Many congratulations to Dr Lahlali on the publication of Advanced Media Arabic (second edition).Headlinesprint and broadcasthave gone global. As a result, news and information from authentic sources make a useful resource for foreign language learners.
Advanced Media Arabic, Second Edition systematically introduces authentic texts and audio files from a wide variety of media sources. This textbook helps students develop analytical and translation skills in Arabic and expand their reading, writing, listening, and speaking capabilities.
The very successful first edition has been updated in a variety of ways, including:
New texts and audio for each module, including radio as well as TV materials
A new module on "The Language of Revolutions" and another on "Language and Culture"
New and more extensive exercises
New audio and vocabulary lists
Updated color design for the interior
Each chapter provides important vocabulary; examples of language in context; exercises for reading and listening comprehension, writing, and translation; and a section for discussion and debate.
El Mustapha Lahlali is Associate Profesor of Arabic at the University of Leeds. He regularly teaches courses on the Arab media, as well as media translation courses.
"Advanced Media Arabic is desperately needed as a resource for learners of Modern Standard Arabic. It is a significant contribution to the field of Arabic Studies, enriching the experience of both the students and instructors. I highly recommended it due to its meticulous selection of well-developed texts, extensive vocabulary, and a plethora of exercises, leading to proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic."Jonas Elbousty, Yale University.