A Textbook for Beginning Arabic الكتاب في تعلّم العربية
This Arabic language textbook program uses a communicative, proficiency-oriented approach with integrated CD's and DVD's designed to teach modern Arabic as a living language. For anyone interested in learning modern Arabic. The series focuses on developing skills in standard Arabic and gradually introducing readers to Egyptian Arabic, the most widely spoken dialect in the Arabic-speaking world.
This highly acclaimed series is developed by educators and linguists, with the specific needs of adult language learners in mind. Each level provides approximately 150 contact hours of college-level instruction. Parts of the series have been updated with contemporary selections for reading comprehension. Series begins at the most basic, introductory level, and moves all the way through advanced proficiency. Ideal for western students. Themes are heavily cultural, not necessarily Islamic.