A Textbook for Intermediate Arabic
Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud Al-Batal, and Abbas Al-Tonsi
Al-Kitaab Part Two, Third Edition with Website is the third book in the bestselling Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program textbook series. Part Two focuses on strengthening reading and writing skills while continuing to grow conversation skills. This comprehensive program is designed for students in second-year or equivalent Arabic courses. The accompanying companion website–included with the book–offers fully integrated exercises to use alongside the text.
• Three varieties of Arabic—Egyptian, Levantine, and formal Arabic—presented using color-coded words and phrases
• Extensive grammar explanations and activation drills, including discussions about colloquial and formal similarities and differences
• Authentic texts that develop reading comprehension skills
• Video dialogues and stories from everyday life in both Egyptian and Levantine to reinforce vocabulary in culturally rich contexts, available to stream on the Publisher’s website
• Continues the story of Maha and Khalid in formal Arabic and Egyptian, and Nasreen and Tariq in Levantine
• Arabic-English and English-Arabic glossaries, reference charts, and a grammar index
For Instructors: Separate print Teacher’s Editions of the Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program are no longer available. Instead, instructors should submit exam and desk copy requests using ISBN 978-1-64712-191-4. Instructors may request an answer key, which contains the answers to exercises found in the textbook, separately.
". . . the learning experience offered by this last edition is much more authentic and insightful. . ."—MELA Notepad
". . . a practical textbook well suited for Arabic teaching and learning."—MELA Notepad
"There is much to like here."—Al-'Arabiyya Journal
Kristen Brustad was an associate professor of Arabic at the University of Texas at Austin until her retirement in 2019.
Mahmoud Al-Batal is a professor of Arabic at the American University of Beirut.
Abbas Al-Tonsi is a former senior lecturer at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar.
368 pp., 8.5 x 11
368 pp., 8.5 x 11