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Arab Culture and Civilization

Arab Culture and Civilization

This website offers resources for those who are studying or teaching about ... (more)

This website offers resources for those who are studying or teaching about the Arab world and Islam in general. Its language section contains information in English about the Arabic language including readings about the history of Arabic, the development of MSA and Arabic's importance in Islam. The website also has a series of video lectures by the well-known Arabic scholars Mahmoud Al-Batal, Kristen Brustad, and Said Badawi about the language. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Readings
Video Lectures
Other
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education (NITLE)
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The Arabic Alphabet - An Overview

The Arabic Alphabet - An Overview

Part of a blog, this section is on the Arabic alphabet. It ... (more)

Part of a blog, this section is on the Arabic alphabet. It includes a very detailed and effective description of how to pronounce Arabic letters for the non-native speaker of Arabic. The website includes the letters in all their forms and practice reading a few cognates in addition to the layout of the Arabic keyboard for help in typing. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Reference
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
danielschereck
Author:
Daniel Schereck
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Chinese VI (Streamlined), Spring 2005

Chinese VI (Streamlined), Spring 2005

This course is a sequel to 21F.113 Chinese V (Streamlined). It is ... (more)

This course is a sequel to 21F.113 Chinese V (Streamlined). It is designed to further help students develop sophisticated conversational, reading and writing skills by combining authentic reading and audio-visual material with their own explorations of Chinese speaking societies, using the human, literary, and electronic resources available at MIT, in the Boston area and on the web. Some special features of Chinese societies, cultures and customs will be introduced. The class consists of readings, discussion, student presentations and network exploration. The course is conducted in Mandarin. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Syllabi
Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Zhang, Jin
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Environmental Struggles, Fall 2004

Environmental Struggles, Fall 2004

This class explores the interrelationship between humans and natural environments. It does ... (more)

This class explores the interrelationship between humans and natural environments. It does so by focusing on conflict over access to and use of the environment as well as ideas about "nature" in various parts of the world. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Syllabi
Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Walley, Christine
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 Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic (Review)

Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic (Review)

This book is a continuation of "The Orange Book," otherwise known as ... (more)

This book is a continuation of "The Orange Book," otherwise known as Elementary Modern Standard Arabic (EMSA): Volume I, and replaces EMSA Volume II. It is currently in the process of being revised; the current edition contains only 15 chapters of the original 20 intended. Each chapter includes exercises, readings, and a particular grammatical lesson or lessons. There is a grammar appendix as well. Audio recordings may also be purchased to accompany the lessons. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Resource Review
Textbooks
Collection:
Open Author Resources
Author:
CLASSRoad Admin
Modern Written Arabic - Volume II Audio Files

Modern Written Arabic - Volume II Audio Files

These 32 lessons correspond to the reading selections presented in the Modern ... (more)

These 32 lessons correspond to the reading selections presented in the Modern Written Arabic Volume II textbook. The tapes consist solely of the reading selections from the companion text without the vocabulary words or other additions. Read at a very moderate pace, there tapes are meant to assist users with pronunciation and listening comprehension. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Textbooks
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
Foreign Service Institute
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Philosophy of Love in the Western World, Fall 2004

Philosophy of Love in the Western World, Fall 2004

Studies the nature of love and sex, approached as topics both in ... (more)

Studies the nature of love and sex, approached as topics both in philosophy and in literature. Readings from recent philosophy as well as classic myths of love and sex that occur in works of literature and lend themselves to philosophical analysis. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Video Lectures
Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Singer, Irving
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A Practical Grammar of the Arabic Language (PDF)

A Practical Grammar of the Arabic Language (PDF)

This grammar text, written in 1891, is designed for beginning students. It ... (more)

This grammar text, written in 1891, is designed for beginning students. It explains the most essential aspects of Arabic grammar from a highly technical stance. It begins with the alphabet, including a discussion of pronunciation and proceeds to more advanced topics such as the parts of Arabic speech. The text includes interlineal reading lessons, dialogues and vocabulary, and ends with an unvoweled glossary. The filesize of the PDF is 14 MB. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Homework and Assignments
Readings
Reference
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
Bernard Quaritch Ltd
Author:
Ahmad Faris Shidyaq
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Read Arabic! - At the Clinic

Read Arabic! - At the Clinic

This online lesson teaches students vocabulary and verbs relating to a visit ... (more)

This online lesson teaches students vocabulary and verbs relating to a visit to the doctor's office. Activities and sound files are designed to gauge comprehension. A glossary of terms is included, as well as grammatical notes and learning strategies. Vocabulary activated for this lesson involves typical medical terminology such as diagnosis and x-ray. (less)

Subject:
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Social Sciences
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Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Calendars and Seasons

Read Arabic! - Calendars and Seasons

This online lesson teaches students about different calendars in the Arabic-speaking world, ... (more)

This online lesson teaches students about different calendars in the Arabic-speaking world, and the names of seasons. Activities and sound files are designed to gauge comprehension. A glossary of terms is included, as well as grammatical notes and learning strategies. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Assessments
Homework and Assignments
Interactive
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Courtship: Matchmaking

Read Arabic! - Courtship: Matchmaking

This online lesson teaches students vocabulary and verbs relating to courtship and ... (more)

This online lesson teaches students vocabulary and verbs relating to courtship and matchmaking in Arab culture. Activities and sound files are designed to gauge comprehension. A glossary of terms is included, as well as grammatical notes and learning strategies. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Assessments
Homework and Assignments
Interactive
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Culture: Rap Music in the Arab World

Read Arabic! - Culture: Rap Music in the Arab World

This online lesson teaches students about rap music in Arab culture. Activities ... (more)

This online lesson teaches students about rap music in Arab culture. Activities and sound files are designed to gauge comprehension. A glossary of terms is included, as well as grammatical notes and learning strategies. Vocabulary activated for this lesson includes basic music vocabulary such as 'beats' and 'influence'. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
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Readings
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Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Culture: Visiting a Mosque

Read Arabic! - Culture: Visiting a Mosque

This online lesson teaches students about mosques and the etiquette of visiting ... (more)

This online lesson teaches students about mosques and the etiquette of visiting them. Activities and sound files are designed to gauge comprehension. A glossary of terms is included, as well as grammatical notes and learning strategies. Vocabulary activated for this lesson includes basic religious vocabulary such as 'prayer' and 'ablution'. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
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Homework and Assignments
Interactive
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Culture and Men's Clothing

Read Arabic! - Culture and Men's Clothing

This online lesson teaches students about men's clothing styles in Arab societies. ... (more)

This online lesson teaches students about men's clothing styles in Arab societies. Activities and sound files are designed to gauge comprehension. A glossary of terms is included, as well as grammatical notes and learning strategies. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Assessments
Homework and Assignments
Interactive
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Culture and Women's Clothing

Read Arabic! - Culture and Women's Clothing

This online lesson teaches students about women's clothing culture in Arab societies. ... (more)

This online lesson teaches students about women's clothing culture in Arab societies. Activities and sound files are designed to gauge comprehension. A glossary of terms is included, as well as grammatical notes and learning strategies. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Assessments
Homework and Assignments
Interactive
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Dabke

Read Arabic! - Dabke

This online lesson teaches students vocabulary and verbs relating to the cultural ... (more)

This online lesson teaches students vocabulary and verbs relating to the cultural dabke dance. Activities and sound files are designed to gauge comprehension. A glossary of terms is included, as well as grammatical notes and learning strategies. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Assessments
Homework and Assignments
Interactive
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Extended Family

Read Arabic! - Extended Family

This online lesson teaches students vocabulary relating to extended families. Activities and ... (more)

This online lesson teaches students vocabulary relating to extended families. Activities and sound files are designed to gauge comprehension. A glossary of terms is included, as well as grammatical notes and learning strategies. Vocabulary activated for this lesson includes terminology such as aunts and uncles, cousins, and relatives. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Assessments
Homework and Assignments
Interactive
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Fairuz

Read Arabic! - Fairuz

This online lesson teaches students about Fairuz, a famous Arab singer and ... (more)

This online lesson teaches students about Fairuz, a famous Arab singer and cultural figure. Activities and sound files are designed to gauge comprehension. A glossary of terms is included, as well as grammatical notes and learning strategies. The website contains lessons on many other famous people as well, such as Amr Diab, Naguib Mahfuz, Saladin, Taha Hussein, Khalil Jibran, and several Arab Americans. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Assessments
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Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Food and Eating

Read Arabic! - Food and Eating

This online lesson teaches students vocabulary relating to food, drinks and dining. ... (more)

This online lesson teaches students vocabulary relating to food, drinks and dining. Activities and sound files are designed to gauge comprehension. A glossary of terms is included, as well as grammatical notes and learning strategies. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Assessments
Homework and Assignments
Interactive
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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.desu si egaugnal gnimmargorp avaJ ehT .gninnalp dna ,tnemeganam ,ecneics ,gnireenigne ni ... (more)

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Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Assessments
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
George Kocur
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