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Intermediate Arabic Workbook: For Revision and Practice

John Mace

£14.99

Paperback
Hardback ISBN 1898948872 / £45.00

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This is the sequel to Basic Arabic Workbook, a step-by-step series of exercises and tasks for all learners of Modern Standard Arabic. This Intermediate book explores further word and sentence structures to make your Arabic more varied and expressive. As with the Basic book, the emphasis is on practical use of the living standard language in a working environment with up-to-date vocabulary and everyday situations. Activities include filling in forms, interpreting charts and statistical tables and letter writing.

• Texts are selected from a wide variety of real-
• life sources
• Points of grammar and usage are clearly
• highlighted and explained, making this also
• a handy reference work
• Step-by-step vocabulary expanding to 2,100
• words that range from the community to
• computing
• A clear transcription of the Arabic script to aid
• pronunciation and stress
• Comprehensive Arabic-English vocabulary

Intermediate Arabic Workbook encourages the student to think in Arabic and there are many other helpful features including a key to the exercises, plus indexes of the vocabulary and grammar.

One of the foremost writers today of teaching materials for Middle Eastern languages, John Mace has worked in the Diplomatic Service, as a British Council lecturer, as a personnel officer in the Middle East and as a European Commission delegate. He is the author of Bennett & Bloom¹s Basic Arabic Workbook and Arabic Verbs: For Revision and Practice. He has also written two Arabic books for the Teach Yourself series, as well as Arabic, Persian and German language manuals, and a translation of Russian poetry.
– 176 pages
– Published 2006This is the sequel to Basic Arabic Workbook, a step-by-step series of exercises and tasks for all learners of Modern Standard Arabic. This Intermediate book explores further word and sentence structures to make your Arabic more varied and expressive. As with the Basic book, the emphasis is on practical use of the living standard language in a working environment with up-to-date vocabulary and everyday situations. Activities include filling in forms, interpreting charts and statistical tables and letter writing.

• Texts are selected from a wide variety of real-
• life sources
• Points of grammar and usage are clearly
• highlighted and explained, making this also
• a handy reference work
• Step-by-step vocabulary expanding to 2,100
• words that range from the community to
• computing
• A clear transcription of the Arabic script to aid
• pronunciation and stress
• Comprehensive Arabic-English vocabulary

Intermediate Arabic Workbook encourages the student to think in Arabic and there are many other helpful features including a key to the exercises, plus indexes of the vocabulary and grammar.

One of the foremost writers today of teaching materials for Middle Eastern languages, John Mace has worked in the Diplomatic Service, as a British Council lecturer, as a personnel officer in the Middle East and as a European Commission delegate. He is the author of Bennett & Bloom¹s Basic Arabic Workbook and Arabic Verbs: For Revision and Practice. He has also written two Arabic books for the Teach Yourself series, as well as Arabic, Persian and German language manuals, and a translation of Russian poetry.
– 176 pages
Published by Bennett & Bloom, 2006

INTERMEDIATE ARABIC WORKBOOK

Contents

Introduction

1. Reading and writing: Ruq‘a script. Numerals in handwriting. 2. Words – 1: Nouns of activity, person, instrument and place. Using a dictionary. Vocabulary: Personnel. 3. Words – 2: Irregular nouns ab, akh. Vocabulary: The community. 4. Words – 3: Compound adjectives and nouns. Masculine proper names. Vocabulary: Management. 5. Words – 4: Dual and feminine plural pronouns. Possessive adjectives and verbs. Vocabulary: Food and drink. 6. Words – 5: Passive. Vocabulary: Health. 7. Words – 6: Quadriliteral verbs. Vocabulary: Jurisprudence. 8. Revision – 1: Words. 9. Structures – 1: Accusative. Vocabulary: Insurance. 10. Structures – 2: Expression with verb + verbal noun. Deferential expressions. Vocative. Vocabulary: Diplomacy. 11. Structures – 3: Improper agreement. Case endings. Vocabulary: History. 12. Structures – 4: Expressions of circumstance. Re-. Vocabulary: Development aid. 13. Structures – 5: Topic and comment. Proposals and wishes. Vocabulary: Geography, climate, space. 14. Revision – 2: Structures. 15. Correspondence: Formal and informal letters. Vocabulary: Correspondence and computers. 16. Numbers – 1: Literary form of cardinal numbers. Vocabulary: engineering. 17. Numbers – 2: Abjad numbering. Fractions. Calculations and measurements. Vocabulary: Documentation. 18. Revision – 3: General

Key to exercises
Vocabulary index
Grammatical index