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ERIC Number: ED267594
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Yemeni Arabic II.
Qafisheh, Hamdi A.
Instructional materials for advanced Sanaani Arabic, a dialect used predominantly for oral communication, include 25 units consisting of text derived from recordings of spontaneous conversations of native speakers in various communication situations. Some of the topics are: medical services, marriage, jobs, an interview, a car accident, proverbs and sayings, Yemen, informing others, public baths, and circumcision. The lessons include the following sections: translation of the text; a list of vocabulary occurring in the text; additional related vocabulary; pronunciation notes; notes on grammar and constructions; drills using items in the lesson; and conversations and listening comprehension passages using familiar vocabulary in a new context. Introductory notes on use of the materials and a bilingual glossary are also included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Arabic, Classroom Techniques, Conversational Language Courses, Curriculum Guides, Daily Living Skills, Dialects, Dialogs (Language), Grammar, Instructional Materials, Listening Comprehension, Pattern Drills (Language), Pronunciation, Second Language Instruction, Speech Communication, Vocabulary
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Arizona Univ., Tucson. Dept. of Oriental Studies.
Identifiers - Location: Yemen