The written language in this book is literary Arabic, sometimes also called classical Arabic or even modern or standard Arabic. It is the language of the Quran, classical poetry, literature and the media.
Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study and class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Arabic of Egypt. No prior knowledge of the language is required.
Theories in the Arabic grammatical tradition from the time of Sībawayhi (d. end of the 8th century C.E.) to the later grammarians in the 14th century C.E. Provides a new perspective on the impact of cultural and historical developments and the founding principles of Sībawayhi's Kitāb.
The launch of a number of national translation projects, policies and awards in a number of Arab countries, together with the increasing translation from Arabic outside the Arab World, have complicated and diversified the dynamics of the translation industry in Arabic.