Kalaam Kull Yoom 1
Kalaam Kull Yoom 1
A1, A2, B1
- The 16 chapters focus on everyday situations such as transportation, eating out, socializing, and health.
- Each chapter includes several mini-dialogues and an extended dialogue in authentic, everyday Egyptian Arabic.
- Arabic script with phonemic transcription and English translations.
- Hundreds of language and culture notes.
- Lists of key vocabulary and expressions.
Kalaam Kull Yoom 1: Situational Egyptian Arabic is designed to help elementary and intermediate learners succeed at critical moments during everyday communicative tasks. This is the first of two books in a series.
- Taking a Taxi
- Asking for Directions
- Taking the Subway
- Taking a Microbus
- Taking a Train
- At the Airport
- At a Restaurant
- At the Coffee House
- Making Small Talk
- Visiting Someone’s Home
- Making Appointments
- At the Doctor’s
- At the Pharmacy
- At the Gym
- At a Barbershop
- At a Beauty Salon
This is not a course book with chapters that build on each other and need to be studied in order. Use the Table of Contents at the front of the book (also located on the back cover of the paperback edition, for your convenience) to find the topic that interests you for your immediate or future communicative goals. Of course, you’re not going to go out into the real world and have conversations with people that follow the dialogues line by line. The purpose of the dialogues is to teach you different words and phrases that you can use and that you may hear. Synonyms, alternative expressions, and supplementary vocabulary are provided to help you form your own sentences to express yourself and to be prepared for the variety of possible things you may hear Egyptians say to you.
By studying the dialogues, learning new vocabulary and key expressions, and listening to the accompanying audio, you will soon find yourself able to express yourself with confidence and understand people in Egypt with fewer misunderstandings.
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