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LINGUIST List 20.2687

Wed Aug 05 2009

Books: Applied Linguistics: Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi

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        1.    Jackie Beilhart, DVD of Levantine Videos for Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program: Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi

Message 1: DVD of Levantine Videos for Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program: Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi
Date: 01-Jul-2009
From: Jackie Beilhart <jb594georgetown.edu>
Subject: DVD of Levantine Videos for Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program: Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi
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Title: DVD of Levantine Videos for Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program
Subtitle: From Alif Baa to Al-Kitaab Part Three
Published: 2009
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
                http://www.press.georgetown.edu

Book URL: http://press.georgetown.edu/detail.html?id=9781589015098

Author: Kristen Brustad
Author: Mahmoud Al-Batal
Author: Abbas Al-Tonsi
Video: ISBN: 9781589015098 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 22.50
Abstract:

One of the distinguishing features of the Al-Kitaab program is its
introduction of dialects alongside Modern Standard Arabic. In the dialogue
sections of each of the four volumes and on the multimedia, students can
follow the story of Maha and Khalid in the Egyptian dialect. The DVD of
Levantine Videos for Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program provides comparable
dialect materials now in the Levantine dialect. Filmed entirely in
Damascus, these video dialogues have been "translated" to reflect the
greater Levantine language and culture and follow the parallel story of two
new characters, Nasreen and Tariq. The DVD features Levantine versions of
all the dialogue clips that correspond to each of the program's four
volumes, from Alif Baa through Al-Kitaab Part Three.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, South Levantine Spoken (ajp)

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=42339


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