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A Storybook Beginning

NYU Abu Dhabi is addressing a critical need for more child-friendly Arabic reading materials.

Living Language with Muhamed Al-Khalil

NYUAD Director of Arabic Studies Muhamed Osman Al-Khalil is doing so much more than just teaching a few foreign language courses; he is helping both students and scholars navigate their long-term pursuit of both the Arabic language and culture.

In the News

NYUAD Arts and Humanities faculty and researchers are frequently featured in the local and international media.

Are Duolingo’s Arabic lessons useful for learners?
Duolingo’s Arabic language course takes the learner through the teaching process in steps. It introduces the Arabic alphabet with sound exercises.
Arab News | July 28, 2019

World Arabic Language Day: Invitations to Adapt the Computing Technology to Serve Arabic
Al  Bayan News | December 19, 2017 (in Arabic)

World Arabic Language Day: The Fight to Keep Arabic Relevant
The role of new technology and how to harness it offers a tantalising look both forwards and back through time. 
The National | December 18, 2017

Challenges of Arabic Language Computing in the Writers Union
On the computerization of the Arabic language and the challenges it faces and the consequences that can result in the recovery of the Arabic language from its crises.
Al Khaleeji | April 14, 2017 ( in Arabic)

The reality of Arabic language Alhusbi in the Union of Sharjah
Dr. Mohammed Al-Khalil delivers a lecture titled "Computerization of the Arabic Language: The Gap Between Achievement and Availability", in which he reviewed the linguistic reality of the Arabic language in terms of available technical capabilities.
Al Bayan | April 14, 2017 (in Arabic)

Arabic needs institutional work to enter the digital world
The field of computerization requires the use of computing capabilities of the computer in the analysis and study of linguistic phenomena and other phenomena detected from the language.
Al Arab | April 14, 2017 (in Arabic)