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By Jonathan Owens

ISBN-10: 0199563306

ISBN-13: 9780199563302

A Linguistic background of Arabic provides a reconstruction of proto-Arabic through the tools of historical-comparative linguistics. It demanding situations the normal conceptualization of an outdated, Classical language evolving into the modern Neo-Arabic dialects. Professor Owens combines confirmed comparative linguistic method with a cautious studying of the classical Arabic assets, resembling the grammatical and exegetical traditions. He arrives at a richer and extra advanced photograph of early Arabic language background than is present this day and in doing so establishes the root for a finished, linguistically-based knowing of the background of Arabic. The arguments are set out in a concise, case via case foundation, making it available to scholars and students of Arabic and Islamic tradition, in addition to to these learning Arabic and historic linguists.

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Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. PART I: FOUNDATIONS The chapters in this section form the foundations of the book in the sense that they deal with aspects of practice that should hold true for all learners in all contexts. Part II will deal with variations due to institutional contexts and Part III with individual differences. Input and output have been discussed many times in the applied linguistics and second language acquisition literature, but only in recent years has attention been focused on what exactly the role of input and output practice is.

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