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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: In stock
  • 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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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2005
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521833776
    • length: 264 pages
    • dimensions: 253 x 177 x 22 mm
    • weight: 0.674kg
    • availability: In stock
  • 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.

  • 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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