Arabic without Tears
The Second Book for Younger Learners: Bk. 2
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|Format: ||Paperback, 68 pages|
|Other Information: ||Watercolour and ink, full colour (36 illustrations)|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 18 September 2007|
"Arabic Without Tears" is a colourful new series designed to teach Arabic in a lively interactive manner to younger learners. It is intended for use by parents or teachers working closely with their children or pupils. This second volume builds upon the letter recognition skills taught in the first book of the series (ISBN: 978-0-9547509-6-1) by introducing the child to the joined forms of the letters of the Arabic alphabet, together with the various vowel signs, in a gradual assimilative manner.The book follows a 'key words' approach, whereby the child is progressively introduced to a range of basic Arabic vocabulary suitable for everyday use. There is a thorough analysis of the phonic components making up each word, opportunity for copying and writing practice, as well as the chance to use each new word in a variety of meaningful contexts through a range of activities. Mini flashcards at the end of the book are provided to help test the child's recognition and understanding of the key words.
Table of Contents
Fatha, kasra and dammaThe long vowels and sukoonTanween, and the -ay and -ow dipthongsShadda and hamzaAl-alif al-maqsuraConsolidation exercises
About the Author
Dr. Imran Hamza Alawiye is the author of numerous books specializing in teaching Arabic to non-Arabic speakers, including the highly popular 'Gateway to Arabic' series. He graduated in Arabic from the University of Madinah in Saudi Arabia and went on to obtain his PhD in Arabic from SOAS, University of London. He has a wealth of experience in teaching Arabic at various levels to learners from a broad age range.
Anglo-Arabic Graphics Ltd|
29.7 x 21 x 0.7 centimetres (0.33 kg) |