The complete course for a fun and effective way to learn Arabic.
This best-selling course comprises a book and audio support which
is easy to download to your MP3 player or iPod. The book (ISBN:
9781444100167) and the audio support (ISBN: 9781444100181) are also
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
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
NOT GOT MUCH TIME?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for
success, based on the author's many years of experience.
Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear
Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for
Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and
Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before
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
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to
The course is available as a book (9781444100167), as a pack
comprising the book and double CD (9781444100174) and as a double
The authors are both linguists and teachers of long experience.
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