A Grammar and Workbook
To Be Published January 3rd 2014 by Routledge – 208 pages
Series: Grammar Workbooks
Basic Arabic: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar of Modern Standard Arabic with related exercises in a single volume.
The 20 units present the significant grammar points and structures generally encountered in the first year of language study. Each unit features graded exercises to reinforce the material covered. A full answer key is included, making the material suitable for both classroom-use and independent learners.
WORD BOUNDARIES IN WRITTEN ARABIC THE ARABIC LANGUAGE WRITING SYSTEM MORPHOLOGY: NOUN WORDS PRONOUNS NOUN TYPE WORDS: SYNTACTIC FUNCTION, CASE NAME AND CASE MARKING SYNTACTIC FUNCTIONS AND THEIR CASE MARKERS NOUN TYPES GENDER THE "HUMAN" V.S. "NON-HUMAN" CLASSIFICATION OF NOUNS THE HUMAN CATEGORY NOUNS THE NON-HUMAN CATEGORY NOUNS NOUN ATTRIBUTES: NUMBER, GENDER, CASE, DEFINITENESS NOUN PHRASES ADJECTIVES: AGREEMENT WITH NOUNS IN THE SINGULAR ADJECTIVES: AGREEMENT WITH NOUNS IN THE DUAL ADJECTIVES: AGREEMENT WITH NOUNS IN THE PLURAL THE 'IDAFA PHRASE THE 'IDAFA-ADJECTIVE PHRASE PREPOSITIONS ADVERBIALS TO HAVE ABOUT THE ARABIC VERB CONJUGATING THE PERFECT CONJUGATING THE IMPERFECT SUBJECT and mood MARKERS OF THE IMPERFECT VERB VERB PATTERNS Noun-Verb Paradigm Chart Time THE PASSIVE VOICE ANSWERS TO EXERCISES.