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FROM MSA to CA A Beginner's Guide to Transitioning to Colloquial Arabic

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Names: Gomaa, Lina
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245 00|aFROM MSA to CA|bA Beginner's Guide to Transitioning to Colloquial Arabic
264 2|aMinneapolis :|bOpen Textbook Library,|c2015
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505 0 |aIntroduction -- Abbreviations and Acronyms -- Chapter 1 -- A: Transitioning to CA:Final voweling and greeting terms in MSA and CA -- B: Greetings and ending conversations -- 1. Formal greetings conversation: at work -- 2. Informal greetings conversation: -- 3. Practice: Complete the dialogue -- C: Cultural insight: Ending a conversation in a culturally acceptable manner -- Chapter 2 -- A: Transitioning to CA: WH Question words in MSA and CA -- Examples of using WH words in short dialogues -- B: Requests -- 1. Taxi -- 2. Requesting train tickets -- 3. At the restaurant -- 4. Practice: Complete the dialogue -- C: Cultural insights: Giving directions -- 7 -- From MSA to CA: A Beginner's guide for transitioning into Colloquial Arabic -- Chapter 3 -- A: Transitioning to CA: Verb tenses -- B: Dialogues -- 1. At the sports club (present tense -- 2. Missing a lecture at the university (future tense -- 3.What did you do yesterday? (past tense -- 4. Practice: Complete the dialogue -- C: Cultural insights: Phone conversations and communicating among different age groups in the Arab world -- Chapter 4 -- A: Transitioning to CA: Negation in MSA vs CA -- Mini-Dialogues: Examples of using negations and invitations -- B: Accepting and rejecting invitations -- 1. Accepting an invitation to lunch -- 2. Politely rejecting an invitation to an outing -- 3. Practice: Complete the dialogue -- C: Cultural insights: Tips on dealing with culturally sensitive situations -- Glossary
520 0 |aThis book is for students who have studied Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) for one year or more and would like to learn colloquial Arabic basics using their knowledge of MSA. It aims at transitioning learners from Novice Mid level to Intermediate Low through presenting situations useful for living in an Arab country. The book has several features including hyperlinks, practice dialogues with open answers, cultural tips, and more. To access the audio files to accompany this book, please visithttp://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/pdxopen/8/
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856 40|uhttps://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/255|yConnect to eTextbook|z(Available to all.)

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