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MCCARUS, ERNEST N.; YACOUB, ADIL I. – 1962
THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF FIVE READERS, THIS VOLUME IS ON AN ADVANCED-ELEMENTARY/LOWER-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL AND ASSUMES A KNOWLEDGE OF BASIC ARABIC AS COVERED IN FERGUSON AND ANI'S "LESSONS IN CONTEMPORARY ARABIC, 1-8," CENTER FOR APPLIED LINGUISTICS, WASHINGTON, D.C., 1960. THE 20 LESSONS (1-15 ARE NEWS REPORTS AND 16-20 ARE PROSE SELECTIONS) ARE…
Descriptors: Arabic, Cultural Context, English, Glossaries
MCCARUS, ERNEST N.; AND OTHERS – 1962
INTENDED FOR INTERMEDIATE-LEVEL STUDENTS, "PART 1" OF THIS SECOND VOLUME IN THE "CONTEMPORARY ARABIC READERS" SERIES PRESENTS A COLLECTION OF 20 ESSAYS WRITTEN BY OUTSTANDING ARAB LITERARY FIGURES. SUBJECTS RANGE FROM POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS PHILOSOPHY IN THE ARAB WORLD TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REFORMS IN AGRICULTURE AND THE WRITING SYSTEM. THE…
Descriptors: Arabic, Cultural Context, Essays, Instructional Materials
MCCARUS, ERNEST N.; AND OTHERS – 1962
"PART 2" OF THE SECOND VOLUME OF THE "CONTEMPORARY ARABIC READERS" SERIES CONTAINS THE GRAMMATICAL NOTES AND INDIVIDUAL ARABIC-ENGLISH GLOSSARIES FOR THE ESSAYS INCLUDED IN "PART 1." PREFACING EACH GLOSSARY IS A SHORT BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE ON THE AUTHOR OF THE ESSAY. ALL WORDS OF THE FIRST TEN SELECTIONS ARE GLOSSED EXCEPT FOR THE FIRST 200 ITEMS IN…
Descriptors: Arabic, Cultural Context, Essays, Glossaries
MCCARUS, ERNEST N.; AND OTHERS – 1963
THIS TWO-PART VOLUME IS THE FOURTH IN THE FIVE-VOLUME SERIES "CONTEMPORARY ARABIC READERS." ON AN INTERMEDIATE LEVEL, THE CONTENT OF "SHORT STORIES, PART I"--TEN SHORT STORIES AND ONE PLAY--ASSUMES MASTERY OF BASIC ARABIC GRAMMAR AND PROVIDES FOR VOCABULARY EXPANSION AND APPRECIATION OF STYLE AND IDIOMATIC EXPRESSION. THE SELECTIONS REPRESENT THE…
Descriptors: Arabic, Cultural Context, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction
MCCARUS, ERNEST N.; AND OTHERS – 1963
THIS BOOK IS THE COMPANION TO "SHORT STORIES, PART 1," WHICH CONTAINS THE READING SELECTIONS UPON WHICH THESE GLOSSARIES AND GRAMMATICAL NOTES ARE BASED. LISTED INDIVIDUALLY RATHER THAN CUMULATIVELY, THE GLOSSARY FOR EACH SELECTION IS PREFACED BY A SHORT BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE AUTHOR WHICH NOT ONLY IDENTIFIES HIS GENRE BUT DESCRIBES HIS…
Descriptors: Arabic, Cultural Context, Glossaries, Grammar
MCCARUS, ERNEST N.; AND OTHERS – 1966
THIS TWO-PART VOLUME IS THE FINAL IN A SERIES OF INTERMEDIATE-LEVEL READERS--"VOLUME I-NEWSPAPER ARABIC,""VOLUME II-ARABIC ESSAYS,""VOLUME III-FORMAL ARABIC," AND "VOLUME IV-SHORT STORIES"--DESIGNED FOR USE AS A SERIES OR INDEPENDENTLY OF EACH OTHER. THE INTRODUCTION TO THIS BOOK ("POETRY, PART 1") OUTLINES TRENDS IN ARABIC POETRY, INCLUDING THE…
Descriptors: Arabic, Cultural Context, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction
MCCARUS, ERNEST N.; AND OTHERS – 1966
THIS BOOK SUPPLIES THE GRAMMAR NOTES AND ENGLISH GLOSSES FOR THE 31 POEMS CONTAINED IN ITS COMPANION BOOK, "POETRY, PART 1," OF THE "CONTEMPORARY ARABIC READERS" SERIES. THE GLOSSARY FOR EACH POEM IS PRESENTED INDIVIDUALLY AND IS PREFACED BY A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE POET. THE SKETCH ALSO PROVIDES A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE POET'S GENRE AND…
Descriptors: Arabic, Cultural Context, English, Glossaries
MCCARUS, ERNEST N.; AND OTHERS – 1963
THIS COMPANION BOOK TO "FORMAL ARABIC, PART 1" CONTAINS THE GRAMMATICAL NOTES AND AN INDIVIDUAL VOCABULARY LISTING FOR EACH OF THE 26 SELECTIONS INCLUDED IN "PART 1." ALL WORDS ARE GLOSSED EXCEPT FOR THE FIRST 500 WORDS OF LANDAU'S "A WORD COUNT OF MODERN ARABIC PROSE," AMERICAN COUNCIL OF LEARNED SOCIETIES, NEW YORK,…
Descriptors: Arabic, Cultural Context, Expressive Language, Glossaries
ABDULLA, JAMAL JALAL; MCCARUS, ERNEST N. – 1967
ASSUMING A MASTERY OF THE CONTENTS OF THE "BASIC COURSE IN KURDISH" (BY THE SAME AUTHORS), THIS READER PRESENTS A VARIETY OF 28 ARTICLES SELECTED FROM THE IRAQI NEWSPAPERS "ZHIN" AND "KHEBAT." EACH LESSON BEGINS WITH A SELECTION WRITTEN IN KURDISH (MODIFIED ARABIC-PERSIAN) SCRIPT, FOLLOWED BY PHONEMIC TRANSCRIPTION…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Dialects, Glossaries, Instructional Materials
ABDULLA, JAMAL JALAL; MCCARUS, ERNEST N. – 1967
THIS READER, TOGETHER WITH THE "NEWSPAPER KURDISH" AND "SHORT STORIES" READERS, FOLLOWS THE "BASIC COURSE IN KURDISH" (BY THE SAME AUTHORS) AND ASSUMES A MASTERY OF THE BASIC ELEMENTS OF THE STRUCTURE AND WRITING SYSTEM AS PRESENTED IN THE BEGINNING COURSE. WRITTEN IN THE SULAIMANIAN DIALECT, THE OFFICIAL DIALECT OF…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Dialects, Essays, Glossaries
ABDULLA, JAMAL JALAL; MCCARUS, ERNEST N. – 1967
THE SIX STORIES IN THIS COLLECTION ARE WRITTEN IN THE KURDISH DIALECT OF SULAIMANIA, THE LANGUAGE OF OFFICIAL PUBLICATIONS AND TEXTBOOKS IN IRAQI KURDISTAN. THE VARIOUS THEMES INCLUDED ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF KURDISH CULTURE AND TRADITION. EACH SELECTION (WRITTEN IN KURDISH SCRIPT) IS FOLLOWED BY VOCABULARY AND EXPLANATORY NOTES IN ORDER OF…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Dialects, Glossaries, Instructional Materials
MCCARUS, ERNEST N.; AND OTHERS – 1963
"FORMAL ARABIC, PART 1" PRESENTS 26 READING SELECTIONS WRITTEN IN THE LITERARY STYLE OF DOCUMENTS AND FORMAL ADDRESS. EXCEPT FOR FOUR SELECTIONS WHICH ARE EXCERPTS, ALL ARE REPRODUCED IN THEIR ENTIRETY AND IN UNEDITED FORM, CLASSIFIED INTO THE FOLLOWING SECTIONS--(1) SPEECHES, (2) DIPLOMATIC NOTES, (3) CONSTITUTIONS, (4) TREATIES, (5)…
Descriptors: Arabic, Cultural Context, Expressive Language, Instructional Materials