Dear Uncle Jassim (Syrian)

Dear Uncle Jassim (Syrian)

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PDF eBook


B1, B2


50 pages



Emad gives his students an impossible assignment: Write a letter to a relative who has emigrated, convincing them to return to Syria. What arguments will they make? And will this convince Emad to give up his plans to go to Germany?

This book is specifically Syrian Arabic.

The  Levantine Arabic Readers series aims to provide learners with much-needed exposure to authentic language. The fifteen books in the series are at a similar level (B1-B2) and can be read in any order. The stories are a fun and flexible tool for building vocabulary, improving language skills, and developing overall fluency. 

The main text is presented on even-numbered pages with tashkeel (diacritics) to aid in reading, while parallel English translations on odd-numbered pages are there to help you better understand new words and idioms. A second version of the text is given at the back of the book, without the distraction of tashkeel and translations, for those who are up to the challenge.

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