I Was Not Created to Stay (Jordanian)

I Was Not Created to Stay (Jordanian)

(2 customer reviews)

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Format

PDF eBook

Level

B1, B2

Length

45 pages

Audio?

Yes

In the life of all human beings, there is a specific person or event that changes your entire life and turns it upside down. This is Joury’s story.

This book is specifically Jordanian 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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2 reviews for I Was Not Created to Stay (Jordanian)

  1. Laura

    Laura (verified owner)

    This is the second book I read from the collection and I loved it. It was a little bit more challenging than the previous one and this challenge was most welcome. I am a firm believer of the comprehensible input theory and as I understood ca 95% of the text without tashkeel and translation, I truly felt immersed in the story.

    I will continue to purchase these little stories, I am finding them truly beneficial.

  2. Ian

    TMED

    I have six of the Levantine Arabic books now, 3 Jordanian and 3 Palestinian Arabic. I have to stay that these are superb resources for anyone wishing to learn colloquial, authentic Arabic as most people speak it in either Jordan and Palestine and of course across the Levant.

    I have loads of other resources Lingualism has put out in Levantine and all have furthered my speaking ability, confirmed by many native Arabic speakers I have engaged with. These latest story offerings are sorely needed in the marketplace and considering they come with audio as well, I cannot recommend them highly enough. All stories are engaging and insightful into Arabic usage but also into cultural nuance, so important when trying to gain a foothold into another language speaker’s world. This is not a paid review but a customer review who has invested time and money into many of Lingualism’s resources. Go on, buy these and take a massisve step toward your language achievement goals!

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