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Gateway to Arabic

Gateway to Arabic

By Imran Alawiye, Sadiq Toma (Illustrated by)

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Format: Paperback, 68 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition
Other Information: 145ill.
Published In: United Kingdom, 28 June 2002
"Gateway to Arabic Book One", with its wealth of practice materials, teaches the skills necessary for reading and writing the Arabic language. It covers the complete Arabic alphabet in all its forms as well as the various short and long vowel sounds. It offers plenty of opportunity for handwriting practice through extensive copying exercises. By the end of this book, the learner will have covered the skills needed to read any vocalised Arabic text.

Table of Contents

* Recognition of Arabic letters in their isolate form * Formulation of letters in their written isolate form, with clear arrows to indicate the correct writing direction * The three short vowels: fatha, kasra and damma * The recognition and formulation of letters in their joined forms * Nunation (al-tanween) * The three long vowels (al-madd) * Al-sukun (non-vowelled letter) * Al-shadda (doubled letter) * The sun and moon letters (al-huruf al-shamsiyyah wa'l-qamariyyah), and their associated rules * Al-alif al-maqsura * Al-hamza (glottal stop)

About the Author

Dr. Imran Hamza Alawiyeis 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 the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) within the University of London. He has a wealth of experience in teaching Arabic at various levels to many different age groups.

EAN: 9780954083311
ISBN: 0954083318
Publisher: Anglo-Arabic Graphics Ltd
Age Range: 15+ years
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