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How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: The Teaching of Arabic as a Foreign Language
Subtitle: Issues and Directions
Edited By: Mahmoud Al-Batal

In this volume, leading teachers of Arabic, many of whom have written
influential textbooks for advanced learners, explore the realities and
challenges of teaching Arabic as a foreign language. Topics covered include
the state of the Arabic teaching profession; the institutional challenges
in U.S. and study-abroad programs; the teaching of various skills such as
writing, reading, speaking, and listening; the varieties of Arabic and
their relevance in the classroom; the uses of technology in the classroom,
and testing. Published in 1995, the issues raised in this volume remain
mostly relevant today.

Distributed for the American Association of Teachers of Arabic.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0962153095
ISBN-13: 9780962153099
Pages: 376
Prices: U.S. $ 34.95