For those of you who prefer books, with or without audio, below is a list of Moroccan Arabic books to help you conquer this beautiful language.
Moroccan Arabic Books for Beginners
This book is produced by an all-volunteer bi-national team of experts, and all its sales go to support Moroccan-USA NGO for more community and education-based materials, activities, and exchange.
This textbook is written for beginners who are unfamiliar with the Arabic language, alphabet, pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar.
This book covers phonology, basic units, conversations, verb tables, glossary of technical and grammatical terminology, and lexicon.
This book comes with a multimedia DVD.
A step-by-step guide through the essentials of Moroccan Arabic.
This 44-page instructional language guide contains conversational tips for Darija learners.
This book contains a two-way dictionary, a sentence builder, quick tips for pronunciation and grammar, and useful expressions for finding accommodation and for talking about health and emergency.
This phrasebook also includes Tamazight and standard Arabic.
This dictionary covers core vocabulary with examples of usage, formulaic phrases, and idiomatic expressions.
Moroccan Arabic Books for Intermediate and Advanced Learners
10. Enjoy Morocco, Speak Darija
This book teaches the phonology, morphology, and syntax of the Moroccan dialect, and gives access to MP3 files.
A standard 289-page dictionary for the most common words in Darija.
This dictionary contains over 3500 main English verb entries and expressions with their corresponding Moroccan Arabic verbs.
This etymological dictionary uses the latest computational linguistics ideas and tools to help English speakers gain proficiency in colloquial Arabic dialects.
This book is an introduction to Moroccan ethnology, culture, history, folklore, and literature. “Advanced Moroccan Arabic” includes a more sophisticated exposure to the syntax of the language.
A collection of ten short stories for intermediate to advanced students.
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