Arabic Reading and Writing Made Easy
By Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips
Paperback 122 Pages
ISBN : 9789830651415
Publisher : A S Noordeen, Malaysia
About The Book
This book is the latest revised edition to teach Arabic to non-Arabs of varying backgrounds without any intermediary language. This book uses the latest developments in the science of linguistics related to the Arabic language. The significance of this book is that the learner need not have to memorize all the 28 Arabic alphabets and the 112 variations before learning to read and write. This book is ideal for adults and older youths as it develops the reading and writing skills gradually and logically compared to the traditional methods of 'al-Qaa'diah al-Baghdaadeeyah.'
Developed from an Arabic text prepared by the Arabic Language Institute of King Saudi University. It has a modern approach to learning Arabic reading and writing, and has been tested by the author through years of teaching. The text is suitable for both children and adults.
About The Author
Dr Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips was born in Jamaica, but grew up in Canada, where he accepted Islam in 1972. He completed a diploma in Arabic and a B.A. from the College of Islamic Disciplines (Usool ad-Deen) at the Islamic University of Madeenah in 1979. At the University of Riyadh, College of Education, he completed a M.A. in Islamic Theology in 1985, and in the department of Islamic Studies at the University of Wales, he completed a Ph.D. in Islamic Theology in 1994.
Abu Ameenah taught Islamic Education and Arabic in private schools in Riyadh for over ten years and for three years he lectured M.Ed. students in the Islamic Studies department of Shariff Kabunsuan Islamic University in Cotobato City, Mindanao, Philippines. Since 1994 he has founded and directed the Islamic Information Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (which is now known as Discover Islam) and the Foreign Literature Department of Dar al Fatah Islamic Press in Sharjah, UAE.
Presently, he is a lecturer of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the American University in Dubai and Ajman University in Ajman, UAE.
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