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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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Introduction -- 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

Table of Contents for: FROM MSA to CA : A Beginner's Guide to T