The second edition of Colloquial Arabic of Egypt 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 approach to written and spoken Arabic of Egypt. No prior knowledge of the language is required. What makes Colloquial Arabic of Egypt your best choice in personal language learning? The Arabic presented in this course is given in romanised form throughout The Arabic script is introduced progressively to aid familiarity with the standard written language Emphasis on modern conversational language with clear pronunciation guidance Grammar section for easy reference Stimulating exercises with lively illustrations By the end of this rewarding course you will be able to communicate confidently and effectively in Arabic of Egypt in a broad range of everyday situations. Accompanying audio material is available to purchase separately on CD/MP3 format, or comes included in the great value Colloquials Pack.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements Introduction Arabic sounds and alphabet 1. ^Dahlan wa s^Dahlan! Hello and welcome! 2. 9ilti My family 3. tishrab shay? Would you like tea? 4. fiihaa takiif? Does it have air conditioning? 5. eh kamaan? Anything else 6. shaklu eh? What does he look like? 7. kida aHsan That's better 8. Review 9. Hayaati My life 10. b-aHibb Sayd is-samak I like fishing 11. 9ala Tuul! Straight on! 12. inbasaTt fi faransa? Did you enjoy yourself in France? 13. min zamaan A long time ago 14. maT9am in-niil The Nile Restaurant Structure summary Arabic script supplement English-Arabic glossary Arabic-English glossary Key to exercises