Advanced Arabic Literary Reader

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Advanced Arabic Literary Reader is a truly representative collection of literary extracts from across the Arabic-speaking world. Extracts from each country in the Arab world have been carefully selected, with a balance of both male and female writers and prominent and emerging voices, providing a unique window into the Arab world.

Suitable for both class use and independent study, each extract is supported by an introduction to the author, pre-reading questions, comprehension questions and discussion questions. These activities are designed to help learners expand and reinforce their vocabuarly, develop their oral and written proficiency and stimulate further exploration of the cultural and historcial background of the texts.

Written entirely in Arabic, the Advanced Arabic Literary Reader is an essential text for advanced students who wish to further their reading, speaking, and writing ability in Modern Standard Arabic. Free audio recordings of the extracts are available online to enable students to improve listening skills.