Author: Leston Chandler Buell

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Arabic 2 syllabus, October–December 2018

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 2, October–December 2018. The syllabus is based on a previous course and will be updated gradually with current information as the course progresses. A couple of useful links: Audio vocabulary flashcards on Memrise. Mastering Arabic official resources. Arabic 2 spelling list. Information about the Arabic …

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Arabic 3 syllabus, October–December 2018

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 3, October–December 2018. 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: Audio vocabulary flashcards on Memrise. Mastering Arabic official resources. Searcheable PDF of the Hans Wehr Dictionary. Information …

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children’s books by Safeer

The Egyptian publisher has a number of children’s books in Arabic that are available as e-books and can be purchased, for example, on Google Play. I have taken a look of all their offerings and have identified the following as appropriate for a beginning or intermediate foreign learner. The links provided are for the book …

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Arabic 2 syllabus, August 2018

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 2, August 2018. The syllabus is still a work in progress and may be updated gradually with more details as the the course progresses. A couple of useful links: Audio vocabulary flashcards on Memrise. Mastering Arabic official resources. Lesson Material Covered Lesson 1 Monday 6/8 …

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Finding Arabic books in the Netherlands

I am often asked by my students where they can find Arabic books in the Netherlands. I will keep this list updated as I find new information: Dilara is a bookshop in Bos en Lommer, Amsterdam. Students have found that they have many colourful, cheap storybooks for children in Arabic. (These can be found in …

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Arabic 4 syllabus, July-August 2018

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 4, January–March 2018. This is a work in progress that will be modified and added to as the course progresses. Some useful links: Mastering Arabic official resources. Searcheable PDF of the Hans Wehr Dictionary Official vocabulary memorization packages for Mastering Arabic on Memrise. Useful link …

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Arabic 2 syllabus, April–June 2018

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 2, April-June 2018. The syllabus is still a work in progress and may be updated gradually with more details as the the course progresses. A couple of useful links: Audio vocabulary flashcards on Memrise. Mastering Arabic official resources. Lesson Material Covered Lesson 1 18/4 During …

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Arabic 3 syllabus, April–June 2018

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 3, April–June 2018. This syllabus is based on how the course proceeded in January-March. It will be updated as the course proceeds. Some useful links: Audio vocabulary flashcards on Memrise. Mastering Arabic official resources. Searcheable PDF of the Hans Wehr Dictionary. Lesson Material Covered Lesson …

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I want to learn Arabic. How should I start?

As a teacher of Arabic, I am sometimes asked what the best way is to start learning the language. In this article I’ll give some tips and things to consider. What kind of Arabic? The language normally used in newspapers, books, and scripted material is usually known as Modern Standard Arabic, abbreviated as MSA. MSA …