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An Abu Dhabi professor's quest to make Arabic literature more accessible
Laila Familiar's frequency dictionary will help readers make the leap from children's books into Arabic literature
The National | August 22, 2020

Inter-Lingual Translation as Pedagogy: Arabic Text Simplification
This interview marks the beginning of an ongoing conversation led by Asymptote’s new educational branch about the role of translation in the classroom.
Asymptote Journal | September 22, 2016

“The learner is able to “breathe” the culture in almost every page”: The need for effective Arabic teaching materials
The importance of good teaching material in Arabic cannot be overstated if future generations are going to (proficiently) learn and use the Arabic language well. It is, without doubt, an imperative that we have good materials (and of course teachers) such that can support the excellent teachers out there working hard to find resources in order to creatively teach the language.
Arabizi | May 26, 2016