* Family relationships * Home and family life * Asking for and giving directions * Telling the time * Extensive dialogue practice * Doubled root letter verbs * Hollow verbs * Verbs with an initial alif or waw * Verbs with a medial or final hamza * Interrogative particles * Rules governing hamza * Cardinal numbers from 20 to 99 and ordinal numbers from 1 to 19 and the rules governing their use. * A comprehensive listing of the nouns used in the book, together with their plural forms * A list of the past tense of 115 verbs used in the book, together with their present tense forms
Dr. Imran Hamza Alawiyeis the author of numerous books specializing in teaching Arabic to non-Arabic speakers, including the highly popular 'Gateway to Arabic' series. He graduated in Arabic from the University of Madinah in Saudi Arabia and went on to obtain his PhD in Arabic from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) within the University of London. He has a wealth of experience in teaching Arabic at various levels to many different age groups.