-03-21
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Modern Standard Arabic Grammar is comprehensive guide that introduces readers to the basic structure and grammar of the Arabic language. Its features include: Comprehensive coverage of Arabic grammar and structure in current standard use (MSA), from entry level to advanced proficiency Balanced treatment of the phonological, syntactic, and morphological rules of the Arabic language An intuitive presentation of grammar rules and structures, in order of frequency and functional use Straightforward explanations with minimum linguistic jargon and terminology, explaining the key issues Packed throughout with symbols, tables, diagrams, and illustrative examples, this book is essential reading for anyone in the early years of studying the language.

Author: Azza Hassanein
Publisher: American Univ in Cairo Press
ISBN: 9774160126
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Foreign Language Study

An essential, easy-to-use handbook for students at all levels

A Reader of Classical Arabic Literature

Author: S. A. Bonebakker
Publisher:
ISBN: 1937040038
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Foreign Language Study

A Reader of Classical Arabic Literature is one of a very small group of resources in English for the teaching of intermediate and advanced level classical Arabic. Based on his lecture notes, the late Seeger Bonebakker designed a superb teaching text, which he then asked his UCLA colleague, Michael Fishbein, to help him annotate and augment. The result is a truly valuable reader, one used widely in the United States and Europe, featuring judicious and instructive selections from such works as Ibn al-Qifti's Inbah al-ruwat, al-Tanukhi's al-Faraj ba'd al-shidda, and al-Dhahabi's Siyar a'lam al-nubala', among others.

Fundamentals of Arabic Grammar

Author: Mohammed Sawaie
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134710805
Release Date: 2015-06-12
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Fundamentals of Arabic Grammar provides an authoritative guide to Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) grammar. It has been organised to promote a thorough understanding of MSA grammar and presents its complexities in a cohesive and user-friendly format, filling many gaps left by other textbooks. Explanations are clear, full and accessible and extensive cross-referencing, two generous indices and six appendices provide users with easy access to the information they require. No prior knowledge of linguistic terminology is required. Features include: Expert treatment of a full range of grammar topics and structures, including the case system, Idhaafa, the equational sentence, quantifiers and the vocative, generously spread across thirty eight chapters Special attention to parts of speech, such as nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs and propositions, given at the beginning of the book to acquaint students with the basic units of Arabic and provide a solid foundation for further learning A wide range of contemporary examples drawn from real life to provide solid context to grammar points, further supported by word glosses and idiomatic translations of sentences Grammatical terms given in both Arabic and English A wide variety of supplementary learning resources such as practice sheets, exercises and verb tables available for free download at http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415710046/ Substantial bibliography incorporating primary Arabic grammar sources in addition to secondary sources in Arabic and in English Fundamentals of Arabic Grammar has been field tested over a number of years and has been written by a highly experienced teacher of Arabic. It will be an essential resource for students and teachers of Arabic at all university levels and is suitable for use both as a companion reference text in Arabic language courses and as a standalone text in independent grammar classes.

Author: ron buckley
Publisher:
ISBN: 9953335648
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Arabic language


Using Numbers in Arabic

Author: Jamal Ali
Publisher:
ISBN: 1626160058
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Foreign Language Study

"This guide shows the reader, using clear explanations and examples, exactly how to use cardinal and ordinal numbers in Arabic, from one to the billions and beyond."--P [4] of cover.

A Grammar of Classical Arabic

Author: Wolfdietrich Fischer
Publisher:
ISBN: 0300084374
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This concise and well-organised grammar of classical Arabic, here translated from its original German into English for the first time, provides students of Arabic with a highly useful reference tool. While brief enough to be used with efficiency, the book is also rich in content and thorough in its coverage. Beginning- or advanced-level students working on classical texts and styles will find this grammar quick to use, reliable, and up-to-date. More than just a translation into English, this edition of Wolfdietrich Fischer's Grammar of Classical Arabic includes many revisions and additions provided by Rodgers. In particular, the chapter on syntax offers numerous new text examples and other improvements. The bibliography has been updated to include significant recent contributions to the field of classical Arabic grammar and linguistics. Translated by Jonathan Rodgers with attention to both accuracy and readability, this book is an accessible reference tool that every student of classical Arabic will want to have on hand.

Arabic Vocabulary Made Easy

Author: D. J. Western
Publisher:
ISBN: 0615454526
Release Date: 2011-02
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Vocabulary is key to understanding a language, yet memorizing vocabulary is one of the hardest tasks anyone can do. This book gives the reader an easy method of memorizing key Arabic vocabulary using mnemonics. By associating Arabic terms to clever phrases and unique allusions, any reader from beginning to advanced will almost instantly improve their vocabulary. And with over 300 words to work with, that vocabulary will soon be immense!

Levantine Arabic

Author: Matthew Aldrich
Publisher:
ISBN: 0998641170
Release Date: 2018-01-04
Genre:

Shwayy 'An Haali ("A Little About Myself") will be of tremendous help to independent language learners who want to develop their conversational skills and increase their Arabic vocabulary. Bonus: Free audio tracks available to download and stream from www.lingualism.com. Shwayy 'An Haali presents the results of a survey given to 10 Levantine Arabic speakers, five from Lebanon and five from Syria. Each of the 30 sections in the book begins with a question from the survey followed by the 10 responses and a breakdown of the vocabulary. Each section concludes with a page where you are encouraged to give your own answer to the question using newly learned words and phrases. The book has been designed in such a way that it can be an effective learning tool for learners at all levels, with glossaries of even the most basic words for beginners, and unvoweled texts and Modern Standard Arabic translations for more advanced learners. Available separately: Anki audio flashcards of the questions and responses for in-depth study.

Essential Arabic Vocabulary

Author: Mourad Diouri
Publisher: Teach Yourself
ISBN: 1473600596
Release Date: 2015-09-15
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This book is a comprehensive guide to the most essential vocabulary in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). It's an ideal study companion for those in formal school or university education (GCSE and A-level, undergraduates and postgraduates in the UK) as well as self-learners. The book is a handy reference guide packed with learning features to help you become familiar with essential Arabic words: Contains contemporary and commonly-used vocabulary Arabic vocalisation and English translations for all words -for ease of use Learn to learn section - hints and tips on how to be a better language leaner Insights into Arabic loanwords sections -see the linkages with English Grammar toolbox Reference guide to support your studies Wide range of useful topics Insights into Arabic language and culture - for extra context The book's thematic approach covers words for: home and family work and education travel and tourism government and politics media and communication hobbies and sport and much more

Kullu Tamam

Author: Manfred Woidich
Publisher: American Univ in Cairo Press
ISBN: 9774248422
Release Date: 2004-01-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Introduces the student to the Arabic language by means of Egyptian Colloquial Arabic

Mastering Arabic Vocabulary

Author: Nadia R. Sirhan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317374619
Release Date: 2017-08-15
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Mastering Arabic Vocabulary provides a structured vocabulary course for undergraduate and advanced students of Arabic. Arranged thematically, and by root, the course presents the key vocabulary that a well-informed Arabic speaker should have at their disposal when discussing diverse topics from business and politics to culture, society, science and technology. The course includes a wealth of exercises throughout to support learners from passive recognition to an increase in their active vocabulary. With free MP3s available online to allow learners to familiarise themselves with the pronunciation of each word provided in the book, Mastering Arabic Vocabulary is the ideal reference source for students of Arabic to build and expand their vocabulary.