ERIC Number: ED455702
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Modern Iraqi Arabic: A Textbook.
Alkalesi, Yasin M.
This book is an introductory textbook for those with no previous knowledge of Arabic or for those who know Arabic but want to learn the Iraqi dialect. The book is divided into 16 lessons: "Arabic Alphabet and Vowels"; "Greetings and Courtesy Expressions"; "Asking for Directions"; "Arrival at Baghdad Airport, Part I"; "Arrival at Baghdad Airport, Part II"; "Taking a Taxi"; "At the Rashied Hotel"; "Introductions"; "Speaking Arabic"; "Telling Time"; "Visiting the Iraqi Museum"; "Trip to Babylon"; "At the Bank"; "At the Post Office"; "In the Restaurant"; and "Family and Relatives". There are also Arabic-English and English-Arabic glossaries and a list of abbreviations and symbols. (KFT)
Descriptors: Arabic, Daily Living Skills, Dialects, Foreign Countries, Grammar, Instructional Materials, Learning Modules, Pragmatics, Pronunciation, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Textbooks, Uncommonly Taught Languages
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Iraq