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Arab Culture and Civilization
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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

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The Arabic Alphabet - An Overview
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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

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Chinese VI (Streamlined), Spring 2005
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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

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M.I.T.
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Zhang, Jin
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Environmental Struggles, Fall 2004
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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

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World Cultures
Anthropology
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M.I.T.
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MIT OpenCourseWare
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Walley, Christine
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 Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic (Review)
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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

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Philosophy of Love in the Western World, Fall 2004
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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

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M.I.T.
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Singer, Irving
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A Practical Grammar of the Arabic Language (PDF)
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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

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Bernard Quaritch Ltd
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Ahmad Faris Shidyaq
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Read Arabic! - At the Clinic
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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

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National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Calendars and Seasons
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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

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National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Courtship: Matchmaking
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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

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National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Culture: Rap Music in the Arab World
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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

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National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Culture: Visiting a Mosque
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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

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Religious Studies
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National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Culture and Men's Clothing
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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

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World Cultures
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National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Culture and Women's Clothing
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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

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World Cultures
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National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Dabke
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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

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National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Extended Family
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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

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National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Fairuz
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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

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National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Food and Eating
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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

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National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) - University of Maryland
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Read Arabic! - Food and Eating
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This online lesson teaches students vocabulary and verbs for ordering food in ... More

This online lesson teaches students vocabulary and verbs for ordering food in a restaurant. 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 menu items such as sweet and sour shrimp and tuna fillets. Less

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Read Arabic! - Geography: Bodies of Water
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This online lesson teaches students vocabulary relating to bodies of water around ... More

This online lesson teaches students vocabulary relating to bodies of water around the world. Activities and sound files are designed to gauge comprehension. A glossary of terms is included, as well as grammatical notes and learning strategies. Less

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.)310.1( tcejbus ngised enotspac eht dna )150.1 ,140.1 ,130.1( stcejbus ngised aera ... More

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