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Alif Baa Introduction to Arabic Letter & Sounds

Alif Baa Introduction to Arabic Letter & Sounds
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The best-selling Alif Baa is the first volume of the Al-Kitaab Arabic language program and is now available in a new third edition. In this new version of the introduction to Arabic letters and sounds, English-speaking students will find an innovative integration of colloquial and formal (spoken and written) Arabic. Together, the book and new companion website provide learners with all the material necessary to learn the sounds of Arabic, write its letters, and begin speaking Arabic, including interactive, self-correcting exercises to enhance learning. The companion website also gives instructors additional online grading options.

FEATURES- Four-color design throughout the book features over 100 illustrations and photographs

- Gives learners and instructors color-coded options for the variety of language they wish to learn in speaking: Egyptian, Levantine, or formal Arabic (MSA)

- Introduces over 200 basic vocabulary words in all three forms of spoken and written Arabic side by side, including expressions for polite social interaction, and activates them in interactive homework exercises and classroom groupwork

- Includes video dialogues in Egyptian and Levantine, filmed in Cairo and Damascus

- Includes video footage of an Arabic calligrapher, capsules on Arabic culture, and images of street signs from Morocco, Egypt, and Lebanon

- Includes new English-Arabic and Arabic-English glossaries, searchable in the companion website

- Textbook includes a convenient DVD with the basic audio and video materials (no interactive exercises) for offline study that will play in iTunes and compatible MP3 players

- New companion website (sold separately)--alkitaabtextbook.com--features a fully integrated set of interactive exercises with all the video and audio materials and additional online course management and grading options for teachers

Alif Baa provides the essential first 20-25 contact (classroom) hours of the Al-Kitaab program, accompanied by 40-50 homework hours. Students who complete Alif Baa should reach a novice-intermediate to novice-high level of proficiency.

Companion Website Minimum System Requirements: WindowsOS: Microsoft Windows 98, NT, 2000, ME, XP, Vista, 7CPU: 233MHz Pentium BasedRAM: 128MBDISPLAY:1024x768, color displayBROWSER: Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher, or Firefox version 3.0 or higherCONNECTION SPEED: A high-speed connection with throughput of 256 Kbps or more is recommended to use audio and video components.EQUIPMENT: You will need speakers or a headset to listen to audio and video components.PLUG-INS: You must have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.

MacintoshOS: Mac OSXCPU: 233MHz Power MacintoshRAM: 128MBDISPLAY:1024x768, color displayBROWSER: Firefox version 3.0 or higher, or Sarari 3.0 or higherCONNECTION SPEED: A high-speed connection with throughput of 256 Kbps or more is recommended to use audio and video components. EQUIPMENT: You will need speakers or a headset to listen to audio and video components.PLUG-INS: You must have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.

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Alkitaab Fii Taalum Al Arabiyya

Alkitaab Fii Taalum Al Arabiyya
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E-Textbooks are now available to purchase or rent through VitalSource.com! Please visit VitalSource for more information on pricing and availability.

As of January 1, 2021, Smart Sparrow Companion Websites are no longer available for any of our textbook programs. New companion websites are coming soon, and will be hosted by Lingco. Instructors may sample the new companion websites now by visiting GUPTextbooks.com/companionwebsites. The full websites will be available for fall 2021 course adoption.

Homework exercises are included in the textbook. Print answer keys are available for purchase through GUP. Ebook answer keys are available on the GUP website and VitalSource.com.

Al-Kitaab Part One, Third Edition is the second book in the bestselling Al-Kitaab Arabic Language Program. Part One uses an integrated approach to develop skills in formal and colloquial Arabic, including reading, listening, speaking, writing, and cultural knowledge. This comprehensive program is designed for students in the early stages of learning Arabic.

NEW: Audio and video content needed to complete the homework exercises is available to stream online for free on AlKitaabTextbook.com. (DVDs that once featured the audio and video are now obsolete and no longer included in the books.)

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- Three varieties of Arabic--Egyptian, Levantine, and formal Arabic--presented using color-coded words and phrases- Over 400 vocabulary words in three forms of Arabic, side by side- Grammar explanations and activation drills, including discussions about colloquial and formal similarities and differences- Authentic texts that develop reading comprehension skills - Video dialogues and stories from everyday life in Egyptian, formal Arabic, and Levantine to reinforce vocabulary in culturally rich contexts, available on AlKitaabTextbook.com- Presents the story of Maha and Khalid in formal Arabic and Egyptian, and Nasreen and Tariq in Levantine- Arabic-English and English-Arabic glossaries, reference charts, and a grammar index

Instructors may request complimentary print or digital Teacher's Edition exam or desk copies, which include the answer key. To request access to any of the Teacher's Edition Vital Source eTextbooks, instructors may visit VitalSource.com and select "Faculty Sampling" in the upper right corner. Please note: While answer keys are sold separately from the Student's Edition, the corresponding answer key is included in the Teacher's Edition.

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Analytical Lexicon to the Septuagint (Expanded Edition)

Analytical Lexicon to the Septuagint (Expanded Edition)
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APOSTOLIC FATHERS GREEK TEXTS & ENG 3RD

APOSTOLIC FATHERS GREEK TEXTS & ENG 3RD
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Following the publication of his revised translations in The Apostolic Fathers in English, 3rd ed., Michael Holmes, a leading expert on these texts, offers a thoroughly revised and redesigned bilingual edition, featuring Greek (or Latin) and English on facing pages. Introductions and bibliographies are generous and up to date. In the textual apparatus, existing notes have been revised and expanded, and well over 200 new notes have been added. This handsome and handy one-volume, thin-paper edition will be an essential resource for students and scholars and a joy to book lovers.
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Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar 4th Edition

Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar 4th Edition
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Clear. Understandable. Carefully organized. Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar by William D. Mounce is the standard textbook for colleges and seminaries. Since its initial publication in 1993 its integrated approach has helped more than 250,000 students learn New Testament Greek.

The fourth edition of Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar has been updated throughout based on continuing feedback from professors, students, self-learners, and homeschoolers, making it even more effective for today's students. Other improvements have been made based on recent developments in scholarship.

The key to the effectiveness of Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar in helping students learn is in how it introduces them to the language. Students learn about the features of the Greek language in a logical order, with each lesson building upon the one before it. Unnecessary obstacles that discourage students and hinder progress are removed, such as rote memorization of endless verbal paradigms. Instead, students receive encouragement along the way to assure them they are making the necessary progress. Detailed discussions are also included at key junctures to help students grasp important concepts.

By the time students have worked their way through Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar they will have learned:

  • The Greek Alphabet
  • Vocabulary for words occurring 50 times or more in the Greek New Testament
  • The Greek noun system
  • The Greek verbal system, including indicative and nonindicative verbs, and participles
  • A robust suite of learning aids is available for purchase to be used alongside the textbook to help students excel in their studies. These include a workbook, video lectures for each chapter featuring the author, flashcards keyed to vocabulary in each chapter, a laminated quick study sheet with key concepts, and audio of the vocabulary for each chapter to aid in acquisition.

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    Basics of Biblical Greek Workbook 4th Edition

    Basics of Biblical Greek Workbook 4th Edition
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    This expanded and updated workbook is designed with the student in mind and intended for use with the standard-setting Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar textbook, now in its fourth edition.

    Two optional chapters have been added to the Basics of Biblical Greek Workbook, allowing students to read large chunks of the biblical text and enjoy the fruits of their labor faster than ever before. Each chapter is divided into six sections and includes extensive exercises and significant biblical passages for translation.

    One of the most helpful and unique features of the workbook remains. You can go through the workbook on one of two tracks: Track One follows the workbook (and textbook) in its regular order, while Track Two is organized so you can learn verbs earlier in the course.

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    Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar 3rd Edition

    Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar 3rd Edition
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    Clear. Understandable. Carefully organized. Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar by Gary D. Pratico and Miles V. Van Pelt is the standard textbook for colleges and seminaries. Since its initial publication in 2001 its integrated approach has helped more than 80,000 students learn Biblical Hebrew.

    The third edition of Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar represents a significant updating and revision of the previous edition with the goal of providing students with the best possible tool for learning Biblical Hebrew.

    Some of the key features of this resource's effectiveness:

  • Combines the best of inductive and deductive approaches.
  • Uses actual examples from the Hebrew Old Testament rather than "made-up" illustrations
  • Emphasizes the structural pattern of the Hebrew language rather than rote memorization, resulting in a simple, enjoyable, and effective learning process
  • Employs colored text that highlights key features of nouns and verbs, allowing easy recognition of new forms
  • Includes appendices of verbal paradigms and diagnostics for fast reference and a complete vocabulary glossary
  • Displays larger font and text size, making reading easier
  • By the time students have worked their way through Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar they will have learned:

  • The Hebrew Alphabet
  • Vocabulary for words occurring 70 times or more in the Hebrew Bible
  • The Hebrew noun system
  • The Hebrew verbal system
  • A robust suite of learning aids is available for purchase to be used alongside the textbook to help students excel in their studies. These include a workbook; video lectures for each chapter featuring the author; flashcards keyed to vocabulary in each chapter; a laminated study sheet with key concepts; audio of the vocabulary for each chapter to aid in acquisition; and a compact guide to help refresh students refresh their memory on language forms, grammar, and word meanings.

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    Basics of Biblical Hebrew Workbook 3rd Edition

    Basics of Biblical Hebrew Workbook 3rd Edition
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    This updated workbook is designed with the student in mind and intended for use with the standard-setting Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar textbook.

    As students complete the assignments in the workbook, the concepts they have been learning from the main grammar textbook are reinforced, making this an invaluable study tool to enhance student learning.

    Features:

  • Hebrew alphabet and pronunciation guide.
  • Memorization assistance for all 506 Hebrew words (excluding proper names) that occur 70 times or more in the Hebrew Bible.
  • Exercises arranged in order of difficulty--beginning with parsing and identification of forms and ending with composition.
  • Larger reading texts with grammatical commentary.
  • Plenty of space for annotation.
  • Compatible with a wide variety of English Bible translations.
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    Basics of Hebrew Accents

    Basics of Hebrew Accents
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    Basics of Hebrew Accents provides readers of biblical Hebrew with a comprehensive working knowledge of accentuation. Hebrew accents can be perplexing but knowing them and their functions will help students become better readers of the Hebrew Bible. The book is an ideal tool for beginning students who are learning to read the language as well as for more advanced students who are reading and translating the Hebrew text.

    Mark Futato has carefully organized his book to emphasize accessibility while providing:

  • Clear explanations of the primary functions of Hebrew accents
  • A student-friendly presentation
  • Accessibility for independent study
  • A practical and handy reference resource for all students of the Hebrew Bible
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    June 30, 2020

    BUILDING YOUR NT GREEK VOCABULARY 3RD

    BUILDING YOUR NT GREEK VOCABULARY 3RD
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    January 1, 1900