The Essential Arabic: A Learner's Practical Guide
By: Rafi'el Imad Faynan
Contents Preface. Introduction. 1. The subject and the predicate. 2. The prepositions. 3. The delayed subject. 4. The personal pronouns. 5. The construct state. 6. The noun qualified and the adjective. 7. The past tense verb. 8. The present tense verb. 9. The imperative verb. 10. The negative imperative verb. 11. The miscellany important grammatical terms. 12. The weak verb. 13. The adverb of time. 14. The adverb of place. 15. The doubled verb. 16. The dual and the dual in construct state. 17. The broken plural. 18. The sound masculine plural. 19. The sound feminine plural. 20. The passive verb. Index. This practical guide to modern Arabic is presented in a very simple and easy to grasp style. Unique in its approach it explains the language by analyzing sample sentences in the kind of crystal clear manner which leaves a lasting impression on the reader's mind. The step by step approach of this easy to use guide will be found useful not only for beginners but also for more advanced students. It can also be a handy tool for teachers of the language. One is finally left wondering how the hitherto dreaded learning of Arabic could have been made so delightfully simple. 184 pp.