Gateway to Arabic is a well-structured, progressive course that
has been carefully designed to teach Arabic in a non-Arabic-speaking environment to learners from a broad age range. It contains a wealth of exercises to reinforce vocabulary acquisition and the understanding and application of points of grammar. Extensive research and piloting ensure that materials are easy to learn from and to teach.
Gateway to Arabic Book Four focuses on family relationships and life in the home. It builds upon the student’s knowledge of past, present, and imperative verbs by introducing some hollow, doubled root letter and ‘hamzated’ verb forms. Each topic is supported by realistic passages of dialogue to enable the student to gain greater confidence and fluency in using Arabic.
This book covers:
- Family relationships
- Home and family life
- Asking for and giving directions Telling the time
- Extensive dialogue practice
- Doubled root letter verbs
- Hollow verbs
- Verbs with an initial alif or waw
- Verbs with a medial or final hamza
- Interrogative particles
- Rules governing hamza