LISL. Before you begin, learn to recognize the following key words: vocabulary CL313;sill I formal, written Arabic A11 grammar .i...c1;c111 sentence .41.4 culture 4.e" 'ILI Vocabulary CjJ,)34,1 As in Alf Baa, vocabulary in this book will be presented in three varieties: LtJ 13 Words that are shared among two or three varieties are black in color and listed only in the ,,a4.15" I column. Sometimes words are repeated in all three columns when there is a particular pronunciation difference that we want you to hear. Occasionally, words from spoken Arabic have variant spellings, and these are given as well. Your teacher will decide which variety the class will activate. You will be expected to recognize the formal Arabic words, and you will see and hear them throughout the book. Always study the new vocabulary first with the audio so that you associate the written form with the correct pronunciation from the outset. Listen to each word several times and repeat aloud with the audio several more, until you can "hear" the word in your mind and say it easily: Meaning L7:4-'zia I 4-P42-1*/ L.7.0 WI , , L.,..9,,,-)i literature ubl really?! N1113 Mi.U13 United Nations 6.1241 t..,‘;1 which? f .. .c:511 nationality -'' I study L.)-93h u..3-1-? 9 u,o31 I live, reside ZSL, / L..)SL, ZISL, / c›5L, ;S21 she lives, resides 8L, L'Sa L., -J he lives, resides C->-LW &.s.,,,;).
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Lesson 1 LY'J A. Find out from your classmates in Arabic: