2007 University Press Books


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Brodsky, David

French Verbs Made Simple(r)

342 pp., 6 1/8" x 9 1/4", index of verbs, $19.95 paper, CIP included

September 2006

University of Texas Press

Unlike popular verb guides that require the rote memorization of hundreds of verb forms, this book clearly explains the rules that govern the conjugation of all classes of French verbs--especially the irregular ones that give second-language learners the most trouble.

LC 2005030902, ISBN 978-0-292-71472-4




Alkalesi, Yasin M.

Modern Iraqi Arabic with MP3 Files: A Textbook Second Edition

344 pp., 7" x 10", illus., map, CD, $49.95 paper, CIP included

October 2006

Georgetown University Press

Modern Iraqi Arabic with MP3 Files is an introductory textbook--suitable for classroom or self-study--for those with no previous knowledge of Arabic or those who know Arabic but want to learn the Iraqi dialect. A detailed discussion of the consonants, vowels, and other characteristics of Iraqi phonetics--including pronunciation exercises on the CD--serves the needs of travelers, businesspeople, diplomats, archaeologists, and scholars who want to learn to speak the language quickly and efficiently.

LC 2006043984, ISBN 978-1-58901-130-4




Brustad, Kristen, Abbas Al-Tonsi, and Mahmoud Al-Batal

Al-Kitaab fii Ta callum al-cArabiyya: A Textbook for Arabic: Part Two Second Edition

452 pp., 8 1/2" x 11", 3 DVDs, $54.95 paper, CIP included

January 2006

Georgetown University Press

Each lesson of A Texbook for Arabic: Part Two centers on a text that deals with a social, historical, literary, or cultural issue. In addition to the main reading text, students will also find additional authentic texts for reading and listening comprehension, vocabulary and grammar exercises, close listening and speaking activities, and cultural background for the reading. Includes three DVDs bound into the book that feature contextualized vocabulary, cultural background and illustrations, and new listening comprehension materials with each lesson.

LC 2005049053, ISBN 978-1-58901-096-3



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