Basic Emirati Arabic: A grammar and workbook

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Basic Emirati Arabic: A Grammar and Workbook is an elementary-level grammar book of the variety of Gulf Arabic spoken in the United Arab Emirates. In this book, a series of compact units provide brief and concise descriptions of the fundamental grammatical structures, accompanied by examples drawn from Emirati native language speakers and several exercises assessing the learner's understanding and mastery of the grammatical structure discussed. A key to these exercises is also provided so that learners can self-assess their progress and obtain immediate feedback. This book is intended for beginner learners who would like to engage with this variety of Arabic and learn its basic grammatical structure through practice. It is additionally a valuable tool for language teachers of Emirati and Gulf Arabic as well as learners of Modern Standard Arabic who would like access to a basic reference of the dialect.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages170
ISBN (Electronic)9781003859475
ISBN (Print)9781032335711
Publication statusPublished - Mar 26 2024

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities
  • General Social Sciences


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