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Arabic Textbooks for Scheduled Courses

Course materials are not included in the course fee and can be purchased from the SOAS bookshop bookshop@soas.ac.uk

Material covered in all Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) courses:

Language

Level

Units

Course Materials

MSA

Beginners 1

 1 to 8

Wightwick, Jane, and Mahmoud Gaafar. Mastering Arabic. 3rd ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

MSA

Beginners 2

8 to 14

Wightwick, Jane, and Mahmoud Gaafar. Mastering Arabic. 3rd ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

MSA

Beginners 3

1 to 5

 

 

 

 

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Maʻa Aqrāṣ DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

MSA

Elementary 1

6, 7, 8

 

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Maʻa Aqrāṣ DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

MSA

Elementary 2/ Lower Intermediate 2

9,10, 11

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Maʻa Aqrāṣ DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

MSA

Lower Intermediate 3

12,13,14

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Maʻa Aqrāṣ DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

MSA

Upper Intermediate 1

15,16,17

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Maʻa Aqrāṣ DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

MSA

Upper Intermediate 2

18,19,20

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Maʻa Aqrāṣ DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

MSA

Upper Intermediate 3

 1and 2

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Ma’a Aqrās DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2006. Print.

Plus extra supporting material                 

MSA

Pre-Advanced 1

3 and 4

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Ma’a Aqrās DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2006. Print.

Plus  extra supporting material

MSA

Pre-Advanced 2

5 and 6

 

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Ma’a Aqrās DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2006. Print.

Plus  extra supporting material

MSA

Pre-Advanced 3

7 and 8

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Ma’a Aqrās DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2006. Print.

Plus  extra supporting material

MSA

Advanced 1

9 and 10

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Ma’a Aqrās DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2006. Print.

Plus  extra supporting materials

MSA

Advanced 2

 

Authentic material provided by the teacher

MSA

Advanced 3

 

Authentic material provided by the teacher

MSA

Proficiency 1

 

Authentic material provided by the teacher

MSA

Proficiency 2

 

Authentic material provided by the teacher

MSA

Proficiency 3

 

Authentic material provided by the teacher

MSA

Proficiency Continuers

 

Authentic material provided by the teacher

Modern Standard Arabic - Accelerated Courses

Language

Levels

Units

Course Materials

MSA

Accelerated Beginners 1 + Beginners 2

1 to 14

Wightwick, Jane, and Mahmoud Gaafar. Mastering Arabic. 3rd ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

MSA

Accelerated Beginners 3 + Elementary 1

1 to 8

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Maʻa Aqrāṣ DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington,

D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

MSA

Accelerated Elementary 2 +  Elementary 3

9 to 14

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Maʻa Aqrāṣ DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

MSA

Accelerated Pre-intermediate 1 + Pre-intermediate 2

15 to 20

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Maʻa Aqrāṣ DVD, Part One.2nd ed.  Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

MSA

Accelerated Pre-intermediate 3 + Intermediate 1

1 to 4

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Ma’a Aqrās DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2006. Print.

Plus  extra supporting material

MSA

Accelerated Intermediate 2 + Intermediate 3

5 to 8

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, Ma’a Aqrās DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2006. Print.

Plus  extra supporting material

Intensives (Easter or Summer)

MSA

Summer/Easter

Intensive Beginners

20 hours

Wightwick, Jane, and Mahmoud Gaafar. Mastering Arabic. 3rd ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

MSA

Summer/Easter

Intensive Elementary

20 hours

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Taʻallum Al-ʻarabīyah, Maʻa Aqrāṣ DVD, Part One. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2004. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Material covered in all other courses:

Language Level Course Materials

Colloquial Egyptian Arabic

Beginners, 1, 2, 3

Louis, Samia. Kallimni ʻarabi Bishweesh: A Beginners’ Course in Spoken Egyptian Arabic. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2008. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Colloquial Egyptian Arabic

Beginners and Lower Intermediate, 1, 2 & 3

Louis, Samia, and A Soliman. Kallimni Arabi: An Intermediate Course in Spoken Egyptian Arabic. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2007. Print.

Plus extra supporting material provided by the teacher

Colloquial Egyptian Arabic

Upper Intermediate

Louis, Samia, and Nessim Guirges. Kallimni 'Arabi Aktar: An Upper Intermediate Course In Spoken Egyptian Arabic. Cairo [u.a.]: American Univ. in Cairo Press, 2008. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Colloquial Egyptian Arabic

Advanced and Proficiency

Tonsi, Abbas, and Heba Salem. Umm Al-Dunya. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2012. Print.

Plus extra supporting material provided by the teacher

Levantine Arabic

Beginners

Liddicoat, Mary-Jane, Richard Lennane, and Iman Abdul Rahim. Syrian Colloquial Arabic. Griffith, A.C.T.: M. Liddicoat & R. Lennane, 1999. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Levantine Arabic

Lower and Upper Intermediate

Liddicoat, Mary-Jane, Richard Lennane, and Iman Abdul Rahim. Syrian Colloquial Arabic. Griffith, A.C.T.: M. Liddicoat & R. Lennane, 1999. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Levantine Arabic

Advanced

And Proficiency

Liddicoat, Mary-Jane, Richard Lennane, and Iman Abdul Rahim. Syrian Colloquial Arabic. Griffith, A.C.T.: M. Liddicoat & R. Lennane, 1999. Print.

Plus extra supporting material

Qur'anic Arabic

 All

Hamid, Abdul Wahid. Access To Qur'anic Arabic. London: MELS Muslim Education & Literary Services, 2003. Print.

Plus materials provided by the teacher

Arabic for Native Speakers

Elementary 1,2,3

Brustad, Kristen, Mahmoud Al-Batal, and ʻAbbās Tūnisī. Al-Kitaab Fii Taʻallum Al-ʻarabiyya, Part One. 3rd Edition. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2011. Print.

Plus materials provided by the teacher

Arabic for Native Speakers

Intermediate 1,2,3

Brustad, Kristen, Mahmoud Al-Batal, and ʻAbbās Tūnisī. Al-Kitaab Fii Taʻallum Al-ʻarabiyya, Part Two. 3rd Edition. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2011. Print. Plus materials provided by the teacher