Ahlan wa Sahlan (Set): Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Beginners, Second Edition [Mahdi Alosh, Allen Clark] on *FREE* shipping on . Ahlan wa sahlan: functional modern standard Arabic for beginners / Mahdi Alosh ; revised with Allen Clark = [Ahlan wa-sahlan: al-ʻArabīyah al-waẓīfīyah. The Modern Language Journal · Volume 95, Issue 4 Ahlan wa Sahlan: Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Beginners by ALOSH, MAHDI.
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Exercises in comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, and writing attend to both form and meaning and develop functional abilities and knowledge about the Arabic sound, writing, and language systems. Sheley rated it liked it Dec 08, Goodreads helps saulan keep track of books you want to read. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Books by Mahdi Alosh. Published February 9th by Yale University Press first published Daria rated it it was amazing Oct 31, Although, that sa, this book is probably more comprehensive.
I have taken university level courses in Spanish, Japanese, and Korean before beginning Arabic, and have encountered many language textbooks of varying quality. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Jan 04, Lara rated it it was ok Shelves: Want to Read saving…. Oct 30, Alexandra rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Oct 02, Lauren is currently reading it.
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This textbook is designed to cover the first year of instruction in Modern Standard Arabic. Dee Dee rated it it was amazing Aug 04, Grammar is presented using grammar terms that sahlqn native English speakers would only learn if standagd a teaching degree, such as “nominative case.
Vocab lists can be found at the end of every chapter, and are disproportionately short to the amount of unknown vocab encountered throughout the chapter in the form of example sentences which are Not given English translations, so if you don’t understand something the entire sentence is useless to you, there is no way to contextually assign meaning to words you don’t know.
To ask wwa readers questions about Ahlan Wa Sahlanplease sign up. The CD is extremely helpful with correct pronunciation. Accompanied by an instructor’s manual and an audio program, it will teach students to read, speak, and write Arabic.
Ahlan Wa Sahlan: Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Beginners by Mahdi Alosh
It’s organized in the most asinine way, the graphics are photocopy quality, and there are misspellings and typos throughout in Arabic and English. Lori rated it it was ok Mar 10, The text presents an engaging story that involves Aulan, a Syrian student studying in the U.
Nov 15, Elizabeth rated it did not like it. Beginnees are no discussion topics on this book yet. Trivia About Ahlan Wa Sahlan: Aragic rated it liked it Oct 15, Maybe I’ll bump my rating up at a later date, if I ever get around to reviewing the text in making a further attempt to learn Arabic; at this point though, I’ll admit that my blah opinion of this book might just be a result of my blah experience in class and not through any fault of its own.
Sep 11, Doigt rated it it was ok. Nathalie Chica rated it it was amazing Dec 11, The text also provides information about the geography of the Arab world, prominent characters in history, festivities in Arab culture, the media, daily life, and the family. Return to Book Page. Honestly though, the main problem with the class was the teacher, who would yell at us for not knowing arabiic she hadn’t yet taught us and who spent inordinate amounts of time working with the several people in the class who obviously weren’t actually interested in learning in the first place.
Isa rated it really liked it Mar 24, I’m sure there are instructors out there who finctional effectively teach this book but mine is not one. I would even go as far as to say that if your university course lists this text, it is going to begihners painful even with teacher arabi. Vocab lists can be found at the end of every chapter, and are disproportionately short to the amount of unknown vocab encountered throughout the chapter in the form of exam I have taken university level courses in Spanish, Japanese, and Korean before beginning Arabic, and have encountered many language saahlan of varying quality.
So yeah, none of us got very far with it. The Arabic class I took was pretty terrible though, and, at the time, I didn’t feel like the book really helped me out a whole lot, although the accompanying CD was useful for pronunciation, I guess.
Ahlan Wa Sahlan: Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Beginners (Textbook)
Robert rated it it was ok Feb 21, Rodeo El-Sabae rated it really liked it Jul 11, A good beginner text for learning Arabic – a mix of vocabulary, grammar rules, and short stories. Honestly though, the main problem with the class was the teacher, wh I’m not entirely sure how to rate this book functionaal it’s own This is a terrible book.
Open Preview See a Problem? Arabicc bother trying to self study with this trash heap.