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Al-Kitaab fii Tacallum al-cArabiyya: A Textbook for Intermediate ArabicPart Two, Third Edition, Student's Edition
by Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud Al-Batal and Abbas Al-Tonsi
Georgetown University Press, 2011
Paper: 978-1-58901-962-1
Library of Congress Classification PJ6307.B78 2011
Dewey Decimal Classification 492.782421


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Al-Kitaab Part Two, Third Edition is the third book in the bestselling Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program textbook series. Part Two focuses on strengthening reading and writing skills while continuing to grow conversation skills. This comprehensive program is designed for students in second-year or equivalent Arabic courses.

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FEATURES of Al-Kitaab Part Two, Third Edition

• Three varieties of Arabic—Egyptian, Levantine, and formal Arabic—presented using color-coded words and phrases• Extensive grammar explanations and activation drills, including discussions about colloquial and formal similarities and differences• Authentic texts that develop reading comprehension skills • Video dialogues and stories from everyday life in both Egyptian and Levantine to reinforce vocabulary in culturally rich contexts, available to stream on• Continues the story of Maha and Khalid in formal Arabic and Egyptian, and Nasreen and Tariq in Levantine• Arabic–English and English-Arabic glossaries, reference charts, and a grammar index

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