Alif Baa: Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds With Website Third Edition Student Edition (Arabic Edition)
Alif Baa, Third Edition is the first book in the bestselling Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program. Together with its Companion Website, Alif Baa uses an integrated approach to develop skills in formal and colloquial Arabic, introducing students to letters and sounds. This comprehensive program is designed for students in the beginning stage of learning Arabic.
FEATURES of Alif Baa with Companion Website- Students receive an access code for the Companion Website with their book- Teachers who receive desk or exam copies may request complimentary Companion Website access at any time at www.GeorgetownUniversityPressTextbooks.com- Companion Website with interactive, automatically scored exercises, all the audio and video materials, and additional online course-management and grading options for teachers- Provides all the materials needed to learn the sounds of Arabic, write its letters, and begin speaking Arabic (Egyptian and Levantine varieties)- Four-color design throughout the book features over 100 illustrations and photographs- Gives learners and instructors color-coded options for the variety of language they wish to learn in speaking: Egyptian, Levantine, or formal Arabic (MSA)- Introduces over 200 basic vocabulary words in all three forms of spoken and written Arabic side by side, including expressions for polite social interaction, and activates them in interactive homework exercises and classroom groupwork- Includes video dialogues in Egyptian and Levantine, filmed in Cairo and Damascus- Includes video footage of an Arabic calligrapher, capsules on Arabic culture, and images of street signs from Morocco, Egypt, and Lebanon- Includes new English-Arabic and Arabic-English glossaries
Alif Baa provides the essential first 20-25 contact (classroom) hours of the Al-Kitaab program, accompanied by 40-50 homework hours. Students who complete Alif Baa should reach a novice-intermediate to novice-high level of proficiency.
For complete information on the Al-Kitaab language learning program, and other Arabiclanguage and linguistics materials, please visit http: //press.georgetown.edu/book-list/al-kitaab. For more information about the Companion Website, visit alkitaabtextbook.com.
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