Teaching Arabic with Alif Baa and Al-Kitaab 3e with Dr. Al-Batal

Teaching Arabic with Alif Baa and Al-Kitaab 3e with Dr. Al-Batal

Teaching Arabic with Alif Baa and Al-Kitaab 3rd Edition with Dr. Al-Batal: January 2015 Webinar Recording

Dr Mahmoud Al-Batal, one author of the Al-Kitaab textbooks, held a webinar to help Arabic teachers plan their lessons using Alif Baa Third Edition and Al-Kitaab Parts 1 and 2, Third Edition.

The webinar was conducted in Arabic and covered:
-How to cover the lessons and divide them over class meetings
-How to assign drills for homework or in-class activities
-How to help students learn vocabulary
-How to utilize the companion web site to enhance students’ learning
-Strategies for integrating the teaching of dialect and formal Arabic while using the Al-Kitaab program

Dr Mahmoud Al-Batal is Professor of Arabic and Director of the Arabic Flagship program in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas, Austin. He received his PhD in Near Eastern Studies with specialization in Arabic Linguistics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is one of the authors of the Al-Kitaab Arabic textbook series published by Georgetown University Press. His main area of research is Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL) and he has written numerous articles in this area. He regularly offers teacher training workshops for college level teachers of Arabic and is the designer and developer of “Aswaat Arabiyya,” an Arabic listening materials website for learners and teachers of Arabic.

This webinar originally aired on January 13, 2015. Produced by Georgetown University Press.

Materials from this webinar are available in this public Google documents folder:

A more interactive recording of this webinar in Adobe Connect is located here:

More information about the Al-Kitaab series can be found here: press.georgetown.edu/al-kitaab


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