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Formal Spoken Arabic FAST Course with MP3 Files (Second Edition)

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SKU: TBKFSAFC
Weight: 0.45 kg
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 1589011066
Author: Karin C. Ryding & David J. Mehall
Format: Paperback
Ages: Adults
Language: English
Theme: Learn Arabic - Adults
Pages: 400
Dimensions: (17.78 x 25.4)
First Publishing Date: 11/30/2005
Remarks: Paperback wiith MP3 CD

This Arabic language-learning classic is now enhanced with a bound-in CD of MP3 files. Designed to provide beginners in Arabic with maximum linguistic and cultural exposure in a short period (about 100 hours of contact time), this book consists of sixteen lessons with dialogs and exercises dealing with day-to-day scenarios: greeting people, getting a taxi, making phone calls, asking directions, discussing the weather, and effectively communicating with police and duty officers. The lessons help the reader to navigate situations at gas stations, marketplaces, restaurants, and in their own households.

Formal Spoken Arabic (FSA) is a kind of lingua franca that is more natural than speaking Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), the literary form of the language. FSA uses the shared features of the various urban colloquial dialects, defaulting to Levantive (terms common to Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan) where the spoken dialects diverge. Each lesson includes cultural notes on American-Arab interactions, notes on learner strategies for managing Arabic conversations with a limited amount of language, and grammar explanations in clear, non-technical language. Although the main dialogue for each lesson is presented in Arabic script, transcriptions are used to accelerate spoken performance. The FAST Course includes grammatical explanations, English-Arabic and Arabic-English glossaries, appendices listing common idioms, courtesy expressions and other useful terms, instructor's notes, and drills aided and accompanied by the CD.

Originally created for diplomats, this is an expanded and enhanced edition of a work originally developed by the U.S. State Department as a six-week intensive, or "FAST" (Familiarization and Short-Term) course, and is easily adaptable for students in Middle East area studies. Travelers heading for posts in the Arab world who quickly need to gain a basic ability to converse in day-to-day situations will find Formal Spoken Arabic FAST Course an invaluable companion.

Lessons cover topics including:
  • Heads of State
  • Cities and Countries
  • Official Titles
  • Geography
  • Systems of Government
  • Lost Luggage
  • Getting Acquainted
  • Establishing Common Ground
  • Seeking and Giving Information
  • Personal Needs and Family
  • Handling Problems
  • Eating Out
  • Bargaining and Buying


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