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Arabic Language Textbooks

  1. The Routledge Intermediate Arabic Reader

    By Yousef Omar, Hebatalla Mohy El Din Salem

    Series: Routledge Modern Language Readers

    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...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Modern Arabic Sociolinguistics

    Diglossia, codeswitching, attitudes and identity

    By Abdulkafi Albirini

    @Text: This up-to-date textbook overviews and evaluates the major approaches, theories, and methodologies used in research on codeswitching, diglossia, language attitudes, and social identity in both Standard and Dialectal Arabic. These areas are also discussed in relation to issues like language...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Arabic-English-Arabic Legal Translation

    By Hanem El-Farahaty

    Arabic-English-Arabic Legal Translation provides a groundbreaking investigation of the issues found in legal translation between Arabic and English. Drawing on a contrastive-comparative approach, it analyses parallel authentic legal documents in both Arabic and English to examine the features of...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part Three)

    An Advanced Course in Arabic

    By Munther Younes, Yomna Chami

    ‘Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part Three): An Advanced Course in Arabic builds further on the groundbreaking approach used in Part One and Part Two of the series. It integrates Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and spoken Levantine in a way specially tailored to the needs of advanced students. Levantine Arabic...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part One)

    An Introductory Course in Arabic

    By Munther Younes, Makda Weatherspoon, Maha Saliba Foster

    ‘Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part One) offers a groundbreaking introduction to Arabic as it is written and spoken by native speakers. It combines a progressive and rigorous grounding in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) – the form employed for reading, writing and formal speaking – with an innovative integration...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part Two)

    An Intermediate Course in Arabic

    By Munther Younes, Hanada Al-Masri

    Arabiyyat al Naas (Part Two): An Intermediate Course in Arabic offers a vibrant course in Arabic as it is written and spoken today by educated native speakers. Not only does it continue the innovative integration of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and Levantine Arabic used in Part One of the series,...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Developing Writing Skills in Arabic

    By Taoufik Ben Amor

    Series: Developing Writing Skills

    Developing Writing Skills in Arabic is specifically designed for upper-intermediate to advanced students who need to write Arabic for personal, professional and academic purposes. Making use of reading comprehension, analysis of stylistic devices, a functional approach to grammar and well-graded...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Introduction to Qur'anic Arabic

    By Munther Younes

    The Routledge Introduction to Qur’anic Arabic is an innovative, text-based, language course designed for students interested in acquiring a foundation in Qur’anic and Classical Arabic. Focused on enhancing comprehension and vocabulary acquisition, the book contains 40 lessons designed to be...

    Published September 24th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Thinking Arabic Translation

    A Course in Translation Method: Arabic to English

    By James Dickins, Sándor Hervey, Ian Higgins

    Series: Thinking Translation

    Thinking Arabic Translation is a comprehensive and practical 24-week course in translation method. Adapted from the successful French-based Thinking Translation (Routledge, 1992) it has been successfully piloted at Durham University.Clear explanations, discussion, examples and exercises enable...

    Published April 10th 2002 by Routledge

Arabic Language Colloquials

  1. Colloquial Arabic (Levantine)

    3rd Edition

    By Mohammad Al-Masri

    Series: Colloquial Series

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Colloquial Arabic of Egypt

    The Complete Course for Beginners, 3rd Edition

    By Jane Wightwick, Mahmoud Gaafar

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Colloquial Arabic of Egypt provides a step-by-step course in spoken Egyptian Arabic – the most widely understood dialect in the Arab world. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Colloquial Arabic of the Gulf

    2nd Edition

    By Clive Holes

    Series: Colloquial Series

    This new edition of Colloquial Arabic of the Gulf has been revised and updated to make learning this variety of Arabic easier and more enjoyable than ever before. Specially written by an expert for self-study and classroom use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to spoken Arabic of...

    Published October 28th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Colloquial Arabic (Levantine)

    2nd Edition

    By Mohammad Al-Masri, Leslie McLoughlin

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Colloquial Arabic (Levantine) offers you a step-by-step approach to the Arabic spoken in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Palestine. Levantine Arabic is widely recognized as one of the major languages of Arabic radio and television. Specially written by an international authority on teaching Arabic as a...

    Published December 9th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Colloquial Arabic of the Gulf and Saudi Arabia

    By Clive Holes

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Colloquial Arabic of the Gulf and Saudi Arabia Specially written by an experienced teacher for self-study or class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Arabic of the Gulf and Saudi Arabia. No prior knowledge of the language is required.What makes Colloquial...

    Published February 8th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Colloquial Arabic of Egypt

    2nd Edition

    By Jane Wightwick, Mahmound Gaafar

    Series: Colloquial Series

    The second edition of this course in Arabic of Egypt for beginners has been completely revised and updated to make learning Arabic of Egypt easier and more enjoyable than ever before. Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study and class use, the course offers you a step-by-step...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Colloquial Arabic (Levantine)

    By Mohammad Al-Masri, Leslie McLoughlin

    Series: Colloquial Series

    Published January 14th 1982 by Routledge

Arabic Language Grammars

  1. Modern Written Arabic

    A Comprehensive Grammar, 2nd Edition

    By El Said Badawi, Michael Carter, Adrian Gully

    Series: Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

    Modern Written Arabic is a complete reference guide to the grammar of modern written Arabic. The Grammar presents an accessible and systematic description of the language, focusing on real patterns of use in contemporary written Arabic, from street signs to literature. Examples are drawn from...

    To Be Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Basic Arabic

    A Grammar and Workbook

    By Waheed Samy, Leila Samy

    Series: Grammar Workbooks

    Basic Arabic: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar with related exercises in a single volume. This book presents 51 units, covering the key grammar points which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Arabic. Examples and exercises are provided...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Gulf Arabic

    By Clive Holes

    Series: Descriptive Grammars

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 4th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Arabic: An Essential Grammar

    By Faruk Abu-Chacra

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    Arabic: An Essential Grammar is an up-to-date and practical reference guide to the most important aspects of the language. Suitable for beginners, as well as intermediate students, this book offers a strong foundation for learning the fundamental grammar and structure of Arabic. The...

    Published April 26th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Modern Written Arabic

    A Comprehensive Grammar

    By El Said Badawi, Michael Carter, Adrian Gully

    Series: Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

    Modern Written Arabic is a complete reference guide to the grammar of modern written Arabic. The Grammar presents an accessible and systematic description of the language, focusing on real patterns of use in contemporary written Arabic, from street signs to literature. Examples are drawn from...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

Arabic Language Dictionaries

  1. A Frequency Dictionary of Arabic

    Core Vocabulary for Learners

    By Tim Buckwalter, Dilworth Parkinson

    Series: Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

    A Frequency Dictionary of Arabic is an invaluable tool for all learners of Arabic, providing a list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) as well as several of the most widely spoken Arabic dialects. Based on a 30-million-word corpus of Arabic which includes...

    Published February 21st 2011 by Routledge

Arabic Language Reference

  1. Modern Written Arabic

    A Comprehensive Grammar, 2nd Edition

    By El Said Badawi, Michael Carter, Adrian Gully

    Series: Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

    Modern Written Arabic is a complete reference guide to the grammar of modern written Arabic. The Grammar presents an accessible and systematic description of the language, focusing on real patterns of use in contemporary written Arabic, from street signs to literature. Examples are drawn from...

    To Be Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Arabic Media Dictionary

    By Mustapha Lahlali

    To Be Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Speed up your Arabic

    Strategies to Avoid Common Errors

    By Sebastian Maisel

    Series: Speed up your Language Skills

    Pronunciation, spelling, the concept of roots and patterns and idomatic phrases and are just some of the areas that cause confusion for students of Arabic. Learning how to avoid the common errors that arise repeatedly in these areas is an essential step in successful language learning. Speed Up...

    To Be Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Basic Arabic

    A Grammar and Workbook

    By Waheed Samy, Leila Samy

    Series: Grammar Workbooks

    Basic Arabic: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar with related exercises in a single volume. This book presents 51 units, covering the key grammar points which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Arabic. Examples and exercises are provided...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Fundamentals of Arabic Grammar

    By Mohammed Sawaie

    Fundamentals of Arabic Grammar provides an authoritative guide to Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) grammar. It has been organised to promote a thorough understanding of MSA grammar and presents its complexities in a cohesive and user-friendly format, filling many gaps left by other textbooks....

    Published December 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Kalila wa Dimna: For Students of Arabic

    By Munther Younes

    Specifically designed for students of Arabic, this fully illustrated rendition of the Arabic literary classic enhances students’ reading, listening, speaking and writing skills through the medium of these fun, engaging and culturally relevant tales. The tales are presented in simplified language...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. A Frequency Dictionary of Arabic

    Core Vocabulary for Learners

    By Tim Buckwalter, Dilworth Parkinson

    Series: Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

    A Frequency Dictionary of Arabic is an invaluable tool for all learners of Arabic, providing a list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) as well as several of the most widely spoken Arabic dialects. Based on a 30-million-word corpus of Arabic which includes...

    Published February 21st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Arabic: An Essential Grammar

    By Faruk Abu-Chacra

    Series: Routledge Essential Grammars

    Arabic: An Essential Grammar is an up-to-date and practical reference guide to the most important aspects of the language. Suitable for beginners, as well as intermediate students, this book offers a strong foundation for learning the fundamental grammar and structure of Arabic. The...

    Published April 26th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Modern Written Arabic

    A Comprehensive Grammar

    By El Said Badawi, Michael Carter, Adrian Gully

    Series: Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

    Modern Written Arabic is a complete reference guide to the grammar of modern written Arabic. The Grammar presents an accessible and systematic description of the language, focusing on real patterns of use in contemporary written Arabic, from street signs to literature. Examples are drawn from...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

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