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Revisiting Levels of Contemporary Arabic in Egypt = Essays on Arabic Varieties in Memory of El-Said Badawi

Author :  Zeinab A. Taha

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  • Country United Kingdom
  • Publisher The American University in Cairo Press
  • ISBN9789774169663
  • FormatHardBound
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Year of Publication2020
  • Bib. Info336 p,150 x 230 x 30.48mm
  • CategoriesLanguage Teaching & Learning Material & Coursework
  • Product Weight598 gms.
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Revisiting Levels of Contemporary Arabic in Egypt explores three broad but interconnected areas: Arabic varieties in context, challenges to El-Said Badawi’s Levels model, and the pedagogical implications of varying levels in teaching Arabic as a foreign language. It not only discusses the current applicability of Badawi’s model to contexts such as contemporary Egyptian newspapers and Facebook, but looks at empirical data related to colloquial varieties in Egypt and elsewhere, the role of context in their current use, and the approaches to documenting and deriving colloquial lexicons. It also examines linguistic styles in different genres and contexts and for different audiences.

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