Levantine Arabic for Non-Natives: A Proficiency-Oriented by Mr. Lutfi Hussein

Posted by

By Mr. Lutfi Hussein

This path is for starting scholars of Arabic who're trying to increase communicative oral talents in colloquial Levantine Arabic, the dialect utilized in Jerusalem and in modern, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Palestine/Israel. it's the first textbook for colloquial Arabic constructed in keeping with the foundations of the skillability flow in overseas language educating, during which the emphasis is put on using significant drills, actions which are acceptable to the context during which the language can be spoken, and a stability among linguistic accuracy, and energetic use of the language. the 1st 1/2 the teacher's guide is dedicated to a chain of "functions" that target particular spoken actions, reminiscent of greetings, determining gadgets, or requesting details. every one functionality is observed through, explication, school room actions, and recommendations for different actions either out and in of the study room. the second one half presents a chain of ten events during which passages within the colloquial dialect, as a rule within the kind of narratives, are meant to take the scholars past the extent of uncomplicated verbal exchange to a extra descriptive and narrative mode. The textual content is followed by means of charts and glossaries. a suite of audio tapes is keyed to the person capabilities and events. the second one a part of the teacher's handbook is out there as a separate ebook for pupil use. Levantine Arabic can be used because the 'Primary textual content for a direction designed solely to coach colloquial Arabic, or at the side of starting and intermediate classes in smooth typical Arabic.

Show description

Read Online or Download Levantine Arabic for Non-Natives: A Proficiency-Oriented Approach: Teacher's Manual PDF

Similar foreign languages books

The Syntax of Welsh

Welsh, just like the different Celtic languages, is best-known among linguists for its verb-initial observe order and its use of preliminary consonant mutations. but it has many extra features that are of curiosity to syntacticians. it is a concise and obtainable assessment of the most important syntactic phenomena of Welsh.

Teach Yourself Complete Greek (with Audio)

With train your self, Greek will not be all Greek to you anymore! With this bestselling application, you could examine Greek from the relaxation of your home, at your individual speed. This revised and up-to-date direction introduces you to useful subject matters, resembling making trip preparations, assembly an individual new, purchasing, and different each day actions.

Writing and Literacy in Chinese, Korean and Japanese

Chinese language, eastern, South (and North) Koreans in East Asia have a protracted, intertwined and exclusive cultural heritage and feature accomplished, or are within the means of reaching, outstanding financial luck. jointly, those 3 peoples make up one area of the area inhabitants. They use a number of specific and engaging writing platforms: logographic chinese language characters of historical beginning, in addition to phonetic structures of syllabaries and alphabets.

Extra resources for Levantine Arabic for Non-Natives: A Proficiency-Oriented Approach: Teacher's Manual

Example text

Levin, B. (2010). Reflections on manner/result complementarity. In M. Rappaport Hovav, E. Doron, & I. ), Lexical semantics, syntax, and event structure (pp. 21–36). Oxford: Oxford University Press. 0002 Rice, F. , & Sa’id, M. F. (1960). Eastern Arabic. : Georgetown University Press. Reprinted in 2005. , & Roussou, A. (2003). Syntactic change: A minimalist approach to grammaticalization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1017/CBO9780511486326 Shlonsky, U. (1997). Clause structure and word order in Hebrew and Arabic: An essay in comparative syntax.

Rafad-yurfud “refuse (to do)”; bess ʔana rafadt aakil wala gatʕa. ” (Elicited datum)   Frederick M. 3 Wala-phrases cannot be licensed by anti-additive or “merely” downward entailments, which are able to license negative polarity interpretations for words such as the following:4 (13) a. f. English emphatic “ANYthing”); b. iši (Jordanian/Palestinian), šiː (Syrian/Lebanese) “(one) thing, anything”; c. ḥada, waːḥad “(one) person, anyone”; d. ʕumr “ever” Anti-additive or merely-downward-entailing contexts include the following (see Hoyt 2010, 130–132 for detailed examples): (14) a b.

325). In my data, which come from Nablusi Palestinians, the Yod-less items are confined to the environment mentioned above, but the observations provided by Garbell may be taken as further evidence that in the Palestinian dialects dropping of Yod was not altogether absent. To my knowledge, there is no information in the literature about the maintenance/dropping of Yod in other Levantine dialects. Informal inquiries on my part about the forms used by the native speakers of the dialects of Beirut and Damascus indicate that the pattern used in these dialects is identical to the Palestinian pattern being analysed for a different feature, confirm that /j/ is indeed dropped in open syllables; more Yod-less examples include /biʒurr/ ‘he pulls’; /biħutʕ/ ‘he puts’; /biħibb/ ‘he likes/loves’; /bixarrib/ ‘he spoils’; /biʒallis/ ‘he fixes’.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.47 of 5 – based on 47 votes