Modern Iraqi Arabic with MP3 Files

Modern Iraqi Arabic with MP3 Files

NEW TO THIS EDITION: - Arabic script has been added so the reader has a choice of following the Arabic writing or the transcription in the Roman alphabet.

Author: Yasin M. Al-Khalesi

Publisher: Georgetown University Press

ISBN: 1589011309

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 344

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Modern Iraqi Arabic is an introductory textbook--suitable for classroom or self-study--for those with no previous knowledge of Arabic or those who know Arabic but want to learn the Iraqi dialect. A detailed discussion of the consonants, vowels, and other characteristics of Iraqi phonetics--including pronunciation exercises--serves the needs of travelers, businesspeople, diplomats, archaeologists, and scholars who want to learn to speak the language quickly and efficiently. Using the dialect of middle-class Baghdad, twenty lessons are arranged in a story-like format and are based on everyday travel situations. From arriving at the airport to getting to the hotel, students will learn proper greetings and introductions; how to ask for directions, take a taxi, and tell time; and prepare for daily activities like visiting the bank, museum, post office, and restaurants. The book contains basic dialogue, grammar, vocabulary, drills, and an extensive glossary. A section of idiomatic phrases, accompanied by their cultural, religious, or proverbial explanations, offers insight into current Iraqi culture. NEW TO THIS EDITION: - Arabic script has been added so the reader has a choice of following the Arabic writing or the transcription in the Roman alphabet. - Four entirely new lessons cover medical care, media (radio, television, and journalism), telephone conversations, and cultural and folkloric tales. - All audio materials from the first edition--plus new audio materials for the new lessons--are available at press.georgetown.edu.
Categories: Foreign Language Study

Gold Advanced Coursebook

Gold Advanced Coursebook

The trusted Gold series builds students' confidence by combining carefully graded exam preparation for the Cambridge ESOL exams with thorough language and skills development.

Author: Amanda Thomas

Publisher: Pearson Longman

ISBN: 1447907043

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

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The trusted 'Gold' series builds students' confidence by combining carefully graded exam preparation for the Cambridge ESOL exams with thorough language and skills development. Providing enjoyable, communicative classes with a strong emphasis on personalization, 'Gold' is the popular choice for teachers around the world.
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Popular Mechanics

Popular Mechanics

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Page: 140

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
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Page: 216

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Indianapolis Monthly is the Circle City’s essential chronicle and guide, an indispensable authority on what’s new and what’s news. Through coverage of politics, crime, dining, style, business, sports, and arts and entertainment, each issue offers compelling narrative stories and lively, urbane coverage of Indy’s cultural landscape.
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Cambridge English Empower Elementary Student s Book

Cambridge English Empower Elementary Student s Book

This version of the Student's Book does not provide access to the video, assessment package and online workbook. A version with full access is available separately.

Author: Adrian Doff

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107466265

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

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Cambridge English Empower is a general adult course that combines course content from Cambridge University Press with validated assessment from the experts at Cambridge English Language Assessment. The Elementary Student's Book gives learners an immediate sense of purpose and clear learning objectives. It provides core grammar and vocabulary input alongside a mix of skills. Speaking lessons offer a unique combination of functional language, pronunciation and conversation skills, alongside video filmed in the real world. Each unit ends with a consolidation of core language from the unit and focuses on writing within the context of a highly communicative mixed-skills lesson. This version of the Student's Book does not provide access to the video, assessment package and online workbook. A version with full access is available separately.
Categories: Foreign Language Study