Author: Leston Chandler Buell

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Arabic 2 syllabus: July-September 2021

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 2, July-September 2021. A couple of useful links: Audio vocabulary flashcards on Memrise. Mastering Arabic official resources. You will need to make an account to be able to access these resources. Spelling list with the words you will need to be able to spell from …

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Arabic 5 syllabus: July-September 2021

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 5, July-September 2021. A couple of useful links: Audio vocabulary flashcards on Memrise. Mastering Arabic official resources. You will need to make an account to be able to access these resources. And also a couple of administrative points: Please write to your instructor if for …

beginning, intermediate

Some basic expressions for Ramadan

In this article we’ll be looking some basic words and expressions concerning Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting. Happy Ramadan! There are a couple of common expressions to wish someone a happy Ramadan, the first of which is this: رَمَضان كرِيم. ramaḍan kariim. literally: ‘Ramadan is nobel/generous.’ The usual reply to this expression is: اللهُ …

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What to do while waiting for Arabic 3 or higher to begin

After completing an Arabic course at UvA Talen, it can sometimes be a long wait until the next course begins. So, pupils occasionally ask what they can do to keep working on their Arabic while they’re waiting for the next course. I provide a few ideas in this article, which is for students who have …

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Arabic 3 syllabus, April-June 2021

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 3, April-June 2020. Some useful links: Audio vocabulary flashcards on Memrise. Mastering Arabic official resources. You will need to make an account to be able to access these resources. Searcheable PDF of the Hans Wehr Dictionary. This dictionary is used in some of the exercises …

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Arabic 2 syllabus: April-June 2021

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 2, April-June 2021. A couple of useful links: Audio vocabulary flashcards on Memrise. Mastering Arabic official resources. You will need to make an account to be able to access these resources. Spelling list with the words you will need to be able to spell from …

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Arabic 2 syllabus: January-March 2021

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 2, January-March 2021. A couple of useful links: Audio vocabulary flashcards on Memrise. Mastering Arabic official resources. You will need to make an account to be able to access these resources. Spelling list with the words you will need to be able to spell from …

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Arabic 3 syllabus, January-March 2021

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 3, October-December 2020. Some useful links: Audio vocabulary flashcards on Memrise. Mastering Arabic official resources. You will need to make an account to be able to access these resources. Searcheable PDF of the Hans Wehr Dictionary. This dictionary is used in some of the exercises …

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Arabic 2 syllabus: October-December 2020

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 3, October-December 2020. The same course taught by Elise will also follow this basic outline, but may differ in details. A couple of useful links: Audio vocabulary flashcards on Memrise. Mastering Arabic official resources. You will need to make an account to be able to …

for Dr. Bulbul's students

Arabic 3 syllabus, October-December 2020

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 3, October-December 2020. The same course taught by Elise will also follow this basic outline, but may differ in details. Some useful links: Audio vocabulary flashcards on Memrise. Mastering Arabic official resources. You will need to make an account to be able to access these …