ABOUT THIS BOOK
The Al-Kitaab Part One, Third Edition, with Lebanese Arabic Bundle includes Haki bil-Libnani: Lebanese Arabic Online Textbook and Companion Website (ISBN 978-1-62616-154-2), packaged with Al-Kitaab Part One, Third Edition textbook, (ISBN 978-1-58901-736-8).
Haki bil-Libnani provides students of Arabic with an opportunity to acquire substantial and systematic proficiency in Lebanese dialect and culture, and is designed to work alongside the bestselling Arabic-language textbook Al-Kitaab Part One, Third Edition. The fully online textbook and interactive website recreates Al-Kitaab's video dialogues of Maha and Khaled recast in a Lebanese context while a second, original storyline consists of short dialogue scenes involving two Lebanese cultural liaisons who introduce a Lebanese-American student to daily life in Lebanon. Haki bil-Libnani integrates speaking, listening, grammar, and cultural competency skills to facilitate the teaching and learning of Lebanese Arabic while introducing students to Lebanon's vibrant and charming culture.
All Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) drills and exercises from the Al-Kitaab Part One, Third Edition, website are included here, so that students using Haki bil-Libnani alongside the Al-Kitaab Part One, Third Edition, textbook will only need to purchase this bundle. The Al-Kitaab Part One, Third Edition, with Lebanese Arabic Bundle Haki bil-Libnani will also be useful to individual learners with some proficiency in Arabic, who desire to learn Lebanese.
The Al-Kitaab Part One Bundle provides a complete and comprehensive program for students in the early stages of learning Arabic, developing skills in formal and colloquial Arabic, including reading, listening, speaking, writing, and cultural knowledge, integrating materials in colloquial and formal/written Arabic. The Companion Website Access Key for provides an individual student with full access to the companion website and is valid for 18 months from the student's first use of the key. This bundle cannot be returned if the seal protecting the Companion Website Access Key is removed.
Companion Website Minimum System Requirements:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, or Mac OS X
Screen resolution: 1024 x 768 or higher
Browser: PC: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, or Firefox version 3.x or higher, or Google Chrome. Mac: Firefox version 3.x or higher, or Safari 3.x or higher, or Google Chrome.
Network Connection: 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, and a microphone is necessary for recording activities. For best performance, we recommend you use a USB microphone for partner recording activities.
Plug-ins: You must have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player