The Top 1,300 Words for Understanding Media Arabic

The Top 1,300 Words for Understanding Media Arabic

Description

What is the Arabic term for "suicide bombing"? What phrase would be used to describe "peacekeeping forces" in the Arab media? Or "economic sanctions"? The Middle East is a key region for politics and business and it is essential that scholars, journalists, government workers, military personnel, businesspeople, and diplomats familiarize themselves quickly with Arabic/English translations for many key words and phrases used in the media. Media Arabic-the language of printed or broadcast news items-emphasizes contemporary terms like "multiculturalism" or "globalization" that are not covered by most Arabic dictionaries. This practical vocabulary reference provides concise and accessible lists of the most relevant vocabulary, providing key terms for translating from and into Arabic. The Arabic terms are organized by topic and the book now includes an index of English terms to help readers more easily find what they need. These word lists furnish readers with an invaluable knowledge of basic vocabulary used in the media to comprehend, translate, and write Arabic. NEW! Allow the reader to hear the words, check pronunciation, and test themselves!
Audio MP3 files of all vocabulary words in English and Arabic-available as a free download. Simply click on the links below the cover image and download the .zip files. Topics include: * General (reports, statements, sources, common media idioms)* Politics & Government* Elections* Military* Economics* Trade & Industry* Law & Order* Disaster & Aid


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Details

Author(s)
Elisabeth Kendall
Format
Paperback | 112 pages
Dimensions
127 x 203 x 10.92mm | 113g
Publication date
15 Jul 2012
Publisher
Georgetown University Press
Publication City/Country
Washington, DC, United States
Language
Arabic
Edition
Bilingual edition
Edition Statement
Updated ed.
ISBN10
1589019121
ISBN13
9781589019126
Bestsellers rank
250,383