Engaging Kids to improve their Arabic at Home

So we’re all stuck at home, our lives changed dramatically for the forseable future. Many of us weren’t prepared and after making an effort to make the most of our new reality, we are begining to wane. We’re juggling school work, working from home, and trying to stay sane on...

Why Arabic Phonics?

How do we keep Arabic relevant and engaging for children to learn? Outdated materials, curricula and teaching methods make it difficult. We need to attract their attention and get them excited about learing to read and write in Arabic. Especially in the very early stages of Arabic literacy.So the question...

AUC Arabic Conference Day 3

This post is about the Third International Conference on Arabic Language and Linguistics: Heritage and Innovation. It took place at the American University in Cairo, 14-17 Dec 2019This is a round-up of the talks I attended and my personal highlights.Day 3Ghazi Abuhakima delivered today’s keynote speech about standardised assessment and its...