Gateway to Arabic Book Four focuses on family relationships and life in the home. It builds upon the student's knowledge of past; present and imperative verbs by introducing some hollow; doubled root letter and 'hamzated' verb forms. Each topic is reinforced through the provision of realistic dialogues to enable the student to gain greater confidence and fluency in using Arabic.
This book covers:
Home and family life
Asking for and giving directions
Telling the time
Extensive dialogue practice
Doubled root letter verbs
Verbs with an initial alif or waw
Verbs with a medial or final hamza
Rules governing hamza
Cardinal numbers from 20 to 99 and ordinal numbers from 1 to 19 and the rules governing their use.
A comprehensive listing of the nouns used in the book; together with their plural forms
A list of the past tense of 115 verbs used in the book; together with their present tense forms