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New publication (Internet Arabic: Essential Middle Eastern Vocabularies by Mourad Diouri)

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The Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World (CASAW), University of Edinburgh is pleased to announce the release of the new publication:
Internet Arabic (Essential Middle Eastern Vocabularies) by Mourad Diouri
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Publication Details
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Title: Internet Arabic (Essential Middle Eastern Vocabularies) by Mourad Diouri
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Release date: 31 July 2013
Language: English
Number of Pages: 128 pp
ISBN-10:0748644911
Product Description
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Gives you up-to-date expressions, jargon and new coinages to express modern concepts in internet Arabic. What is the Arabic term for ‘homepage’? How would you say ‘podcast’? Could you recognise the phrase ‘add this site to your favourites’? Or ‘printer-friendly version’? This short, accessible vocabulary gives you ready-made lists of key terms in Internet Arabic for translating both from and into Arabic.
It is divided into 13 key areas:
* General Terminology
* Computer Hardware
* My Digital Identity
* Web Browsing & Surfing
* Web Searching
* * Search themes
* Internet Services
* Written Online Communication
* * Email communication
* * Instant messaging (IM)
* * Blogging
* * Text processing & file management
* Audio-visual Internet
* * Visual internet
* * Audio internet
* * Multimedia internet
* E-Learning
* Online Social Networking
* Online Collaboration
* Online & IT Security
* Mobile Internet
Key Features:
 * Terms grouped in thematic sections
* Easy-to-learn lists to test translation
* CD of audio podcasts to help you check your pronunciation
* Interactive audio-visual e-Flashcards
* Index
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