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STARTALK Arabic Collection

by Mohamed Abdel Rahman
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Here are web sites that may be used to engage young learners of the Arabic language, especially those in the STARTALK program.

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Arabic Survival phrases

Added 06/20/2011
Just enough to practice basic phrases necessary for basic transactions.

Lexilogos Arabic keyboard online

Added 06/20/2011
Online keyboard fore typing Arabic.

Levantine Colloquial Arabic Audio and Video Collection

Added 06/20/2011
Audio and video materials comparing colloquial Arabic as spoken by Jordanians, Syrians and Palestinians. From the award-winning LangMedia project, a collaborative effort of the Five Colleges.

LangMedia Arabic materials

Added 06/20/2011
The Five College Arabic Course Guides are used in the Five College Mentored Language Program. The course guides include study guides for students, guides for conversation partners, and links to supplementary materials. The guides follow the Al-Kitaab Arabic Series from Georgetown University Press.

Arabic in Jordan:Langmedia Five College Foreign Language Media Archive

Added 06/20/2011
Authentic, country-specific video, audio, and still images for use by language learners around the world.

Culture Talk Arab Levant

Added 06/20/2011
From LangMedia, fabulous authentic video, transcripts in .doc and .pdf

Arabic Calligraphy

Added 06/20/2011
All about Arabic calligraphy.

A`Hundred and One rules!

Added 06/20/2011
A short reference grammar for beginning and intermediate Arabic

Learn Arabic

Added 06/20/2011
Many sound files, language, culture and more

The Arabic Podcasts

Added 06/20/2011
Improve Arabic skills by listening to different Arabic audio materials in different subjects: short stories, movies reviews and many more.

Added 06/20/2011
Grammar, vocabulary and audio files in Arabic.

Alif Baa Dialogs in Modern Standard Arabic

Added 06/20/2011
Some dialogues in MSA for the beginning Arabic student on a variety of practical topics.

Arabic Pod

Added 06/20/2011
Podcasts with pdfs

Arabe en ligne

Added 06/20/2011
Toute une classe en arabe

Children in Modern Egypt

Added 06/20/2011
This is a simple web page that shows how Egyptian children live today. A nice springboard for a learning assignment.

DAR-Digital Assets Repository

Added 06/20/2011
texts, 35,000 images and much more

Languageguide: Arabic Grammar

Added 06/20/2011
Grammar pages in Arabic. Immediately usable by students.

Arabic Language Learning Games:Digital Dialects

Added 06/20/2011
Added to MERLOT by a tech workshop participant.

Aswaat Arabia

Added 06/20/2011
More inspiration for you STARTALKERS in Arabic and everyone else who teaches ARA.

CRI Webcast Arabic

Added 06/20/2011
Chinese Arabic news from CRI

The News in Simplified Arabic: Webcasts from NCLRC

Added 06/20/2011
Users may download both the written and audio versions of the exercises, copy them, and redistribute them. The only restriction is that the material must be cited: "The News in Simplified Arabic, a project of the National Capital Language Resource Center:"

Greetings in Arabic

Added 06/20/2011
The following video was produced by various members of the 2009 NOVA Startalk Arabic and Chinese Technology workshop on July 7, 2009. In the video you'll see and hear various ways to offer greetings from various parts of the Arab World.

Aswaat Arabiyya

Added 06/20/2011
Listening comprehension at a variety of levels.


Added 06/20/2011
Classroom-ready images, site in Arabic and English

Flashcard Exchange

Added 06/20/2011
Flashcards for Arabic at different levels
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