Mastering Arabic Script A Guide to Handwriting

ISBN-10: 1403941106
ISBN-13: 9781403941107
Authors: Jane Wightwick, Mahmoud Gaafar
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This text teaches Arabic handwriting in the form used by adult native speakers (riq'a) and compares it with naskh, the usual printed form. There are three sections covering basic letter shapes, combinations of letters, and an additional extended writing section.

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Mahmoud Gaafar graduated from the American University in Cairo, 1975. After a spell working for Radio Cairo and the United Nations, he entered the field of Pan-Arab Advertising with multinational companies and worked extensively in the Middle East. In 1986 he moved to settle permanently in the UK where he co-founded g-and-w . Together Mahmoud and Jane Wightwick now run g-and-w Publishing and have produced a range of educational material. During their careers, they have both also been active as tutors, project managers and consultants on a wide range of projects, all of which involved Arabic, the Middle East and Language Learning.


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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Number of pages: 128 Dimensions: 5.47" wide x 8.58" long x 0.24" tall Weight: 0.990 lbs.