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Languages and Linguistics 2013 Catalog

Languages and Linguistics 2013 Catalog

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Greetings from Georgetown Languages!
You will be pleased to see that we are bringing several exciting new titles to you this year.
Greetings from Georgetown Languages!
You will be pleased to see that we are bringing several exciting new titles to you this year.

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Greetings fromGeorgetown Languages!
 You will be pleased to see that we are bringing several exciting new titles to you this year. A new edition o a unique resource,
 (seepage 7), arrives in spring 2013. We are thrilled to welcome this completely revised andupdated edition o a Georgetown classic; our new publication includes Arabic script andupdated defnitions, as well as additional entries. A second edition o 
 (page 19) is designed to help students o Spanish improve their skills through the prac-tice o translation, while
(page 18)aims to prepare advanced Spanish students or more nuanced use o thelanguage. Our frst new French textbook in several years, 
(page 16),teachesadvanced pronunciation in the context o rancophone culture.
(page 33) takes a look at the linguistics o communicating through social media, while
(page 31),now in its second edition, surveys best-practices in the useo computer technology in language instruction. We continue to revisethe
complete with DVDs and companion website, will be available in summer 2013. Te leading Arabic language series continues to be utilized by hundreds o language pro-grams; the Al-Kitaab website provides unmatched help or students and teachers withinteractive exercises and tools. We have ormed a new partnership with the Association o American eachers o Ara-bic (AAA) to publish 
the association’s journal (page 12). Te frst journalissue will be available in all 2012 and will be available annually. ake a moment to browse this new catalog. o request desk and examination copiessimply visit:
http://press.georgetown.edu/georgetown/teacher-resources/desk/exam-copy 
. Wealso continue to welcome your book proposals and manuscript submissions.Hope J LeGro David G. Nicholls
Director, Georgetown Languages Acquisitions Editor, Languages 
GEORGETOWN LaNGUaGESadVISORY BOaRd
Robert Blake
University of California, Davis Director, University of California Language Consortium
Nina Garrett
Yale University 
Scott McGinnis
Defense Language Institute 
Patricia Paulsell
 Michigan State University 
Karin C. Ryding
Georgetown University 
CONTENTS
aRaBIC LaNGUaGEadVISORY BOaRd
Mahmoud Al-Batal
University of exas, Austin
Kristen Brustad
University of exas, Austin
Mustapha Mughazy 
Western Michigan University 
Dilworth Parkinson
Brigham Young University 
Karin C. Ryding
Georgetown University 
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h b pt t  th 400   ut  th Ut stt . it   u  y ty, hh h,  t ,  w  t h  eup  th m et.i Utymbuy coh stt UtyTh Py stt UtyPt Utyst UtyTu UtyUty  azUty  cUty  ga Uty  cBt cBh Yu Utyc m Utycub Utyd lu ittutx cuty Pub sh, va s ittutgtw UtyH UtyUty  myUty  nw mxUty  nth c—chp HTx a&m UtyUty  WhtUs n ayv mty ittutY Uty y ! 
aL-KITaaB aRaBIC LaNGUaGE PROGRaM
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he best-selling
 Al-Kitaab
Arabic language textbook program, now in its third edition, uses a communica-tive, prociency-oriented approach with ully integratedaudiovisual media to teach modern Arabic as a living language.
 Al-Kitaab
ocuses on developing complete language skills both inormal/written Arabic and in a spoken variety—either Egyptian Arabic, the most widely spoken dialect in the Arabic-speaking world, or Levantine Arabic, used in the Eastern Mediterraneanand widely understood.Students are presented with authentic listening and reading textsor comprehension, vocabulary and grammar exercises, closelistening and speaking activities, and cultural background.Valuable resources such as glossaries, grammatical reerencecharts, and grammar indexes are eatured in each o the volumesto assist comprehension and learning. Te series begins with
(seepage 2). Te third edition o this populartextbook inspires new students o thelanguage with its integration o colloquialand ormal Arabic. Students will beginto master the sounds o Arabic, write itsletters, begin to speak, and becomeprepared or urther study, reaching anovice-intermediate to novice-high levelo prociency.
 (see page 4), extensive-ly revised and updated, continues students’prociency in the language, developingskills in standard and colloquial Arabic,including reading, listening, speaking, writing, and cultural knowledge. Students who complete Part One should reach anintermediate level o prociency.
 Al-Kitaab Part wo
(page 6) is being completely revised, with itsthird edition to be published in July 2013. Te series’ companion website—
alkitaabtextbook.com
—is ully integrated with the textbooks, with interactive exercises, stream-ing audio and video, and course-management and gradingoptions or instructors.
 Alkitaabtextbook.com
oers unparalleledlearning opportunities or students, including typing in Arabic,instant eedback on exercises, and voice recording, so that teacherscan check pronunciation. o download sample chapters and tables o contents, and toorder an exam or desk copy o the volumes o the
 Al-Kitaab
series, visit:
press.georgetown.edu/al-kitaab
View ree interactive demos o the website at:
 www.alkitaabtextbook.com/demo/34853.html
(or
 Alif Baa 
)
 www.alkitaabtextbook.com/demo/42475.html
 (or
 Al-Kitaab Part One)
Prise or the al-Kitb arbic Lnguge Progrm
“[
 Alif Baa 
] aims to amiliarize the student with the pronuncia-tion and writing system and to present a good number o greet-ings, common phrases and everyday vocabulary . . . An impeccably presented manual.”
Forum or Modern Language Studies 
“Te student hears, sees, and reads Arabic, and learning is kept closeto an authentic linguistic and cultural experience.”
ADFL Bulletin 
 800.537.5487
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