Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info

New from Oxford University Press!


It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

New from Cambridge University Press!


Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

Book Information

Sun Image

Title: An Introduction to Moroccan Arabic and Culture
Written By: Abdellah Chekayri

An Introduction to Moroccan Arabic and Culture and the accompanying
multimedia DVD are designed to enable students to communicate effectively
using Moroccan Arabic. Since Moroccan Arabic is rarely written or used in
formal communication, the strength of the book lies in training learners in
speaking and listening skills that can be used in everyday situations.

The book uses Romanized transcription alongside Arabic script for the first three
chapters and thereafter only the Arabic script. It also includes a glossary and
answer key. It requires approximately 120 contact hours, plus 180-240 additional
hours of preparation outside class. A novice student should reach the
intermediate-mid level of proficiency by the end of this course.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Moroccan
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1589016939
ISBN-13: 9781589016934
Pages: 544
Prices: U.S. $ 59.95