How to use this directory?

In no particular order, here is a list of SPOKEN ARABIC publications that we recommend for Arabic language learners who wish to expand their knowledge of Spoken Arabic and consolidate what they have learned in class.

Categories & Type of Publications

The listings below are organised into the following categories:

  1. LEVANTINE ARABIC GROUP (Levantine Arabic, Palestinian Arabic, Lebanese Arabic, Jordanian Arabic, Syrian Arabic)
  2. EGYPTIAN ARABIC GROUP

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  1. MAGHREBI ARBAIC GROUP (Maghrebi Arabic, Tunisian Arabic, Libyan Arabic)
  2. GULF ARABIC GROUP (Gulf Arabic, Kuwaiti Arabic)
  3. IRAQI / MESOPOTAMIAN ARABIC GROUP
  4. SUDANESE ARBAIC GROUP
  5. MSA (MODERN STANDARD ARABIC)

Skill Levels

BEG. : Brief & Concise | INT. – Fairly Comprehensive | ADV. Comprehensive & Complex

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LEVANTINE ARABIC GROUP
████ Levantine Arabic
Levantine ArabicColloquial Arabic (Levantine)BEG. - ADV. 2015Mohammad Al-MasriRoutledgeGet
Levantine ArabicFormal Spoken Arabic Fast Course with MP3 FileBEG. - INT. 2004Karin C. Ryding, Abdelnour ZaibackGeorgetown University PressGet
Levantine ArabicShou fi ma fi?: Intermediate Levantine ArabicINT. 2010Rajaa ChouairiYale University PressGet
Levantine ArabicTalk Arabic: The Ideal Arabic Course for Absolute BeginnersBEG. 2015Jonathan Featherstone , Lynne Strugnell , Yukiko IsonoBBC ActiveGet
Levantine ArabicSituational Levantine Arabic 1: Haki Kill YoomBEG. - INT. 2019Matthew Aldrich, Rita Housseiny, Alaa Abou El NourLingualism Get
Levantine ArabicSituational Levantine Arabic 2: Haki Kill Yoom BEG. - INT. 2019Matthew Aldrich, Rita Housseiny, Alaa Abou El NourLingualism Get
████ Palestinian Arabic
Palestinian ArabicColloquial Palestinian Arabic: An Introduction to the Spoken DialectBEG. - ADV. 2010Nasser M. IsleemAlucen LearningGet
Palestinian ArabicConversational Arabic Quick and Easy: Palestinian Arabic; the Arabic Dialect of Palestine and IsraelBEG. - INT. 2015Yatir NitzanyCreateSpace Independent Publishing PlatformGet
Palestinian ArabicSpeaking Arabic: The Complete English - Spoken Palestinian Arabic Self Instruction CourseBEG. - ADV. 2011 J. ElihayMinerva Publishing HouseGet
Palestinian ArabicHakini Arabi: Palestinian and Jordanian Colloquial for BeginnersBEG.2015 Ghazi Abuhakema , Nasser Isleem (Contributor), Raed Qasem (Contributor)CreateSpace Independent Publishing PlatformGet
Palestinian ArabicArabic Voices 1: Authentic Listening and Reading Practice in Modern Standard Arabic and Colloquial Dialects BEG. - ADV. 2015Matthew AldrichLingualism Get
Palestinian ArabicArabic Voices 2: Authentic Listening and Reading Practice in Modern Standard Arabic and Colloquial DialectsBEG. - ADV. 2014Matthew AldrichLingualism Get
Palestinian ArabicThe Olive Tree Dictionary: A Transliterated Dictionary of Conversational Eastern Arabic (Palestinian)BEG. - ADV. 2007J. Elihay (Author), A. Golani (Editor), C. Sutherland (Translator) Minerva Publishing HouseGet
████ Lebanese Arabic
Lebanese ArabicMarHaba: A Course in Levantine Arabic - Lebanese Dialect BEG. 2015George Nicolas El-HageCreateSpace Independent Publishing PlatformGet
████ Jordanian Arabic
Jordanian ArabicSpoken Arabic Dictioanary, Diwan Baladna: Learn ArabicBEG. - ADV. 2011Ahmad Kamal AzbanGet
Jordanian ArabicArab Culture, Diwan Baladna: From an Arab's Perspective BEG. - ADV. 2010Ahmad Kamal AzbanGet
Jordanian ArabicConversational Arabic Quick and Easy: Jordanian Dialect, Jordanian Arabic, Levantine arabic colloquialBEG. 2015Yatir NitzanyCreateSpace Independent Publishing PlatformGet
Jordanian ArabicJordanian Arabic between Diglossia and Bilingualism: Linguistic analysisADV. 1985Saleh Mahmoud Khalil SuleimanJohn Benjamins Publishing CompanyGet
Jordanian ArabicTopics in the Phonology of Jordanian Arabic: An Optimality Theory PerspectiveADV. 2012Khaled Abu-AbbasLAP LAMBERT Academic PublishingGet
████ Syrian Arabic
Syrian ArabicA Reference Grammar of Syrian Arabic (Georgetown Classics in Arabic Languages and Linguistics Series)INT. ADV.2016Mark W. CowellGeorgetown University PressGet
Syrian ArabicDictionary of Syrian Arabic English-ArabicBEG. - ADV. 2004Karl Stowasser (Editor), Moukhtar Ani (Editor)Georgetown University PressGet
EGYPTIAN ARABIC GROUP
████ Egyptian Arabic
Egyptian ArabicKallimni 'arabi: An Intermediate Course in Spoken Egyptian ArabicINT.2007Samia LouisThe American University in Cairo PressGet
Egyptian ArabicLonely Planet Egyptian Arabic Phrasebook & Dictionary BEG.2014Lonely PlanetLonely PlanetGet
Egyptian ArabicKallimni 'Arabi Bishweesh: A Beginners' Course in Spoken Egyptian ArabicBEG.2009Samia LouisThe American University in Cairo PressGet
Egyptian ArabicArabiyyat al-Naas fii MaSr (Part One) An Introductory Course in ArabicBEG. - INT. 2019Munther Younes, Makda Weatherspoon, Elizabeth Huntley, Jonathan Featherstone RoutledgeGet
Egyptian ArabicEgyptian Arabic Diaries: Reading and Listening Practice in Authentic Spoken Arabic2016Matthew AldrichLingualism Get
Egyptian ArabicEgyptian Arabic Voices: Authentic Listening and Reading Practice in Egyptian Colloquial Arabic: Volume 32017Matthew AldrichLingualism Get
Egyptian ArabicEgyptian Colloquial Arabic VocabularyBEG. INT. 2015Matthew AldrichLingualism Get
Egyptian ArabicKalaam Gamiil: v. 1: An Intensive Course in Egyptian Colloquial Arabic INT.2010Abbas Al-Tonsi , Laila Al-Sawi , Suzanne MassoudThe American University in Cairo PressGet
Egyptian ArabicEgyptian Arabic Phrasebook (Rough Guide Phrasebooks)BEG.2002Rough GuidesRough GuidesGet
Egyptian ArabicLearn to Speak and Understand Egyptian Arabic with Pimsleur Language Programs2001PimsleurPimsleurGet
Egyptian ArabicEgyptian Arabic-English/ English-Egyptian Arabic Dictionary & PhrasebookBEG. INT. 2013Mahmoud Gaafar , Jane WightwickHippocrene BooksGet
Egyptian ArabicBig Fat Book of Egyptian Arabic VerbBEG. INT. 2016Matthew Aldrich , Yomna AdlyLingualism Get
Egyptian ArabicArabic Voices 2: Authentic Listening and Reading Practice in Modern Standard Arabic and Colloquial DialectsINT. ADV. 2014Matthew Aldrich Lingualism Get
Egyptian ArabicArabic Voices 1: Authentic Listening and Reading Practice in Modern Standard Arabic and Colloquial Dialects INT. ADV. 2015Matthew Aldrich Lingualism Get
Egyptian ArabicUmm Al-Dunya: Advanced Egyptian Colloquial ArabicADV. 2013Abbas Al-Tonsi The American University in Cairo PressGet
Egyptian ArabicKalaam Gamiil: an Intensive Course in Egyptian Colloquial Arabic: Volume 2INT. ADV. 2012Abbas Al-Tonsi The American University in Cairo PressGet
Egyptian ArabicSituational Egyptian Arabic 2: Kalaam Kull YoomINT. ADV. 2019Matthew Aldrich and Alaa Abou El NourLingualismGet
Egyptian ArabicSituational Egyptian Arabic 1: Kalaam Kull Yoom BEG. INT. 2019Matthew Aldrich and Alaa Abou El NourLingualismGet
Egyptian ArabicEgyptian Arabic Vocabulary Course New Edition (Learn Arabic with the Michel Thomas Method): Intermediate Arabic Audio CourseINT. 2019Jane Wightwick, Mahmoud GaafarGet
Egyptian ArabicFoundation Egyptian Arabic New Edition (Learn Egyptian Arabic with the Michel Thomas Method): Beginner Egyptian Arabic Audio CourseBEG. 2019Jane Wightwick and Michel ThomasHodder Education PublicationGet
Egyptian ArabicTotal Egyptian Arabic Course: Learn Egyptian Arabic with the Michel Thomas Method: Beginner Egyptian Arabic Audio Course BEG. 2015Jane Wightwick and Michel ThomasHodder Education PublicationGet
Egyptian ArabicIntermediate Egyptian Arabic New Edition (Learn Arabic with the Michel Thomas Method): Intermediate Egyptian Arabic Audio CourseINT. 2020Jane Wightwick and Michel ThomasGet
Egyptian ArabicThe Acquisition of Egyptian Arabic as a Native Language (Georgetown Classics in Arabic Languages and Linguistics)ADV. 2007Margaret K. OmarGeorgetown University PressGet
Egyptian ArabicLet's Chat in Arabic: A Practical Introduction to the Spoken Arabic of Cairo (English and Arabic Edition) 1986Ahmed Hassanein Mona KamelAmer Univ in CairoGet
MAGHREBI ARBAIC GROUP
████ Maghrebi Arabic
Maghrebi ArabicAn Introduction to Moroccan Arabic and Culture2011Abdellah ChekayriGeorgetown University PressGet
Maghrebi ArabicDictionary of Moroccan Arabic Moroccan- English / English- Moroccan (Georgetown Classics in Arabic Language & Linguistics)2004R.S. Harrell (Editor), Harvey Sobelman (Editor)Georgetown University PressGet
Maghrebi ArabicA Basic Course in Moroccan Arabic with MP3 Files (Georgetown Classics in Arabic Language & Linguistics) 2006R.S. Harrell, Mohammed Abu-Talib, William S. CarrollGeorgetown University PressGet
Maghrebi ArabicLonely Planet: Moroccan Arabic Phrasebook2014Dan BaconLonely Planet PublicationsGet
Maghrebi ArabicA Short Reference Grammar of Moroccan Arabic (Georgetown Classics in Arabic Languages and Linguistics Series)2010Richard S. HarrellGeorgetown University PressGet
Maghrebi ArabicMoroccan Arabic Reader1989Habaka Feqhali and A. KayeDunwoody PressGet
Maghrebi ArabicB chuiya b chuiya A1, árabe marroquí 2013Francisco Moscoso GarcíaAlbujayraGet
Maghrebi ArabicMoroccan Arabic Reader1989Habaka Feqhali and A. KayeDunwoody PressGet
Maghrebi Arabic3-Minute Moroccan Arabic - 25 Lesson Series Audible Audiobook 2017Innovative Language Learning, LLCGet
████ Tunisian Arabic
Tunisian ArabicTunisian Arabic in 30 Lessons: A Course in Tunsi: The Spoken Language in TunisiaBEG. INT. 2013Dr Mohamed Bacha CreateSpace Independent Publishing PlatformGet
Tunisian ArabicTunisian Arabic - English DictionaryBEG. ADV.2015Mohamed BachaCreateSpace Independent Publishing PlatformGet
Tunisian ArabicTunisian Colloquial Arabic VocabularyBEG. ADV.2015Matthew Aldrich, Lilia Kachroum (Translator)Lingualism Get
████ Libyan Arabic
Libyan ArabicConversational Arabic Quick and Easy: Libyan Dialect, Libyan Arabic, Libya, Benghazi, TripoliBEG. INT. 2016 Yatir NitzanyCreateSpace Independent Publishing PlatformGet
Libyan ArabicAssimilation in the Phonology of a Libyan Arabic Dialect: A Constraint-Based Approach2013Yousef ElramliLAP LAMBERT Academic PublishingGet
Libyan ArabicSpoken Libyan Arabic2004E. DickinsonDunwoody Press Get
IRAQI / MESOPOTAMIAN ARABIC GROUP
████ Iraqi Arabic
Iraqi ArabicBeginner's Iraqi Arabic, with 2 audio CDsBEG.2006Nawal Nasrallah , Nadia Hassani Hippocrene Books Inc.Get
Iraqi ArabicModern Iraqi Arabic: A TextbookBEG. INT. 2006Yasin M. AlkalesiGeorgetown University PressGet
Iraqi ArabicA Short Reference Grammar of Iraqi Arabic (Georgetown Classics in Arabic Languages and Linguistics Series)BEG. INT. 2004Wallace M. ErwinGeorgetown University PressGet
Iraqi ArabicA Basic Course in Iraqi Arabic (Georgetown Classics in Arabic Language and Linguistics) BEG.2004W.M. ErwinGeorgetown University PressGet
Iraqi ArabicA Dictionary of Iraqi Arabic: English-Arabic, Arabic-EnglishBEG.-ADV.2003B. E. Clarity, Karl Stowasser, Ronald G. Wolfe, D. Woodhead, Wayne Beene Georgetown University PressGet
GULF/Arabian Peninsula ARABIC
████ Gulf Arabic
Gulf ArabicComplete Spoken Arabic (of the Arabian Gulf): Teach YourselfBEG. ADV.2016Frances Smart Teach YouselfGet
Gulf ArabicColloquial Arabic of the Gulf (Colloquial Series)BEG. ADV.2015Clive HolesRoutledgeGet
████ Kuwaiti Arabic
Kuwaiti ArabicThe Syntax of Spoken Arabic: A Comparative Study of Moroccan, Egyptian, Syrian and Kuwaiti Dialects2000Kristen BrustadGeorgetown University PressGet
SUDANESE ARBAIC GROUP
████ Sudanese Arabic
Sudanese ArabicSudanese Arabic-English - English-Sudanese Arabic: A Concise Dictionary2013Rianne Tamis, Janet PerssonSIL International, Global PublishingGet
Sudanese ArabicSudanese Colloquial Arabic for BeginnersBEG.2017Andrew M. Persson,Janet R. PerssonSIL International Get
████ Modern Standard Arabic
Modern Standard ArabicArabic vs. Arabic: A Dialect Sampler 2018Matthew AldrichLingualismGet
Modern Standard ArabicSurvival Arabic: How to Communicate Without Fuss or Fear - Instantly! (an Arabic Language Phrasebook) (Survival Series)2016Dr Fethi Mansouri, Yousef Alreemawi, et al. Periplus EditionsGet
Modern Standard ArabicEssential Arabic Phrase Book (Essential Phrasebook Series)2004Dr Fethi MansouriPeriplus EditionsGet
Modern Standard ArabicMaking Out in Arabic: (Arabic Phrasebook) 2004Dr Fethi MansouriTuttle PublishingGet
Modern Standard ArabicEssential Arabic: Speak Arabic with Confidence! (Arabic Phrasebook & Dictionary)2012Dr Fethi MansouriPeriplus EditionsGet
Modern Standard ArabicPimsleur Arabic (Modern Standard) Conversational Course - Level 1 Lessons 1-16 CD: Learn to Speak and Understand Modern Standard Arabic with Pimsleur Language Programs Audio CD BEG2012PimsleurPimsleurGet
Modern Standard ArabicArabic Phrases For DummiesBEG. - INT. 2009Amine BouchentoufFor DummiesGet

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