Lesson 2.7 (page 3 of 3)

The Present Tense:

Negation :

In formal Arabic, is negated with, which precedes the verb as the following examples demonstrate:

I dont write the alphabet
You do go to
They dont study Arabic
We dont live in the city
He does not work in the office

In formal Arabic, there is an interrogative particle

Don't you go to?
Don't they study Arabic?
Does he not work in the office?