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Intermediate Arabic For Dummies


Intermediate Arabic For Dummies


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von: Keith Massey

15,99 €

Verlag: For Dummies
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 19.11.2008
ISBN/EAN: 9780470431504
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 360

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Looking to enhance your Arabic writing skills? Intermediate Arabic For Dummies gives you practical examples and useful exercises so you can practice writing the language like a native. From vocabulary and numbers to juggling tenses, you’ll get a clear understanding of the nuances of Arabic style and usage that will have you writing in no time! This friendly, hands-on workbook starts with a helpful grammar review from nouns, adjectives, and adverbs to pronouns, prepositions, and conjunctions. It presents words and examples in both Arabic script and English transliteration. You’ll find tips for selecting the correct verbs and charts that provide conjugations of regular and irregular Arabic verbs, and end-of-chapter answer keys help you focus your studies. And, you can practice your Arabic writing right in the book. Discover how to: Improve your written Arabic skills Understand Arabic style and usage Use numbers times and dates Read and write the Arabic alphabet Use fundamental Arabic grammar Communicate more effectively in Arabic Grasp essential differences in Arabic and English usage Join clauses and form conditional sentences Use the verbal noun and participles Write emails, personal letters, and other correspondence Conduct business effectively in Arabic Avoid common mistakes in Arabic Complete with helpful English/Arabic and Arabic/English dictionaries and great hints for fine-tuning your Arabic, Intermediate Arabic For Dummies is the tool you need to start improving your Arabic writing now!
Introduction. Part I: Polishing Your Arabic Skills. Chapter 1: Looking at Numbers, Times, and Dates. Chapter 2: Arabic 101 Refresher. Chapter 3: The Write Stuff: How to Read and Write the Arabic Alphabet. Part II: Becoming a Master at Using Nouns. Chapter 4: Making Your Case with the Three Cases of the Arabic Noun. Chapter 5: Forming the Plural in Arabic. Chapter 6: Bringing Your Sentences to Life with Adjectives and Adverbs. Chapter 7: Making Connections: Mastering the 'iDaafa Construction. Chapter 8: Pronouns: Relatively Speaking. Part III: Staying Active: Forming Arabic Verbs. Chapter 9: Forms and Functions: The Forms of the Arabic Verb. Chapter 10: Exploring Irregularity in Arabic Verbs. Chapter 11: Using the Imperative in Commands. Chapter 12: Writing to the Point with Object Suffixes and Pronouns. Chapter 13: The Indicative, Jussive, and Subjunctive Moods of the Arabic Verb. Part IV: Enlivening Your Writing with Particles. Chapter 14: Forming Conditional Sentences. Chapter 15: Picking up the Pieces using Particles and Partitives. Chapter 16: Uncovering the Source of the Verbal Noun. Chapter 17: Being Positive About Adding the Negative to Arabic Sentences. Chapter 18: Active and Passive Participles. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 19: Ten Mistakes to Avoid in Arabic. Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Fine-Tune Your Arabic Skills. Part VI: Appendixes. Appendix A: Verb Chart. Appendix B: English-Arabic Dictionary. Appendix C: Arabic-English Dictionary. Index.
Keith Massey earned his BA in classical studies and his PhD in biblical Hebrew and Arabic. He is currently an Arabic instructor and a high school Latin teacher. After 9/11, Massey worked as an Arabic language specialist for the National Security Agency (NSA).
From e-mails to personal letters to correspondence, write in Arabic with confidence! Looking to enhance your Arabic writing skills? This friendly, hands-on workbook gives you practical examples and useful exercises so you canpractice writing the language like a native. From vocabulary and numbers to juggling tenses, you'll get a clear understanding of the nuances of Arabic style and usage that will have you writing in no time! Get back to basics — use numbers, times, and dates, and read and write the Arabic alphabet Understand fundamental Arabic grammar — from nouns, adjectives, and adverbs to pronouns, prepositions, and conjunctions Master Arabic verbs — learn all ten forms, spot the irregular verbs, create commands, use objects, and more Write like a native — grasp the essential differences in Arabic versus English language usage Put your writing skills to use — exercises and lessons get you up to speed and improving your Arabic right away Practice, practice, practice — plenty of room is provided for writing directly in the workbook! Jazz up your writing — join clauses, form conditional sentences, and use the verbal noun and participles Take your Arabic on the road — communicate effectively when traveling or conducting business Open the book and find: A helpful Arabic grammar review Arabic words and examples in both Arabic script and English transliteration Tips for selecting the correct Arabic verbs Answer keys at the end of each chapter English-Arabic and Arabic-English dictionaries Verb charts that provide conjugations of regular and irregular Arabic verbs The most common Arabic writing mistakes to avoid Hints for fine-tuning your Arabic

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