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Focus on Contemporary Arabic (Conversations with Native Speakers)

Focus on Contemporary Arabic (Conversations with Native Speakers)
Author: Shukri B. Abed
ISBN 13: 9780300109481
ISBN 10: 300109482
Edition: Pap/DVD
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 2006-11-06
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
List Price: $49.00

Focus on Contemporary Arabic is the fifth volume in the Conversations with Native Speakers series, which strives to offer pioneering multimedia language materials to students at the intermediate and advanced levels. These programs consist of a slim, user-friendly student textbook and an accompanying DVD that contains interviews with a variety of native speakers filmed in the target language. These speakers represent all areas of the cultural spectrum, offering a realistic view of the diversity of the native-speaking populations of the target language. The interviews on the DVD broach an assortment of socially and culturally relevant topics and present students of the language with a glimpse into the complexity of both the language and the culture.