Shou fi ma fi? : Intermediate Levantine Arabic
Rajaa Chouairi and Mahdi Alosh (2011)
An intermediate-level course comprising a textbook with accompanying MP3 soundfiles available on the Yale Press website at: http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks/shoufimafi/.
Aim is to improve oral communication in Levantine Arabic (spoken in Syria, Lebanon, the Holy Land and western Jordan) using Classical Arabic for comparison where differences of pronunciation and/or grammar occur.
Provides a real insight into the way of life in these areas and include many informal, colloquial exchanges that visitors may be likely to encounter.
AR LEVANT 4 Open access