Arabic From The Beginning (Part One)
The Purpose of the book is to set students in the road to the learnming modern standard Arabic by equipping them with all the skills they need to read and write vowelised Arabic Text . By the end of the book students are able to:
·Identify all the letters of the Arabic alphabet in their isolate and joined forms.
·Know the difference between long and short Vowel sounds and how to read them, including the diphthongs ‘ay’ and ‘ow’
·Read the roles of sukoon and shadda
Although this work is primarily intended for classroom use it is also well suited to self taught learners.
This work book assumes no prior knowledge if Arabic what so ever cleat simple explanation introduces each of new topics supported be a wealth of exercises and activities thereby helping to reinforce the learning process and to ensure rapid progression. The use of colour coding to high light each point under discussion, as well as the inclusion of quality colour illustration, serve to reading and writing practice as well as the opportunity for the dictation exercises as a means of monitoring the learners progress.
By the end of the book, student s should be sufficiently competent in the reading and writing the Arabic script to be able to progress to part two of the series in which they will start to learn Arabic grammar and vocabulary; and begin speaking this important international language.