The Routledge Intermediate Arabic Reader
Routledge – 2015 – 302 pages
The Routledge Intermediate Arabic Reader is a comprehensive reader aimed at intermediate level students of Arabic. The aim is to provide a structured language teaching resource that is enjoyable and stimulating for learners, but that also provides meaningful cultural contexts.
This Arabic Reader consists of twenty authentic readings graded on the basis of complexity of vocabulary, grammar and syntax. It presents a range of different text types which give a good representation of modern Arabic writing including literary extracts, articles by distinguished writers from the Arab world, texts from modern novels and short stories and texts from current affairs media.
Key features include:
Suitable for both class use and independent study, The Routledge Intermediate Arabic Reader is an essential tool for facilitating vocabulary learning and increasing reading proficiency.
Yousef Omar is a senior Teacher of Arabic and Arabic Teacher Trainer, He is currently the Director of Arabic Studies at Iqraa Language Centre, United Arab Emirates. He has previously worked at a number of UK Universities and has previously taught at the University of Cambridge and SOAS, University of London, UK.
Heba Salem is a highly experienced Arabic language teaching specialist and a senior instructor of Arabic. She is currently a senior instructor of Arabic at the American University of Cairo and has taught at the University of Texas at Austin, USA.