NYU Abu Dhabi lecturer launches website to learn Arabic language and culture

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Nasser Isleem, Senior Lecturer in Arabic in the Arts and Humanities Division of NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), has launched a new website titled MAWARIDARABIYYA. Produced in collaboration with Associate Professor and Director of Asian Studies at the College of Charleston Ghazi Abuhakema and Arabic language teacher Mohamed Ansary, MAWARIDARABIYYA is designed to be the go-to open source resource for Arabic language professionals, educators, instructors, and learners.

Offering materials in Modern Standard Arabic, spoken dialects, Arabic culture, the user-friendly website provides users with access to different resources and a range of materials to propel the learning process. Some of these documents include educational technology tools, popular books in the field of teaching Arabic as a foreign language, names of organizations and conferences, scholarships and programs, language centers and programs , as well as Youtube channels that focus on teaching Arabic and shedding light. on Arab culture.

Mawaridarabiyya also provides learners and teachers with free and up-to-date materials and resources to quickly find and implement throughout the journey of teaching and learning Arabic language and culture.

Commenting on the launch, Isleem said: “mawaridarabiyya is one of a kind and is convenient for learners and teachers. It is very complete, rich and rewarding. It contains valuable information that many students and teachers seek and often struggle to find. Our hope is that this website will be useful and enjoyable for Arabic language learners and teachers. The information and materials have been created and uploaded by educators dedicated to improving the teaching and understanding of the Arab language, culture and world. We also invite users to share resources that may be useful for teaching and learning Arabic. Together we can create a valuable database for learning and knowledge. »

Isleem’s latest Arabic learning tool follows the release last year of Arabic grammar in action: skills-based and contextualized activities, co-written by Ghazi Abuhakema. Available on Amazon, the book includes a collection of teaching aids that target essential grammatical constructions to sustain performance at specific skill levels.

For more information on MAWARIDARABIYYA, please visit: https://mawaridarabiyya.com/


About NYU Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi is the first comprehensive liberal arts and research campus in the Middle East to be operated overseas by a major American research university. NYU Abu Dhabi has integrated a highly selective undergraduate program across all disciplines with a global center for advanced research and scholarship. The university enables its science, engineering, social sciences, humanities, and arts students to succeed in an increasingly interdependent world and to advance cooperation and progress on humanity’s common challenges. High-achieving students at NYU Abu Dhabi come from over 115 countries and speak over 115 languages. Together, NYU’s campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi and Shanghai form the backbone of a unique global university, offering faculty and students the opportunity to experience diverse learning environments and immersion in other cultures. on one or more of the many study abroad sites that NYU maintains. on six continents.

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