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Complete Arabic Beginner to Intermediate Course

(Book and audio support)

By Frances Smart

  • Mixed media product
  • £29.99

Discover a new and effective way to learn Arabic. With 17 units covering the four key skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening, this best-selling course comprises a book and online audio support.

Do you want to develop a solid understanding of Arabic and communicate confidently with others?
Through authentic conversations, vocabulary building, grammar explanations and extensive practice and review, Complete Arabic will equip you with the skills you need to use Arabic in a variety of settings and situations, developing your cultural awareness along the way.

What will I achieve by the end of the course?
By the end of Complete Arabic you will have a solid intermediate-level grounding in the four key skills - reading, writing, speaking and listening - and be able to communicate with confidence and accuracy.

Is this course for me?
If you want to move confidently from beginner to intermediate level, this is the course for you. It's perfect for the self-study learner, with a one-to-one tutor, or for the beginner classroom. It can also be used as a refresher course.

What do I get?
-17 learning units plus verbs reference and word glossary and revision section
-Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick
-Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening, and speaking
-Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner
-Culture notes - learn about the people and places of the Arabic speaking world
-Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims
-Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavor of real spoken Arabic
-Test Yourself - see and track your own progress

*Complete Arabic maps from Novice Low to Advanced Low level proficiency of ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and from A1 Beginner to B1/B2 Upper Intermediate level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines.

The audio for this course can be downloaded from the Teach Yourself Library app or streamed at library.teachyourself.com.

What else can I use to learn Arabic?
If you require an absolute Beginner course, you can try our Get Started in Arabic Absolute Beginner course: 9781444174966

Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.

Biographical Notes

Jack Smart taught Arabic at university level for over thirty years. He lived and worked in Egypt, Sudan and the Gulf. Frances Altorfer has many years' experience teaching languages and has spent time living in the Middle East. As well as Arabic, she knows Swahili and several European languages.

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  • ISBN: 9781444195163
  • Publication date: 09 Mar 2017
  • Page count: 400
  • Imprint: Teach Yourself
Jack Smart [author of Complete Arabic] was a brilliant and engaging teacher whose enthusiasm and on-the-ground experience helped bring the subject alive for me. — Jim Muir, BBC Correspondent, Middle East
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