Qindil Umm Hashim: Arabic GCE/A2-Text 2 (Paperback)

by Ghassan Mahir

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Qindil Umm Hashim, GCE (A-level)/Text 2 This book, Qindil Umm Hashim (The Lamp of Umm Hashim), contains the requirement for the SECOND TEXT (LITERARY OPTION) OF THE FINAL A-LEVEL, OR A2, year. It includes: A brief biography of the author Yahya Haqqi. A SUMMARY OF THE STORY. Four essays providing a description of Ismail, THE MAIN CHARACTER in the story, and explaining the factors that formed his personality, his strengths and weaknesses, and the distinct stages of his life. Five essays and one task dealing with THE OTHER CHARACTERS of the story and their interaction with the main character. Five essays and two tasks discussing the TWO MAIN THEMES OF THE STORY: Science and belief, and the saviour. Five tasks highlighting THE OTHER THEMES of the story. Three long sections (each of which is in effect several essays) on the OTHER FEATURES OF THE STORY: the settings, descriptions and language used by the author. A final task entitled "Do you believe it?" The book also gives an idea of the examiner's assessment criteria, and contains valuable advice on study skills and planning the writing tasks. Technical details: 116 pages; format A5 (210 x 148 mm); heavy duty paper; perfect bound laminated cover ISBN 978-1-908871-23-7 Related products: Important Issues, GCE (A-level)/A2 that covers the requirements of the latest Edexcel Advanced Subsidiary (A2) specification, written specifically for the Arabic A2 course - but it can easily fit in with any Arabic language course of the same level: ISBN 978-1-908871-20-6 The GCE A2 Course Literary Options (Texts), each of these books contains texts, summaries, explanations, analysis and criticism, in addition to brief advice on studying and how to plan your essay-writing - in addition to this book: 1. Al-Liss wal Kilab, a detailed study of the famous novel based on the Edexcel GCE/A2 specification (literary Text 1): ISBN 978-1-908871-22-0 2. Kalilah wa Dimnah, an examination-based study of the famous old book based on the Edexcel GCE/A2 specification (literary Text 3): ISBN 978-1-908871-24-4 The Grammar and Writing Guide - A-level, written specifically for the Writing part of the Arabic GCE (A-level) examinations, including grammar, punctuation, style and planning your writing, and 35 ready-written pieces: ISBN 978-1-908871-18-3

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