ERIC Number: ED402739
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
A Beginner's Course in Tunisian Arabic.
Amor, Taoufik Ben
This guide is designed for the Arabic language training of Peace Corps volunteers serving in Tunisia and focuses on daily communication skills needed in that context. It contains 15 lessons, each made up of: a teacher's guide sheet, which outlines specific objectives, contents, and materials needed; a dialogue introducing the lesson's theme; a vocabulary list, illustrations, and/or exercises; notes on grammar and usage; in some cases, supplementary dialogue or prose passage; and additional exercises and activities. Lesson topics include: greetings; rituals; countries and nationalities; food; shopping; colors; transportation; expressing time; family; housing; seasons; health; getting help; work-related problem-solving; and religious, political, and sociocultural vocabulary. (MSE)
Descriptors: Alphabets, Arabic, Conversational Language Courses, Daily Living Skills, Dialogs (Language), Foreign Countries, Grammar, Interpersonal Communication, Introductory Courses, Language Usage, Phonology, Regional Dialects, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Sociocultural Patterns, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary Development, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteer Training
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Tunis (Tunisia).
Identifiers - Location: Tunisia