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Open Educational Resources (OER) by Subject: Arabic

Arabic OERs

Colloquial Arabic
  • Arabic for Global Exchange (Carnegie Mellon University) This is a mini-course for individuals with no proficiency or extremely limited knowledge of Arabic language and culture who are about to begin study or work in an Arabic-speaking context. The course introduces learners to basic concepts and information to facilitate entry and engagement in an Arabic-speaking environment.
  • Arabic Teaching Methods (Center for OER and Language Learning/University of Texas at Austin) The Tadriis site is a multimedia online Arabic teacher training intended for Arabic teachers in the U.S. and abroad covering the latest in K-16 Arabic language pedagogy.  Users can access video samples of teacher-student interactions in actual Arabic language classrooms, pedagogical demonstrations and teaching tips, samples of L2 Arabic language production, a glossary of key teaching terms, and suggestions for further reading. The entire site is presented in Arabic.
  • ArabiKey Online Arabic Keyboard: Available to All. The keyboard aims to allow you to write in the Arabic language while viewing the letters you press. Whether you want to write very long texts or simple Google searches, the adjustable writing box adapts to the length of your text. The keyboard is designed to make it easier to type in Arabic and puts all the numbers, diacritics, and other symbols at your disposal. (Thank you to Shams-Deen Desmazon for sharing this resource.)
  • Listening Comprehension Exercises for Arabic  Center for OER and Language Learning/University of Texas at Austin. Aswaat Arabiyya, "Arabic Voices," is a web site designed for learners and teachers of Arabic seeking materials for listening comprehension. It has listening materials and accompanying activities that are intended for the various levels of proficiency from Novice to Superior. These listening materials have been selected from television stations throughout the Arab world and they treat a wide variety of topics and listening genres


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