A comprehensive introduction to Iraqi Arabic for beginners (with Iraqi-English and English-Iraqi glossaries), this is the language spoken by Muslim Baghdad residents, transcribed and t in Arabic script. It does t assume prior kwledge of Arabic. A Basic Course in Iraqi Arabic with MP3 Audio Files contains ten chapters of phology to explain the sounds, and thirty more covering grammar and vocabulary. The phology chapters all contain extensive drills. The grammar chapters start with a dialogue or brief narrative, then explain new vocabulary and points of grammar, and conclude with drills. The book is usefully enhanced with a bound-in CD with audio MP3 files to accompany the text and drills.
Georgetown University Press
Date of Publication
Arabic & English
Mixed media product
Language Learning (other than ELT)
Georgetown Classics in Arabic Languages and Linguistics Series