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ERIC Number: ED024051
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Dec
Pages: 47
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The Teaching of Arabic in the United States: The State of the Art.
Abboud, Peter F.
The purpose of this report is to survey and evaluate the various facets of teaching of Arabic in the United States, and to give an appraisal of the state of the art. The objectives o f Arabic language teaching, the special problems that Arabic presents to Americans, and the various components common to all foreign language teaching programs, namely methods, manpower, materials, and university resources are considered, and recommendations presented. Appended are (1) a selected list of materials used in Arabic instruction with brief descriptive and evaluative annotations, and (2) background information on the socio-linguistic profile of the area where Arabic is used today. (Author/AMM)
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Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. ERIC Clearinghouse for Languages and Linguistics.