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Table of Contents

Introduction
Learning Moroccan Arabic
Transcription of Moroccan Arabic

Getting Started with Moroccan Arabic
Greetings
Independent Pronouns
Possessive Pronouns
Masculine and Feminine Nouns

Describing Yourself
Nationalities, Cities, and Marital Status
The Possessive Word “dyal”
Demonstrative Adjectives & Demonstrative Pronouns
Asking about Possession

Useful Expressions

Numerals
Cardinal Numbers
Ordinal Numbers / Fractions
Time

Getting Started Shopping
Money
At the Hanoot
Verb “to want”
Kayn for “There is”

Family
Family Members
Verb “to have”

Directions
Prepositions
Directions

Past Events
Time Vocabulary
Past Tense – Regular Verbs
Past Tense – Irregular Verbs
Negation
Have you ever... / I’ve never
Object Pronouns
Question Words

Daily Routines
Present Tense – Regular Verbs
Present Tense – Irregular Verbs with Middle “a”
Present Tense – Irregular Verbs with Final “a”
Using One Verb after Another
The Imperative

Bargaining
Bargaining
Clothing
Adjectives
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Shopping For Food
Fruits and Vegetables
Buying Produce
Spices and Meat

Food and Drink
The Reflexive verb “to please / to like”
The Verb “to need, to have to, must, should”
The Verb “to want, to like”

Medical & Body
Body Parts
Health Problems

Site Visit Expressions

Travel
Future Tense
Travel

At the Hotel
Hotel Accommodation
The Conditional

At the Post Office
The Post Office
Using Prepositions with Pronoun Endings & Verbs

Describing the Peace Corps Mission
Peace Corps
Youth Development
Environment
Health
Small Business Development

Renting a House
Finding a House
Furnishing a House

Safety and Security
Sexual Harassment
At the Taxi Stand
At Work
Forgetting a Wallet in a Taxi / Filing a Report
Butagas
Hash
Theft
House Security / Doors and Windows
Political Harassment

Appendices

Pronunciation of Moroccan Arabic
Understanding How Sounds Are Made
Pronunciation of Non-English Consonants
Pronunciation of Shedda
The Definite Article

Supplementary Grammar Lessons
Making Intransitive Verbs into Transitive Verbs
Passive Verbs
The Past Progressive
The Verb “to remain”
Verb Participles
Conjunctions

More Useful Expressions

Moroccan Holidays
Religious Holidays
National Holidays

Glossary of Verbs

Grammar Index

Vocabulary Index


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