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Arabic Course
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This webpage offers a brief series of lessons on the Arabic language. The course begins with introduction, history and facts about Arabic, and then proceeds to introduce users to the alphabet,transliteration, and short and long vowels. The final few lessons focus on grammatical topics, including sentence structure, parts of speech, and singular and plural. The second part is called Arabic Phrases, it contains two short conversations. The site also offers an editor for translation and writing Arabic and an Arabic typing game.

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Arts and Humanities
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نوع المادة:
Game
تفاعلية
Provider:
Arabic Keyboard
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Arabic Lessons from Musings on Arab Culture
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This blog is from an American woman living and working in Saudi Arabia. It includes information about living and working in Saudi Arabia as well as her travels elsewhere in the Middle East. This particular section of the blog includes lessons on Arabic, which are all transliterated. Conversations that are transliterated and translated, vocabulary lists, and cultural information are all included. The lessons include one on bread, one on time and the concept of time, and one on New Year's Resolutions.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Michele La Morte-Shbat
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Arabic for Dummies
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The official, Arabic for Dummies website hosts a number of helpful selections (taken from the company's full-length books) dealing with the basics of the Arabic language. Examples of the article topics include verbs in the past and present, statements and questions structures, nouns and adjectives, alphabet, numbers, common phrases, and date and time, are some of the topics explained on this page. There are several cheat sheets that summarize the most important issues. Arabic text is always accompanied by English translations and transliterations

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Asking About Nationality, Mandarin Chinese, Novice Low
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In this activity, students will practice asking someone they meet where they are from and their nationality. Students will start by asking each other what country they are from, and then each student will be given a country card at random. Students will then practice asking and answering questions about various nationalities.

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Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Derek Cross
Hannah Steiner
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
10/10/2019
Back to School Speed Dating, Advanced Low, ASL
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In this activity, students will have the opportunity to get to know each other and their lab assistant by sharing summer experiences in a casual setting. Students will share their preferences and express reasons for their preferences as well. Students will also practice describing vacations.

Subject:
Communication
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Sarra Foerster
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
09/24/2019
Colloquial Arabic: Sample Comparisons of Dialect
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This site houses a large number of very brief audio files in which native speakers say brief, useful, every day phrases in a number of conjugations. Phrases include things like "How much is this?" "How are you?" or simply reciting useful vocabulary and also cover numbers and time. Each phrase is spoken in 8 or 9 dialects from the regions of North Africa, the Levant, and the Persian Gulf. Every phrase is accompanied by a transcript.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Five College Center for the Study of World Languages
Date Added:
09/12/2013
Critical Language Service (YouTube Channel)
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Critical Language Service offers playlists with video lessons that explain the material in Alif Baa, Al-Kitaab 1 (through lesson 11), and a series on Egyptian vocabulary. Videos designed for the Alif Baa series focus on stories to illustrate new vocabulary while the series designed for Al-Kitaab explains grammatical concepts introduced in the books, and demonstrate proper pronunciation. They also offer a playlist of 60 cartoon episodes in Arabic.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Critical Language Service
Date Added:
10/14/2013
CultureTalk - Arab World
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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.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Religious Studies
World Cultures
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Five College Center for the Study of World Languages
Date Added:
10/14/2013
End of Semester Review, Mandarin Chinese, Novice Low/Novice Mid
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In this activity students will play a Kahoot! review game to review the content, grammatical concepts, high frequency vocabulary and common phrases in Mandarin Chinese that were learned during the semester.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Hannah Steiner
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
09/25/2019
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Family T
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In this activity, students will work together to interview one another to construct family trees. Students will pair off and ask one another a series of interview questions and draw their partners family tree. Students will then introduce their partners family to other classmates.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Amber Hoye
Dalia Elgamel
Date Added:
08/08/2019
Family Trees, Mandarin Chinese, Novice-Low
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In this activity, students will work together to interview one another to construct family trees. Students will pair off and ask one another a series of interview questions and draw their partners family tree. Students will then introduce their partners family to other classmates.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Derek Cross
Hannah Steiner
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
10/10/2019
First Impression Mad Libs, Intermediate-low, ASL
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Students will introduce themselves to each other. They will also fill out a Mad-Libs sheet based on the information they know about a partner. Students will learn to describe each other and each other's personality.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Delaney Lyon
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
10/02/2019
Getting to Know You, Intermediate-Low, ASL Foundations
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Students will have a chance to get acquainted with the other students in their lab group with both of the activities. The first will be focusing on individual student preferences, and the second will test their knowledge of their newly made friends! This is a great lab to start the year off.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Delaney Lyon
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
09/19/2019
Greetings and Introductions, Mandarin Chinese, Novice Low
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In this activity students will learn vocabulary associated with different times of day. Students will each be given a name game card of a famous Chinese icon. Students will then take on the role of these icons and introduce themselves to one another and practice greetings.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Derek Cross
Hannah Steiner
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
10/10/2019
Greetings and Introductions Review, Mandarin Chinese, Novice Low
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In this activity students will play a game to review greeting, nationalities and time phrases. Throughout the quiz, there will be some supplementary discussion questions to help further reinforce concepts covered in class.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Hannah Steiner
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
09/25/2019
High-Impact Intros Supplemental Materials
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Building High-Impact Online Icebreakers

The collection of handouts, tools, and deliverables used at the Distance Teaching & Learning Conference in Madison, WI in 2017.

Subject:
Applied Science
Arts and Humanities
Business and Communication
Career and Technical Education
Education
English Language Arts
History
Law
Life Science
Mathematics
Physical Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Author:
Dr. Stacy Greathouse
Date Added:
07/24/2017