Working with Arabic Prepositions Structures and Functions, 1st Edition - Ronak Husni, Aziza Zaher
Working with Arabic Prepositions: Structures and Functions is a reference book focusing on Arabic prepositions, their structure and usage.
The system of Arabic prepositions is complex, and the textbook aims to assist students at the lower intermediate to advanced level understand it in an accessible way. This is an area in which students can experience great difficulty, and the aim of this book is to explain clearly the structures and functions of Arabic prepositions and their usage in Modern Standard Arabic and media Arabic. Drills and exercises are provided to enable readers to practice what they have learned in the chapters.
This book will be an ideal source of information for undergraduate students studying Arabic, as well as graduate studies and additional courses in the major dialect areas, and a very useful resource for teachers of Arabic as a foreign language.
Working with Arabic Prepositions Structures and Functions, 1st Edition - About the author
Ronak Husni has taught Arabic language, modern and classical literature, gender studies, translation and cultural studies in a number of universities in the UK, including St. Andrews, Durham and Heriot-Watt University over the course of twenty-four years. Her main area of research is classical and modern Arabic literature, applied translation studies, gender studies and Arabic as a foreign language. Her study and translation of the Tunisian reformer Al-Qasim al-Haddad’s seminal book Muslim Women in Law and Society won her the 2007 World Award of the President of the Republic of Tunisia for Islamic Studies. She is currently a professor of Arabic and Translation Studies at the American University of Sharjah.
Aziza Zaher has taught Arabic language and translation for more than twenty years in a number of higher education institutions in Egypt and the UK. Her research interests are teaching Arabic as a foreign language, systemic functional linguistics and critical discourse analysis. She is currently Assistant Professor of Arabic at the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham University, and she received Durham University's Excellence in Learning and Teaching Award in 2018.