This is a collection of one page stories brought together in one document available for free download. Each page/story corresponds with a day of the week, although the stories themselves have no connection with one another. The stories include moral lessons. Each story is fully voweled.
This website hosts many examples of poetry from the jahiliyyah period to the present in an attempt to create a comprehensive diwan of Arabic poetry. Some poems have an audio component. Users can browse poetry by time period, by audio file, by author's name, or by custom search. The website is also in English and there are many poems that have been translated into English, although some poems that are on the website in English are not on the website in Arabic and vice versa. Users can submit poetry to the website via a submission system.
This blog offers translations of Arabic songs into English. Arabic transcriptions of the song lyrics are also provided, as are the transliterated lyrics. Where possible, the song has been added to the website as well so that users can listen to the song as well as read along. Users can request new songs to be translated, submit their own translations, and leave comments. Users can also search the site or click on a singer's name to be given a list of their songs that have been translated on the site.
This page offers 186 different children's stories written in Arabic. Topics range from scientific matters such as how to build a telescope to literature and folktales, including Indian folktales. Stories must be viewed using Java and users must click on the link to view the resource and its title. Many contain images and other illustrations. The intended age level of the reader varies from story to story.
This is a blog that links to videos, music, and other information about studying and learning Arabic. The blog provides comments on information provided. For instance, there is a link to an episode of The Simpsons in Arabic while providing sentences and translations of some of the more complicated phrasing.
Aswaat Arabiyya is an archive of 245 videos in Arabic, listed by difficulty level and accompanied by glossaries and four worksheets each that focus on every aspect of listening comprehension. Selections come largely from Arabic media, with some cultural presentations by native speakers. Videos cover the entire Arabic-speaking world and include MSA and different dialects. Materials are designed to be used both as in-class activities and homework assignments. Videos can be slowed down.
This seven page guide contains a curated collection of digital humanities sites, authentic materials and openly licensed design resources. In addition to a number of examples, the guide also provides teachers with search tips for finding these sites on their own!
Would you like to incorporate interactive sites, commercials, artwork, menus, social media posts, and more into your world language classroom? In this one hour webinar, we’ll highlight some of our favorite digital humanities and authentic resources sites full of engaging materials to spark student’s curiosity and immerse them in the target culture. We’ll also share some of our strategies for finding these sites, including a searchable, community-built repository!
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This website is for those who would like to explore the Qur'an in a variety of languages. Users can view the Qur'an by chapter or by section (divided into 5 sections as well as into 30). The exegesis for the reasons of the Qur'an's revelation (Asbaab an-Nazuul) is included as are seven different tafasir, or exegeses. Translations of the Qur'an into 66 different languages are also found on the website; some languages have more than one translation available. Also included are Arabic definitions of the words of the Qur'an.
This is a group of three videos regarding human rights throughout the world. Each one of the videos is in MSA Arabic. The videos talk first about human rights in general, the second talks about the history of human rights in greater detail, and the third discusses women's rights and NGO's. The videos are about ten minutes long.
This tool is designed to help you locate openly licensed materials to add to your OER. We'll also review how to incorporate content that is not openly licensed (copyrighted) through the principles of fair use.
The Iraq Hurr website is a news broadcast website that includes radio and video components as well as news articles. The majority of the content concerns Iraq, but world news is also reported on the site. Components of the website include current events, politics, economics, security, society, and various programs such as sports and human rights in Iraq. Podcasts are also available, as is a free app for both iPhones and Android.
This website includes the entire Qur'an, searchable by chapter. An audio component is available for users to listen to the Qur'an as they are reading it in Arabic and in English translation. English words in red include exegesis of the term. The 'learn Arabic' portion of this Qur'an website includes analysis of Arabic grammatical structures. Included are charts of the alphabet, personal pronouns, prepositions, verbs and adverbs, and a verbal sentence equation that helps students construct sentences by choosing a subject, verb, and direct object.
This lesson plan is an example of a lesson that is used to teach Food for level II students in LAUSD schools. This lesson was developed by Nada Shaath, and adapted from a unit that was developed by Startalk LA Stars teams.
This Arabic-only website is an effort to record and preserve information on the culture and history of modern Egypt from the reign of Muhammad 'Ali starting in 1805 to the end of Sadat's presidency in 1981. Materials on this site include pictures of coins from this era, maps, stamps, medals, books, documents, photos, recordings, information on movies, speeches, newspaper articles, magazine covers, and more.
This blog is for children, parents, and anyone else interested in Arabic children's books. There is information about children's literature awards, summer reading suggestions for kids, reviews of children's books, and more. The blog's author also posts news about children's literature, such as when big websites are having sales and when new websites for children are launched.
This is a radio station out of Lebanon that provides free streaming via their Ôlive audioŐ button. Unlike many other radio station websites operating out of the Middle East, it provides reliable, live audio to their station and is consistently updated. The interface is in English, making it easy to use for novice speakers of Arabic who are looking to listen in on some Arabic radio. Some of their archived shows play English music.
This is the second volume in a series of four books, first published in 1919. The series treats Arabic grammar in a highly technical way and was written to expand up the foundational Arabic text, Wright's Grammar. This volume of Elementary Arabic is divided into four sections of readings, including extract from the Qur'an, stories of warriors, hadith, and historical extracts. It ends with a glossary and a grammatical analysis of the readings.