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Alif Baa 3rd Ed

Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds & Website Code

Kristen Brustad Mahmoud Al-Batal Abbas Al-Tonsi



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Georgetown University Pre
02 August 2021
Alif Baa is the first volume of the best-selling Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program, now in its third edition. In this edition of Alif Baa: Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds with Website, English-speaking students will use the integrated method of learning colloquial and formal (spoken and written) Arabic together. Alif Baa provides learners with all the material necessary to learn the sounds of Arabic, write its letters, and begin speaking Arabic.

The accompanying companion website-included with the book-offers fully integrated exercises to use alongside the text.

FEATURES *Four-color design throughout the book with 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, streaming on the Publisher's website *Includes video footage of an Arabic calligrapher, capsules on Arabic culture, and images of street signs from Morocco, Egypt, and Lebanon, streaming on the Publisher's website *Includes English-Arabic and Arabic-English glossaries Alif Baa provides the essential first 20-25 contact (classroom) hours of the Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program, accompanied by 40-50 homework hours. Students who complete Alif Baa should reach a novice-intermediate to novice-high level of proficiency.

For Instructors: Separate print Teacher's Editions of the Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program are no longer available. Instead, instructors should submit exam and desk copy requests using ISBN 978-1-64712-181-5. Instructors may request an answer key, which contains the answers to exercises found in the textbook, separately.
By:   Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud Al-Batal, Abbas Al-Tonsi
Imprint:   Georgetown University Pre
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   Third Edition
Dimensions:   Height: 279mm,  Width: 216mm, 
Weight:   635g
ISBN:   9781647121815
ISBN 10:   1647121817
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   02 August 2021
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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Reviews for Alif Baa 3rd Ed: Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds & Website Code

Along with teaching the alphabet, this book prompts the students to start producing the language at the novice level, also from the first chapter. -- Camelia Suleiman * Al-'Arabiyya Journal *

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