ERIC Number: ED290326
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Mauritanian Arabic. Grammar Handbook. Peace Corps Language Handbook Series.
Francis, Timothy P.; Hanchey, Stephen
A handbook to the grammar of Mauritanian Arabic (Hassaniya) is intended for Peace Corps volunteers, and is designed to focus attention on proper grammatical forms. Lesson topics include the article, personal pronouns, possessive pronouns, negation of the implied verb "to be," noun gender, adjective gender, number, "there is/are and there was/were," simple sentences, "have/have got," demonstratives, present tense, interrogatives, imperatives, nouns and adjectives, prepositions, the genitive case, verbs and suffix pronouns (direct object), the future, adverbs, the active participle, indirect object, past tense, relative pronouns, comparative and superlative, past continuous tense, and conditional. Some pronunciation exercises are included. Arabic orthography and English are used throughout the guide. (MSE)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Peace Corps, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Experiment in International Living, Brattleboro, VT.
Identifiers - Location: Mauritania