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 grammar. Extensive research and piloting ensure that the materials are easy to learn from and to teach.
Gateway to Arabic Book Seven focuses on Arabic verb forms five to ten in a comprehensive manner, covering regular and irregular verbs in their various tenses. It builds upon the student’s knowledge of the subjunctive and jussive moods introduced in Book Six. The key theme running throughout the book is foreign travel, and the student will cover a variety of situations ranging from air travel, lost luggage and currency exchange to taking a taxi and booking a hotel room. Passages of dialogue and extensive exercises enable the student to put into practice the knowledge he or she has acquired, thereby reinforcing the learning process.
This book covers:
- Air travel
- Dealing with lost luggage
- Booking a hotel room
- Taking a taxi
- Exchanging money
- Regular and irregular Form V, VI, VII, VIII, IX and X verbs in the past, present, imperative, subjunctive and jussive tenses and moods
- Sample verb templates to aid conjugation
- An extensive range of verbs and vocabulary