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ACTFL/ILR Oral Proficiency Interview by computer (OPIc)
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The ACTFL/ILR Oral Proficiency Interview by computer (OPIc) exam tests for speaking skills and is offered for various languages, Arabic being one of them. The exam can be administered to students of all proficiency levels who are in college and beyond. The length of the exam is 20-30 minutes and it is rated by ACTFL Certified ILR OPIc Raters. The results reported are individual scores of proficiency from 0 to 2.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
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Assessment
Provider:
Language Testing International
Date Added:
10/14/2013
ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines (2012 Edition)
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This resource gives detailed proficiency guidelines for second language learners in the four major categories of speaking, writing, listening, and reading. It separates proficiency into five major levels: distinguished, superior, advanced, intermediate, and novice. Advanced, intermediate, and novice are further divided into high, mid, and low sublevels. The guidelines give detailed descriptions of language use regarding each level, applicable to all languages.

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Languages
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Date Added:
09/12/2013
ACTFLŠ Oral Proficiency Interview - computer
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The ACTFLŠ Oral Proficiency Interview - computer exam tests for speaking skills and is offered for various languages, Arabic being one of them. The exam can be administered to students at an ACTFL Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, and Superior proficiency level who are in the 10-12th grade, college and to adults. The length of the exam is 14-40 minutes and it is rated by ACTFL Certified ILR OPIc Raters. The results reported are 1 of 10 possible proficiency levels from the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
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Assessment
Provider:
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Arabic Course Achievement tests
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The Arabic Course Achievement tests measure reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, as well as grammar and vocabulary. The exams can be administered to students of all proficiency levels in PK-12 schools as well as college. The length of the exams is 1-2 hours and can be scored by a computer or a locally trained scorer. The intended test use can be for placement, credit by examination, achievement, and or fulfilling a requirement.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Mahdi Alosh
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Arabic Oral Proficiency: A Guide for Students
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This guide is for students who wish to get an idea of what speaking proficiency is, what the guidelines are for speaking proficiency, and what kinds of outcomes can be expected after different amounts of Arabic study. It can also be used by instructors who are looking for similar information. Examples of students at different levels are provided, as are rater comments of the examples. The website includes a list of resources for further instruction and information regarding oral proficiency.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Center For Applied Linguistics
Date Added:
09/12/2013
Arabic Proficiency Test
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The Arabic Proficiency Test measures reading and listening skills. The exam can be administered to high school and college students as well as to professionals. The length of the exam is 2 hours 30 minutes and its format is selected response/multiple choice. Ultimately, the reported result is based on ACTFL scores of novice, intermediate, advanced, and auperior proficiency levels.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Raji M. Rammuny
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Arabic Speaking Test (AST)
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The Arabic Speaking Test measures speaking skills. The exam can be administered to those at ACTFL intermediate, advanced, and superior proficiency levels. The test can be given to high school and college students and to professionals. The length of the exam is 25-50 minutes and its format is a simulated oral proficiency interview. Ultimately, the result reported is a proficiency level.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
University of Michigan/Center for Applied Linguistics
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Aswaat Arabiyya
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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.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
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Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Date Added:
01/10/2013
CAL Oral Proficiency Exam (COPE)
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The CAL Oral Proficiency Exam (COPE) measures listening and speaking skills and is offered for various languages, Arabic being one of them. The exam can be administered to students at an intermediate proficiency level in the 5-7th grade. The length of the exam is 15-20 minutes per pair of students.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Center For Applied Linguistics
Author:
Shelley Gutstein, Sarah Goodwin, Nancy Rhodes, Gina Richardson, Lynn Thompson, Lih-Shing Wang
Date Added:
10/14/2013
CAST
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The CAST exam measures speaking skills and is offered for various languages, Arabic being one of them. The exam can be administered to students at an intermediate and advanced proficiency level who are in the 10-12th grade, students in college, and to professionals. The length of the exam is 30 minutes and it is rated by a CAST assessor or by a teacher/reviewer. The exams are anonymous and results are sent by e-mail automatically after rating.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Center For Applied Linguistics
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research (CALPER)
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The Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research (CALPER) at the University of Pennsylvania is one of the fifteen Language Resource Centers established under Title VI of the U.S. Department of Education. According to the website, CALPER's particular focus is to improve the environment of advanced-level foreign language teaching and learning and assessment. The center thus far has developed innovative teaching materials, created online professional development resources, offered workshops for educators, and more.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research (CALPER)
Date Added:
10/14/2013
The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA)
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The mission of the Center for Advanced Research on Language Aquisition (CARLA) is to study multilingualism and multiculturalism, to develop knowledge of second language acquisition, and to advance the quality of second language teaching, learning, and assessment. Some of the ways in which the center aims to achieve this mission is by conducting research and action projects in order to share research-based forms of knowledge.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
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Assessment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA)
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Center for Applied Second Language Studies (CASLS)
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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.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Center for Applied Second Language Studies (CASLS)
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language & Literacy (CERCLL)
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The Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy (CERCLL) at the University of Arizona is one of the 15 Language Research Centers established across the nation under Title VI of the U.S. Department of Education. CERCLL researches culture, language and literacy with less commonly taught languages. The center also strives to provide educators with teaching resources and opportunities for their professional development.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language & Literacy (CERCLL)
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Classroom Oral Competency Interview (COCI)
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The Classroom Oral Competency Interview (COCI) exam tests for listening and speaking skills and is offered for any language. The exam can be administered to students in 6-12th grade as well as in college. The length of the exam is 5-7 minutes. The exam consists of a face to face interview and the result reported is a proficiency level.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Center For Applied Linguistics
Author:
California Foreign Language Project
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Classroom Writing Competency Assessment (CWCA)
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The Classroom Writing Competency Assessment (CWCA) exam tests for writing skills and is offered for any language. The exam can be administered to students of all proficiency levels in 5-12th grade. The exam was designed to provide teachers with indicators of increases in student writing competency. Students produce a writing sample following a given prompt, which must be created based on the following format: context, text, function, and content.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
California Foreign Language Project
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Columbus Public Schools Foreign Language Oral Assessment Kit, Levels I-III
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The Columbus Public Schools Foreign Language Oral Assessment tests for speaking skills and is offered for any language. The exam can be administered to students of all proficiency levels in 7-12th grade. The exam is based on scenarios and only tests what students can realistically respond to.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Columbus Public Schools Level I-III Foreign Language Oral Assessment Project
Author:
Robert E Robison et al.
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Cosmo Trainer Vocabulary Quizzes
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This program allows language learners to create their own vocabulary quizzes by signing up for a login; these vocabulary lists can also be shared with others. There are two pre-created quizzes drilling vocabulary. There is no need to create a login for these quizzes. Many other languages are available.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Interactive
Provider:
Cosmo Trainer
Date Added:
10/14/2013
English-Arabic Vocabulary Quizzes
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These English-Arabic vocabulary multiple choice quizzes are grouped by vocabulary type, including adverbs of time, colors, days of the week, fruit, and so forth. Most of the quizzes use Arabic script, while a few are in transliterated Arabic for those on computers not equipped with unicode. Quizzes are written by volunteers and although designed for the native Arabic speaking student learning English, they can also be used for the native English speaking student learning Arabic. Some of the quizzes include sound effects.

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Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Provider:
The Internet TESL Journal
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Fly with Arabic: Unit Five (School Subjects)
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Authored by Belal Joundeya, Fly with Arabic: Unit Five (School Subjects) features a variety of language-learning lessons tied together by fun themes related to school subjects, careers, and schooling culture. The unit focuses on the acquisition of listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills, as well as knowledge of Arabic cultures and history.

Unit five is the fifth chapter in the "Fly with Arabic" series, which is comprised of a total of eight units, each containing several lessons, including fill-in-the-blank exercises, open-ended writing practice, and word-matching games, that seek to reinforce specific learning outcomes, such as oral and written production, writing, and reading. Additionally, brief cultural drills are included in each unit, and are designed to add a cultural dimension to each unit's language activities. All units also contain self- assessment checklists to help monitor and measure the learner's progress during the unit.

In summary, through using a number of drills to produce vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, and speaking skills, including pictures, word-matching games, open-ended writing practice, and fill-in-the-blank exercises, the "Fly with Arabic" series seeks to connect all phases of Arabic-learning into one comprehensive package.

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Arts and Humanities
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Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Game
Homework/Assignment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
CLASSRoad Admin
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Fly with Arabic: Unit Four (I am a Player in Real Salt Lake)
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Authored by Belal Joundeya, Unit Four (I am a Player in Real Salt Lake) features a variety of language-learning lessons tied together by fun themes related to sports, hobbies, and general leisure activities. The unit focuses on the acquisition of listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills, as well as knowledge of Arabic cultures and history.

Unit four is the fourth chapter in the "Fly with Arabic" series, which is comprised of a total of eight units, each containing several lessons, including fill-in-the-blank exercises, open-ended writing practice, and word-matching games, that seek to reinforce specific learning outcomes, such as oral and written production, writing, and reading. Additionally, brief cultural drills are included in each unit, and are designed to add a cultural dimension to each unit's language activities. All units also contain self- assessment checklists to help monitor and measure the learner's progress during the unit.

In summary, through using a number of drills to produce vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, and speaking skills, including pictures, word-matching games, open-ended writing practice, and fill-in-the-blank exercises, the "Fly with Arabic" series seeks to connect all phases of Arabic-learning into one comprehensive package.

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Game
Homework/Assignment
Author:
CLASSRoad Admin
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Fly with Arabic: Unit One (I am a Student in Renaissance Academy)
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Authored by Belal Joundeya, Fly with Arabic: Unit One (I am a Student in Renaissance Academy) features a variety of language-learning lessons tied together by fun themes related to studying, school, and classroom culture. The unit focuses on the acquisition of listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills, as well as knowledge of Arabic cultures and history.

Unit one is the first chapter in the "Fly with Arabic" series, which is comprised of a total of eight units, each containing several lessons, including fill-in-the-blank exercises, open-ended writing practice, and word-matching games, that seek to reinforce specific learning outcomes, such as oral and written production, writing, and reading. Additionally, brief cultural drills are included in each unit, and are designed to add a cultural dimension to each unit's language activities. All units also contain self- assessment checklists to help monitor and measure the learner's progress during the unit.

In summary, through using a number of drills to produce vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, and speaking skills, including pictures, word-matching games, open-ended writing practice, and fill-in-the-blank exercises, the "Fly with Arabic" series seeks to connect all phases of Arabic-learning into one comprehensive package.

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Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Game
Homework/Assignment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
CLASSRoad Admin
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Fly with Arabic: Unit Six (My Daily Routine)
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Authored by Belal Joundeya, Fly with Arabic: Unit Six (My Daily Routine) features a variety of language-learning lessons tied together by fun themes related to everyday life, daily schedules, and interpersonal interactions. The unit focuses on the acquisition of listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills, as well as knowledge of Arabic cultures and history.

Unit six is the sixth chapter in the "Fly with Arabic" series, which is comprised of a total of eight units, each containing several lessons, including fill-in-the-blank exercises, open-ended writing practice, and word-matching games, that seek to reinforce specific learning outcomes, such as oral and written production, writing, and reading. Additionally, brief cultural drills are included in each unit, and are designed to add a cultural dimension to each unit's language activities. All units also contain self- assessment checklists to help monitor and measure the learner's progress during the unit.

In summary, through using a number of drills to produce vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, and speaking skills, including pictures, word-matching games, open-ended writing practice, and fill-in-the-blank exercises, the "Fly with Arabic" series seeks to connect all phases of Arabic-learning into one comprehensive package.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Game
Homework/Assignment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
CLASSRoad Admin
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Fly with Arabic: Unit Three (I Only Like Healthy Food)
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Authored by Belal Joundeya, Fly with Arabic: Unit Three (I Only Like Healthy Food) features a variety of language-learning lessons tied together by fun themes related to dietary customs, including food, drink, and the concept of eating healthy. The unit focuses on the acquisition of listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills, as well as knowledge of Arabic cultures and history.

Unit three is the third chapter in the "Fly with Arabic" series, which is comprised of a total of eight units, each containing several lessons, including fill-in-the-blank exercises, open-ended writing practice, and word-matching games, that seek to reinforce specific learning outcomes, such as oral and written production, writing, and reading. Additionally, brief cultural drills are included in each unit, and are designed to add a cultural dimension to each unit's language activities. All units also contain self- assessment checklists to help monitor and measure the learner's progress during the unit.

In summary, through using a number of drills to produce vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, and speaking skills, including pictures, word-matching games, open-ended writing practice, and fill-in-the-blank exercises, the "Fly with Arabic" series seeks to connect all phases of Arabic-learning into one comprehensive package.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Game
Homework/Assignment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
CLASSRoad Admin
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Fly with Arabic: Unit Two (Weather around the World)
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Authored by Belal Joundeya, Fly with Arabic: Unit Two (Weather around the World) features a variety of language-learning lessons tied together by fun themes related to weather, seasons, and weather-specific dress. The unit focuses on the acquisition of listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills, as well as knowledge of Arabic cultures and history.

Unit two is the second chapter in the "Fly with Arabic" series, which is comprised of a total of eight units, each containing several lessons, including fill-in-the-blank exercises, open-ended writing practice, and word-matching games, that seek to reinforce specific learning outcomes, such as oral and written production, writing, and reading. Additionally, brief cultural drills are included in each unit, and are designed to add a cultural dimension to each unit's language activities. All units also contain self- assessment checklists to help monitor and measure the learner's progress during the unit.

In summary, through using a number of drills to produce vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, and speaking skills, including pictures, word-matching games, open-ended writing practice, and fill-in-the-blank exercises, the "Fly with Arabic" series seeks to connect all phases of Arabic-learning into one comprehensive package.

Unit two is the second chapter in the "Fly with Arabic" series, which is comprised of a total of eight units, each containing several lessons, including fill-in-the-blank exercises, open-ended writing practice, and word-matching games, that seek to reinforce specific learning outcomes, such as oral and written production, writing, and reading. Additionally, brief cultural drills are included in each unit, and are designed to add a cultural dimension to each unit's language activities. All units also contain self- assessment checklists to help monitor and measure the learner's progress during the unit.

In summary, through using a number of drills to produce vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, and speaking skills, including pictures, word-matching games, open-ended writing practice, and fill-in-the-blank exercises, the "Fly with Arabic" series seeks to connect all phases of Arabic-learning into one comprehensive package.

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Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Homework/Assignment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
CLASSRoad Admin
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Foreign Language Achievement Tests (FLATS)
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The Foreign Language Achievement Tests (FLATS) measure reading, listening and grammar skills and is offered for various languages, Arabic being one of them. The exam can be administered to students who are in their last year of high school and in college, as it is intended to test achievement in the targeted areas equivalent to the first three semesters of university study in the language. The length of the exam is 2 and a half hours.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Brigham Young University
Date Added:
10/14/2013
The Haya! Project
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A web based instructional tool funded by STARTALK, Haya! is designed to introduce Arabic teachers to standards-based language instruction for grades K-16. The project uses text and video lectures to illustrate how to implement Standards-based instruction, build a thematic unit, and function as a language facilitator and mentor. The site is broken down into three models that focus on the importance of these standards and provide teachers with advice and tips for implementing them. Discussion questions accompany the lectures.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
National Capital Language Resource Center (NCLRC)
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Introduction to Written Arabic
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This website from the University of Victoria is intended to teach individuals the basics of the Arabic alphabet, including the correct pronunciation of letters and words. The website is broken into consonants and vowels, listening and reading exercises, and dictation. Section include an introduction, examples, and exercises and tests to ensure proper learning. Short vowels are also introduced in these lessons. Letter keys are provided for those not on a computer that allows for typing in Arabic.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Interactive
Provider:
University of Victoria
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Learn Arabic 101
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Learn Arabic 101 is a series of basic Arabic lessons. The alphabet, adjectives, nouns, verbs, phrases, grammar, and vocabulary are some of the topics explained on this website. Each word or phrase is translated and transliterated. If the user clicks on an Arabic word, it will be pronounced. In addition, there are translation and Arabic keyboard sections. There is also a multiple-choice exam section for the learner to practice.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Learn101
Date Added:
10/14/2013
National African Language Resource Center (NALRC)
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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.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
National African Language Resource Center (NALRC)
Date Added:
10/14/2013
National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC)
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The National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) at the University of Hawai'i is one of the fifteen National Foreign Language Resource Centers established under Title VI of the U.S. Department of Education. NFLRC focuses on the less commonly taught languages of Asia and the Pacific, including Arabic. The website offers publications available for sale and frequently hosts conferences and workshops.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC)
Date Added:
10/14/2013
National Heritage Language Resource Center (NHLRC)
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The mission of the National Heritage Language Resource Center (NHLRC) at the University of California, Los Angeles is to develop effective pedagogical approaches to teaching heritage language learners, first by creating a research base and then by pursuing curriculum design and teacher education. Some of the center's projects for Arabic include facilitating STARTALK workshops, publishing articles on Arabic linguistics, and more. The NHLRC is one of 15 Language Resource Centers established under Title VI of the U.S. Department of Education.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Linguistics
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
National Heritage Language Resource Center (NHLRC)
Date Added:
10/14/2013
New York University Foreign Language Proficiency Test
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The New York University Foreign Language Proficiency Test measures reading, writing, listening, grammar, and culture skills. It is offered for various languages, Arabic being one of them. The exam can be administered to students who are in college as well as to professionals and other adults. The exam can be administered anywhere in the world. The length of the exam varies depending on whether the advanced or the intermediate version is being administered.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
New York University Center for Foreign Langauges and Translation
Date Added:
10/14/2013
OWL Test Management System
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The OWL Testing Software serves many purposes and is useful for oral assessment as it can digitally capture the oral responses of each student. The system facilitates the rating and scoring process. OWL also allows raters to do evaluations online, record comments, and control multiple ratings. Additionally, it allows the opportunity for institutions to build assessments that are tailored to their syllabus and standards of achievements. Exams can be administered to anyone.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
OWL Testing Software
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Online Arabic Tutorial
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This online Arabic tutorial from the University of Maryland offers information on the alphabet, basics in grammar such as pronouns and verb conjugations, numbers, qualifying adjectives, time and date, and other various vocabulary activities focusing on things such as the parts of the body and greetings. Each tutorial section comes with a comprehensive quiz. Audio components are available to listen to the various vocabulary words.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Interactive
Provider:
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Oral Proficiency Interview
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The Oral Proficiency Interview exam tests for speaking skills and is offered for various languages, including Arabic. The exam can be administered to students and professionals of all proficiency levels, starting from grade 11 in high school. The length of the exam, conducted by phone or Skype, is 20-30 minutes. Results fall on a scale of proficiency ranging from 0 to 5+. The exam resembles a conversation but goes through a specific set of stages: a warm-up stage to check the interviewee's level, a stage to probe for higher levels, and wind-down phase.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Language Testing International
Date Added:
10/14/2013
ProProfs Arabic Quizzes
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Part of a larger website concerning education, this set of Arabic quizzes are user generated and contain more than 30 quizzes. Arabic quizzes include topics such as vocabulary, letter sounds, the alphabet, and more. Quizzes are timed and scores can be recorded and kept track of. Registering allows users to create their own quizzes.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Provider:
ProProfs
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Proficiency Test in Arabic Reading (PTARC)
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The Proficiency Test in Arabic Reading (PTARC) measures reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar, and vocabulary skills. The PTARC exam is intended for college students and beyond, and it can be administered to students of all proficiency levels. The length of the exam is 1-2 hours.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Mahdi Alosh
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Transliteration Test
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Part of a larger website devoted to transliteration, this is an exam that tests the ability of the listener to hear the correct Arabic word in a phrase or sentence, and then choose the proper transliterated word via a multiple choice question. The exam keeps track of the number of words guessed correctly. Examples are taken from the Qur'an.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Provider:
Transliteration
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Writing Proficiency Test
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The ACTFL Writing Proficiency Test is designed to rate students' writing skills and is offered for various languages, including Arabic. The exam can be administered to students at the ACTFL Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, and Superior proficiency levels who are in grades K-12 schools, college, or to those who are adults. The length of the exam is 90 minutes and it is available on-demand via the internet or in booklet form. It is rated by ACTFL Certified WPT Raters.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Language Testing International
Date Added:
10/14/2013