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The Teachers We Need: Transforming World Language Education in the U.S.

The Teachers We Need: Transforming World Language Education in the U.S.

This document is intended to serve as a roadmap for education agencies ... (more)

This document is intended to serve as a roadmap for education agencies and other organizations to transform world language education in the U.S. and the teacher supply system in their respective areas. Some of the goals put forth in this paper are to increase the number and effectiveness of language education programs, expand the range of languages offered, begin language instruction younger, establish clear expectations for outcomes, and expand access to both traditional and innovative learning techniques. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Other
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
National Foreign Language Center (NFLC)
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Arabic Language

Arabic Language

This page contains a brief introduction to the Arabic language and its ... (more)

This page contains a brief introduction to the Arabic language and its history and offers five different word lists, grouped by topic. Words are transliterated, translated, and often accompanied by images. Some of the word lists use MSA, while others, such as the question words, use Egyptian colloquial. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Reference
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
The Arab World
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Language  and Power in The HandmaidŐs Tale and the World

Language and Power in The HandmaidŐs Tale and the World

Students work in small groups to examine Margaret AtwoodŐs use of and ... (more)

Students work in small groups to examine Margaret AtwoodŐs use of and observations about language in The HandmaidŐs Tale. Through this activity, students discover and articulate overarching thematic trends in the book and then can extend their observations about official or political language to examples from their own world. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Collection:
ReadWriteThink
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
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Arabic Language Web site

Arabic Language Web site

This website offers information on things relating to the Arabic language, such ... (more)

This website offers information on things relating to the Arabic language, such as its influence on other languages, dialects, phrases, newsletters, language schools, slang, and so forth. It also offers links to other information such as Arabic language schools, Arabic products, and Arabic translation. All Arabic on the site is transliterated. In addition to English, the website is available in Italian, Portuguese, Russian, French, Dutch, German, and Spanish. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Reference
Other
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
Arabic Language
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CultureTalk - Arab World

CultureTalk - Arab World

CultureTalk - Arab World features a very extensive selection of filmed interviews ... (more)

CultureTalk - Arab World features a very extensive selection of filmed interviews with people from different countries in the Arabic speaking world. While some interviews are in English, the vast majority are in Arabic. Translations and usually transcripts are provided for all non-English video clips. Topics include family, food, education, religious and cultural customs, work, art, sport, travel, etc. The regions covered are the Levant, North Africa, Egypt, and Mauritania, with an Iraqi section on the way. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Reference
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Other
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
Five College Center for the Study of World Languages
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WorldLingo Translator

WorldLingo Translator

This free translator belonging to WorldLingo translates to and from 33 different ... (more)

This free translator belonging to WorldLingo translates to and from 33 different languages, including from English to Arabic and from Arabic to English. It is able to translate words, phrases, and sentences. Translations are very literal, i.e. ______ _____ is translated as 'the peace on you'. Translation is limited to 500 words. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Reference
Other
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
WorldLingo
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International Language Testing Association

International Language Testing Association

The International Language Testing Association (ILTA) is an international group of language ... (more)

The International Language Testing Association (ILTA) is an international group of language testing and assessment scholars and practitioners who work together to define what it means to be a language tester. Goals of ILTA include stimulating professional growth through workshops and conferences, promoting the publication and dissemination of information relating to the field of language testing, developing and providing leadership in this field, building professional pride and recognizing outstanding achievement through awards, and more. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Reference
Other
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
International Language Testing Association
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Bite Sized Languages

Bite Sized Languages

This is a website that connects language learners to tutors, language exchanges, ... (more)

This is a website that connects language learners to tutors, language exchanges, a language learning blog, a forum for asking language questions, and a word of the day option. Arabic word of the day options are currently only available in MSA; Egyptian and Syrian dialects are forthcoming. Games are not currently available for Arabic on the site. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Reference
Other
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
Bitesized Languages Ltd
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Worldwide Language Resources

Worldwide Language Resources

Worldwide Language Resources (WWLR) is a language services company formed by individuals ... (more)

Worldwide Language Resources (WWLR) is a language services company formed by individuals having extensive international and government experience operating on every continent. Their marketing scope includes the needs of Government and Defense organizations as well as academia and private industry. WWLR offers interpreters, linguists, cultural advisers, language training, in-country immersion programs, languages books and other educational materials, seminars, and business consulting. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Full Course
Reference
Textbooks
Other
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
Worldwide Language Resources Inc.
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The Language Resource Newsletter

The Language Resource Newsletter

The Language Resource is a monthly publication of the National Capital Language ... (more)

The Language Resource is a monthly publication of the National Capital Language Resource Center (NCLRC) that provides practical teaching strategies, shares insights from research, and announces professional development opportunities for all foreign language educators. Funded by the US Department of Education through Title VI, it is a consortium of Georgetown University, The George Washington University, and the Center for Applied Linguistics. Past editions are available online as downloadable PDFs. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Readings
Reference
Other
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
National Capital Language Resource Center (NCLRC)
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 Easy Arabic Script (1st Edition) (Review)

Easy Arabic Script (1st Edition) (Review)

This book is for teaching students how to write Arabic in both ... (more)

This book is for teaching students how to write Arabic in both naksh and ruq'a forms, i.e. handwritten and typeset. A pronunciation guide is included, as well as the numbers 1 through 10. There is practice space in the book to both trace examples and write your own words and letters. It is intended for anyone who wishes to learn how to write Arabic, particularly those individuals who are self-taught, and not to learn what it is you are writing. No vocabulary or grammar is covered. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Resource Review
Textbooks
Collection:
Open Author Resources
Author:
CLASSRoad Admin
The Arabic Language

The Arabic Language

The Arabic Language section of this website contains a grammatical poem by ... (more)

The Arabic Language section of this website contains a grammatical poem by Ibn Malik and sections on i'rab, sarf, and nahu. The Ibn Malik poem covers all the grammatical rules of the Arabic language. The i'rab section includes the case endings of some sentences, numbers, and prepositions. The sarf section mainly includes nouns and their derivatives. In the nahu part, users learn the parts of speech and how verbs and nouns end. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Readings
Reference
Other
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
Khayma
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The Syntax of Spoken Arabic: A Comparative Study of Moroccan, Egyptian, Syrian, and Kuwaiti Dialects (Review)

The Syntax of Spoken Arabic: A Comparative Study of Moroccan, Egyptian, Syrian, and Kuwaiti Dialects (Review)

This book is a comparative study of the syntax of Arabic dialects, ... (more)

This book is a comparative study of the syntax of Arabic dialects, based on natural language data recorded in Morocco, Egypt, Syria, and Kuwait. Examples used are written in original Arabic, transliterated, and then written translated into English. The book includes information from general linguistics, typology, syntax, phonology, and compares Arabic with other languages for a great description of each dialect region. There are appendices in the back which have the full stories, anecdotes, jokes, etc. collected from personal data. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Readings
Resource Review
Collection:
Open Author Resources
Author:
CLASSRoad Admin
Arabic Language

Arabic Language

Learn Arabic Language is a website that intends to teach the basics ... (more)

Learn Arabic Language is a website that intends to teach the basics of the Arabic language, including background information on Arabic and its history. It contains information on the letters in their isolated position and numbers. The website further contains lists of pronouns, verbs, animal names, foods, grammar information, and more. All Arabic words are transliterated. The website also includes short lists of Arabic language books and Arabic schools throughout the U.S. and Egypt. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Reference
Other
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
Arabic-learner
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Daad Language

Daad Language

Daad Language provides the beginning essential tools to learn the Arabic language. ... (more)

Daad Language provides the beginning essential tools to learn the Arabic language. The site provides an introduction to the Arabic alphabet and discusses the more difficult letters, consonants, vowels, and the "shadda." Furthermore, a wide variety of vocabulary words, grouped by topic, is offered in addition to various lessons on pronouns, verb tenses, the numbers and more. A list of common expressions is also provided. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Reference
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
Daadlanguage
Author:
Hiba Abou Al Niaj
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Arabic Language

Arabic Language

This website contains Arabic language lessons. It provides concise, simple explanations of ... (more)

This website contains Arabic language lessons. It provides concise, simple explanations of Modern Standard Arabic grammatical concepts. It also covers rules of orthography and dictation, separated into several units. Each unit discusses a rule and several exercises are given. In addition, the user can find some poems about Palestine, literary criticism, Arabic to Arabic grammatical dictionaries, and more. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Reference
Other
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
Dr. Mosad Ziad
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World Wide Internet TV

World Wide Internet TV

This website brings TV channels from all over the world onto one ... (more)

This website brings TV channels from all over the world onto one website. Users can stream live video and TV channels from over 100 different countries. For TV in Arabic, channels are available from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kurdistan (Iraq), Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, The United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Reference
Other
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
WorldWide Internet TeleVision
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Center for Applied Second Language Studies (CASLS)

Center for Applied Second Language Studies (CASLS)

The goal of the Center for Applied Second Language Studies at the ... (more)

The goal of the Center for Applied Second Language Studies at the University of Oregon is to improve the teaching and learning of foreign languages. Similar to other language resource centers, CASLS creates language learning and teaching materials, offers professional development opportunities, and conducts research on foreign language learning. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Assessments
Reference
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Other
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
Center for Applied Second Language Studies (CASLS)
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Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC)

Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC)

The mission of the Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at San Diego ... (more)

The mission of the Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at San Diego State University is to develop and support the teaching and learning of foreign languages in the United States through research, technology, and publications. LARC focuses on less commonly taught languages, cross-cultural issues, language skills assessment, and teacher training. Some of the Arabic-oriented projects and programs LARC developed include online Arabic conversation courses and the After School Arabic Program (ASAP). (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Assessments
Reference
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Other
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC)
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National African Language Resource Center (NALRC)

National African Language Resource Center (NALRC)

The mission of the National African Language Resource Center (NALRC) at the ... (more)

The mission of the National African Language Resource Center (NALRC) at the University of Indiana is to serve the entire community of African language educators and learners in the United States by sponsoring a wide range of educational and professional activities. The intent is to improve the accessibility and quality of African language instruction in the United States. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Reference
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Other
Collection:
Arabic Language Learning
Provider:
National African Language Resource Center (NALRC)
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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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