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Arabic Essentials


This is a web-application developed by the University of Cambridge Language Centre for basic level students of Arabic. Arabic Essentials concentrates on basic language, with 8 sections covering key spoken and written language.


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Q: What computer do I need to run the web-application?
  • A computer with a recent webbrowser (Firefox 3.0, Internet Explorer or later).
  • Headphones are recommended.
Q: How do I start the application?
  • Unzip the files into a folder.
  • Load the index.html file into a browser (Firefox is probably best, but any recent browser) and then follow the navigation from there.
  • To make it easier for future access create a shortcut to the index.html file.

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Zip file Arabic script  Zip file Arabic Numbers
Zip file Telling Time  Zip file Greetings and Pleasanteries 
Zip file Getting to Know Others  Zip file Jobs and Professions
Zip file Titles Zip file Nationalities

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