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ERIC Number: ED011109
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Dec
Pages: 19
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Reference Count: 0
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PAPERS OF THE ARABIC TEACHERS' WORKSHOP (ANN ARBOR, JUNE 8-18, 1965).
Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC.
THIS REPORT IS BASED ON PAPERS GIVEN AT THE ARABIC TEACHERS' WORKSHOP HELD IN ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, JUNE 8-18, 1965. THE REPORT IS DIVIDED INTO THREE PARTS--(1) METHODS OF TEACHING MODERN STANDARD ARABIC, (2) CONTENT OF ELEMENTARY ARABIC INSTRUCTION, (3) SELECTIVE LIST OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR MODERN STANDARD ARABIC. THE SPECIAL PROBLEMS OF ARABIC FOR THE AMERICAN LEARNER ARE DISCUSSED. GENERAL PRINCIPLES ARE LISTED WHICH SHOULD UNDERLIE ALL INSTRUCTIONAL APPROACHES--EARLY AND CONTINUING EMPHASIS ON PRONUNCIATION, LIMITED USE OF A TRANSLITERATION SYSTEM, EXTENSIVE USE OF DRILLS, USING PHRASES AND SENTENCES, MINIMAL USE OF ENGLISH, NO USE OF MODERN STANDARD ARABIC FORMS EXCEPT WHERE APPROPRIATE TO THE SITUATIONS AND SUBJECTS. THE FIRST LEVELS (200 WORDS) OF INSTRUCTION SHOULD AIM AT MASTERY OF A CORE VOCABULARY CONTROL OF THE BASIC LANGUAGE STRUCTURE AND RELATED SKILLS AND INFORMATION. A SELECTIVE LIST OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS INCLUDES MATERIALS ON WRITING, TEXTBOOKS, DICTIONAIRES, AND AUDIOVISUAL AIDS. (IT)
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Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA