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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:

Level
Units
Course Materials

Beginners 1

 1 to 8

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

Plus extra supporting material

Beginners 2

8 to 14

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

Plus extra supporting material

Beginners 3

1 to 5

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

Plus extra supporting material

Elementary 1

6, 7, 8

 

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

Plus extra supporting material

Elementary 2

9,10, 11

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

Plus extra supporting material

Elementary 3

12,13,14

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

Plus extra supporting material

Pre-Intermediate 1

15,16,17

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

Plus extra supporting material

Pre-Intermediate 2

18, 19, 20

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

Plus extra supporting material

Pre-Intermediate 3

1 and 2

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed.

Plus extra supporting material

Intermediate 1

3 and 4

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed.

Plus  extra supporting material

Intermediate 2

5 and 6

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed.

Plus  extra supporting material

Intermediate 3

7 and 8

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed.

Plus extra supporting material

Upper Intermediate 1

9 and 10

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Two. 2nd ed.

Plus extra supporting material

Upper Intermediate 2

1 and 2

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Three. Washington.

Plus extra supporting material

Upper Intermediate 3

3 and 4

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Three. Washington.

Plus extra supporting material

Pre-Advanced 1

5 and 6

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Three. Washington.

Plus extra supporting material

Pre-Advanced 2

7 and 8

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Three. Washington.

Plus extra supporting material

Pre-Advanced 3

9 and 10

Brustad, Kristen et al. Al-Kitāb Fī Ta’allum Al-‘arabīyah, With DVD, Part Three. Washington.

Plus extra supporting material

Advanced 1

Authentic material provided by the teacher

Advanced 2

 

Authentic material provided by the teacher

Advanced 3

 

Authentic material provided by the teacher

Proficiency 1

 

Authentic material provided by the teacher

Proficiency 2

 

Authentic material provided by the teacher

Proficiency 3

 

Authentic material provided by the teacher

Proficiency Continuers

Authentic material provided by the teacher

Material covered in other Arabic courses:

Language
Level
Course Materials

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

Egyptian Arabic

Beginners & 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

Egyptian Arabic

Upper Intermediate 1, 2 & 3

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

Egyptian Arabic

Advanced & Proficiency

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

Plus extra supporting material

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 & 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 & 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 extra supporting material

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 extra supporting material

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 extra supporting material

Modern Standard Arabic - Accelerated Courses

MSA Accelerated Beginners 1 + 2

Wightwick, Jane, and Mahmoud Gaafar. Mastering Arabic. 3rd ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Print. Units 1-14

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Accelerated Beginners 3 + Elementary 1

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 & 3

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

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

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

Plus extra supporting material

MSA Accelerated

Intermediate 2 & 3

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

Plus extra supporting material