02 Apr 10 Best Books for Language Learners
1. Complete Arabic: AED 273.00
Author: Frances Smart
Through authentic conversations, vocabulary building, grammar explanations, and extensive practice and review, Complete Arabic will equip you with the skills you need to use Arabic in a variety of settings and situations, developing your cultural awareness along the way. By the end of Complete Arabic you will have a solid intermediate-level grounding in the four key language skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening as well as the ability to communicate with confidence and accuracy. It’s perfect for the self-study learner, with a one-to-one tutor, or for the beginner classroom. It can also be used as a refresher course.
2. Sugar Comes From Arabic: AED 84.00
Author: Barbara Whitesides
A user-friendly Arabic alphabet and culture book for absolute beginners which demystifies the letters in a comfortable and approachable way. It begins by introducing the alphabets in the English language alphabetical order and uses the spelling of English names and words as a way to learn Arabic. Look up matching letters, follow the directions, and soon you’ll be writing your own name in Arabic!
3. Arabic For Dummies: AED 84.00
Author: David DiMeo
Learn how to speak and understand Modern Standard Arabic quickly and easily with Arabic For Dummies Audio Set, which allows you to practice your skills whether you’re at home or on the road. This book helps you learn basic greetings, vocabulary, how to ask for directions, get help when you need it most, expressions, grammar, and other essentials that will allow you to start communicating right away.
4. 15 Minute French: Learn In Just 12 Weeks: AED 55.00
Author: Kindersley Dorling
Whether starting from scratch or just in need of a refresher, with 15-Minute French, the revolutionary system for learning a language, you have the perfect language pack for learning the French language! This easy-to-follow practical book is ideal for beginners who want to learn all the essentials.
5. Complete Russian Beginner to Intermediate Course: AED 190.00
Author: Daphne West
Through authentic conversations, vocabulary building, grammar explanations, and extensive practice and review, Complete Russian will equip you with the skills you need to use Russian in a variety of settings and situations, developing your cultural awareness along the way. By the end of Complete Russian you will have a solid intermediate-level grounding in four key skills – reading, writing, speaking and listening – and will be able to communicate with confidence and accuracy.
6. German in Three Months: AED 162.00
Sprechen die Deutsch? Learn to speak German fast with this practical and entertaining book and CD pack for beginners. Pick up essential grammar and build vocabulary through word lists, key German phrases and model sentences. It helps learners feel confident developing conversation skills through exercises based on real-life scenarios. Learning German has never been so easy!
7. 50 Ways to Improve Your Spanish: AED 102.00
Author: Keith Chambers
Allow this book to come to your rescue and eliminate basic errors and slips of the pen. Each one of top 50 tips for improving your spoken and written Spanish is presented and analyzed across a whole double page, with explanations as to where and why people sometimes go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. Polish your Spanish with this brand new series from Teach Yourself!
8. Teach Yourself Chinese: AED 205.00
Author: Elizabeth Scurfield
Planning a trip to China? This self-access course in Mandarin Chinese appeals to anyone who is learning alone or who needs extra material to supplement a course. There is comprehensive teaching of the Chinese script, but you decide whether or not to learn the script; if it’s not necessary for you, the book makes it easy to follow the pinyin transcriptions. The units are carefully graded so that you consolidate your knowledge and build your confidence as you work through the book. The new language is introduced through dialogues based on everyday situations helping you learn what is most useful.
9. 501 French Verbs: AED 80.00
Author: Theodore Kendris, Christopher Kendris
501 French Verbs is an easy-to-use reference book that presents the most important and commonly used French verbs. It is formatted as one verb per page, conjugated in all tenses. It also a source for common idioms and example sentences demonstrating verb usage.
10. Complete Italian: AED 123.00
Author: Maurice Elston, Lydia Vellaccio, Clelia Boscolo
Complete Italian is a comprehensive book and audio language course that takes you from beginner to intermediate level. It is full of fun, interactive activities that support language learning. The new edition of this successful course has been fully revised and is packed with new learning features to give you the language, practice, and skills to communicate with confidence.
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