Category Archives: Arabic Dialect

Arabic Proverbs: Illustrated from Their Proverbial Sayings Current at Cairo

Arabic Proverbs: Illustrated from Their Proverbial Sayings Current at Cairo

Arabic Proverbs


IT may be as well to state, that the lectures which are here published were never delivered as a complete course, but only one here and two there, as matter gradually grew under my hands ; yet so that very much the greater part of what is contained in this volume has been at one time or another actually delivered.
Although I have always taken a lively interest in national proverbs, I had no intention at the first of making a book about them ; but only selected the subject as one which I thought, though I was not confident of this, might afford me sufficient material for a single lecture, which I had undertaken some time ago to deliver. I confess that I was at the time almost…

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Moroccan Arabic: A Competency Based Curriculum

Learning Moroccan Arabic

الدارجــة المغربية Moroccan dialect
هـيئة السلام بالمغرب by Peace corps Morocco

Moroccan Arabic: A Competency Based Curriculum, Beginning & Intermediate Students

 The textbook in introductory and intermediate Moroccan Arabic is designed for the language and cultural training of Peace Corps volunteers in Morocco and is intended for both teacher and student use. The contents and design are based on a competency-based curriculum model. An introductory section presents general principles for use of Arabic script and for Moroccan Arabic phonology and transliteration, and contains 16 pronunciation drills. Each of the subsequent lesson outlines contains a topic, performance objective, cultural notes, vocabulary list with Arabic script and English transliteration, linguistic structures, and grammar notes. Lesson topics represent a variety of daily living skills and activities, including greetings and introductions, giving and getting personal information, money, travelling, discussing personal experiences, making plans, asking clarification, shopping, bargaining, using the telephone, using postal services, hotels, food and meals, making tea, dealing with local authorities, explaining Peace Corps work, personal interests, invitations, discussing acceptable behavior, and health and illness. Appended materials include cultural information about holidays and festivals, etiquette, idioms and social situations, notes on conjunctions, prepositions, and noun and adjective derivation, a verb list, and meaning and spelling of common names. (MSE)
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Colloquial Arabic (Levantine): The Complete Course for Beginners

Colloquial Arabic (Levantine): The Complete Course for Beginners

L. Mcloughlin “Colloquial Arabic (Levantine): The Complete Course for Beginners”

Colloquial Arabic (Levantine) Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Arabic (Levantine). No previous knowledge of the language is required. What makes Colloquial Arabic your best choice in personal language learning?* interactive – lots of dialogues and exercises for regular practice

* clear – concise grammar notes* practical- useful vocabulary and pronunciation guide

* complete – including answer key and special reference section

By the end of this rewarding course you will be able to communicate confidently and effectively in a broad range of situations.

Routledge (1982-02-15) | 156 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Say It in Arabic (Egyptian dialect)

say it in Arabic

Say It in Arabic (Egyptian dialect)
Contains over 1,000 useful sentences and phrases for travel or everyday living abroad: food, shopping, medical aid, courtesy, hotels, travel, and other situations. Gives the English phrase, the foreign equivalent, and a transliteration that can be read right off. Also includes many supplementary lists, signs, and aids. All words are indexed.
Dover Publications | 1968-06-01 | 192 pages | PDF | 10 MB
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