Author: Leston Chandler Buell

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Arabic 2 syllabus: August 2019

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 2, August-September 2019. The syllabus is based on a previous course and will be updated each week with current information as the course progresses. A couple of useful links: Audio vocabulary flashcards on Memrise. Mastering Arabic official resources. And also a couple of important points: …

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Duolingo: Descriptions 1

Welcome to the Descriptions 1 skill in Dr. Bulbul’s Guide to Duolingo Arabic. The Descriptions 1 skill introduces the letters س siin, ع 3ayn, and ل laam. The  ـّـ shadda is also introduced, which is a diacritic used to indicate a doubled consonant. The official Tips and Notes for this skill (which are quite sparse) …

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Dr. Bulbul’s Guide to Duolingo Arabic

The Duolingo Arabic course was released out of beta in early July 2019. I am currently writing a guide to the course and am posting this material to this site as I write it. The course consists of 31 skills. As of July 18, 2019, I have written guide pages for the following skills: Alphabet …

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Arabic 1 syllabus, July 2019

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 1, July 2019, a semi-intensive course. This syllabus is based on the syllabus for a previous course and will be updated with current information as the course proceeds. Some useful links: Bite-Size Arabic website. And also a couple of administrative points: Please write to your …

beginning, Duolingo

Duolingo Arabic: Alphabet 1, 2, 3, and 4

I have just (July 2, 2019) worked through level 1 of the first four skills of the Duolingo Arabic course: Alphabet 1, 2, 3, and 4. These four skills teach you eleven letters of the Arabic alphabet (about a third of them), a few diacritical marks, and about twelve words, most of them proper names …

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Arabic 2 syllabus, April-June 2019

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 2, April–June 2019. The syllabus is based on a previous course and will be updated each week with current information as the course progresses. A couple of useful links: Audio vocabulary flashcards on Memrise. Mastering Arabic official resources. And also a couple of important points: …