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aL-KITaaB aRaBIC LaNGUaGE PROGRaM
Arabic language textbook program, now in its third edition, uses a communica-tive, prociency-oriented approach with ully integratedaudiovisual media to teach modern Arabic as a living language.
ocuses on developing complete language skills both inormal/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 textsor comprehension, vocabulary and grammar exercises, closelistening and speaking activities, and cultural background.Valuable resources such as glossaries, grammatical reerencecharts, 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 prociency.
(see page 4), extensive-ly revised and updated, continues students’prociency 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 prociency.
Al-Kitaab Part wo
(page 6) is being completely revised, with itsthird edition to be published in July 2013. Te series’ companion website—
—is ully integrated with the textbooks, with interactive exercises, stream-ing audio and video, and course-management and gradingoptions or instructors.
oers 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
View ree interactive demos o the website at:
Al-Kitaab Part One)
Prise or the al-Kitb arbic Lnguge Progrm
] 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.”