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A Student Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic

A Student Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic

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  • Date Published: May 2005
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521833776

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  • This accessible grammar provides a concise and user-friendly guide to the structure of Modern Standard Arabic. Using familiar terminology and keeping theory to a minimum, it is suitable for beginning students as well as those at a more advanced level. Detailed descriptions of all types of sentences are given, and numerous tables provide a clear presentation of verbs and nouns. The most familiar grammatical terms are given in Arabic as well as in English in order to help students identify them more easily.

    • Very accessible and not overloaded with theory, so suitable for beginners
    • Focuses on contemporary Arabic as spoken in the world today
    • Many user-friendly features such as tables, summaries, and an Arabic/English index for fast cross-referencing
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    'The author has accomplished the noble goal of user-friendliness, while simultaneously presenting numerous intricate, interwoven details, and this, in and of itself, makes it an ideal text for a course in the structure of MSA.' WORD

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2005
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521833776
    • length: 266 pages
    • dimensions: 249 x 175 x 23 mm
    • weight: 0.63kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Sound verbs
    2. Derived forms of the verbs
    3. Hamzated verbs
    4. Doubled verbs
    5. Weak verbs
    6. Assimilated verbs
    7. Hollow verbs
    8. Defective verbs
    9. Nouns
    10. Syntax
    11. Types of sentences
    12. Cardinal numbers
    13. Ordinal numbers.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Arabic I
    • Arabic Language and Culture, I
    • Arabic Language and Literature
    • Beginner Arabic
    • Elementary Arabic 2
    • Introduction to Arabic Grammar
    • Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic 1
  • Author

    Eckehard Schulz, Universität Leipzig
    Eckehard Schulz is Professor of Arabic Language and Linguistics at the University of Leipzig, an experienced teacher and translator of Arabic and the author of several books in related fields.

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