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Open Preview See a Problem? Nov 15, Elizabeth rated it did not like it. So yeah, none of eahlan got very far with it. Hiba Naaj rated it liked it Sep 14, Maybe I’ll bump my rating up at a later date, if I ever get around to reviewing the text in making a further attempt to learn Arabic; at this point though, I’ll admit that my blah opinion of this book might just be a result of my blah experience in class and not through any fault of its own.
Sep 12, Emmanuel Rovithis rated it really liked it. Hardcoverpages. I have taken university level courses in Spanish, Japanese, and Korean before beginning Arabic, and have encountered many language textbooks of varying quality.
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Oct 02, Lauren is currently reading it. Robert rated it it was ok Feb 21, Dee Dee rated it it was amazing Aug 04, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I’m not entirely sure how to rate this book on it’s own Daria rated it it was amazing Oct 31, This textbook is designed to cover the first year of instruction in Modern Standard Arabic.
Want to Read saving…. Vocab lists can be found at the end of every chapter, and are disproportionately short to the amount of unknown vocab encountered throughout the chapter in the form of example sentences which are Not given English translations, so if you don’t understand something the entire sentence is useless to you, there is no way to contextually assign meaning to words you don’t know.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I’m sure there finctional instructors out there who can effectively teach this book but mine is not one. Honestly though, the main problem with the class was the teacher, who would yell at us for not knowing things she hadn’t yet taught us and who spent inordinate amounts of time working with the several people in the class who obviously weren’t actually interested in learning in the first place.
A good beginner text for learning Arabic – a mix of vocabulary, grammar rules, and short stories. Return to Book Page. Sara Katona rated it really liked it May 22, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Vocab lists can be found at the end of every chapter, and are disproportionately short to the amount of unknown vocab encountered throughout the chapter in the form of functinal I have taken university level courses in Spanish, Japanese, and Korean before beginning Arabic, and have encountered many language textbooks of varying quality.
Ahlan Wa Sahlan: Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Beginners by Mahdi Alosh
Scott Thomas rated it liked it Mar 08, Sep 11, Doigt rated it it was ok. Oct 30, Alexandra rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Mina rated it really liked it May 11, The text also provides information about the geography of the Arab world, prominent characters in history, festivities in Arab culture, the media, daily life, and the family.
I would even go as far as to say that if your university course lists this whlan, it is going to be painful even with teacher assistance.
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It’s organized in the most asinine way, the graphics are photocopy quality, and there are misspellings and typos throughout in Arabic and English. Jody Maichele rated it it was amazing Dec 27, LubnaElizabeth rated it liked it Oct 15, A good book for beginners.
Bahar rated it really liked it Dec 21, Published February 9th by Yale University Press first published This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Al-Kitaab kicks this book right in the tain’t. In diaries, letters, and postcards, the two students describe their thoughts and activities, revealing how a non-American views American culture and how the Arabic culture is experienced by an American student.
Exercises in comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, and writing attend to both form and meaning and develop functional abilities and knowledge about the Arabic sound, writing, and language systems.
Ahlan Wa Sahlan: Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Beginners (Textbook)
Rodeo El-Sabae rated it really liked it Jul 11, Lists with This Book. The Funcitonal is extremely helpful with correct pronunciation. Liz rated it liked it Oct 09,