This product is most effective when used in conjunction with the corresponding book. - You can purchase the book and double CD as a pack (ISBN: 9781444100174) - The book is also sold separately (ISBN: 9781444100167) (copy and paste the ISBN number into the search bar to find these products) Do you want to be able to speak, read and write Modern Standard Arabic confidently? This bestselling course from Teach Yourself - the No.1 brand in language learning - teaches Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), used in writing and formal speech throughout the Arabic-speaking world to enable communication between speakers of the various regional varieties of Arabic. This new edition has complete audio support available separately - MP3 compatible. To learn the spoken Arabic of the Gulf region, pick up a copy of Complete Spoken Arabic (of the Gulf), also from Teach Yourself. Complete Arabic is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work.
By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. GRAMMAR TIPS Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking. DIALOGUES Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast. PRONUNCIATION Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of the Arab world.
TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Table of Contents
Introduction & How to use this course Arabic script and pronunciation guide 01 Let's get started! 02 Personal details 03 How you describe yourself 04 This and that 05 Our house is your house 06 Where is the town centre? 07 What did you do? 08 Once upon a time 09 More than one 10 What do you do? 11 Islamic festivals 12 Woman's page 13 The Arabian Gulf 14 Hearing is obeying (The Arabian Nights) 15 The Arabs in Hollywood 16 Sports page 17 If God wills 18 News from every country Key to the exercises Listening transcripts Glossary of language terms Grammar summary Verb tables Arabic-English vocabulary English-Arabic vocabulary Grammar index
The authors are both linguists and teachers of long experience.