Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DEPARTMENT OF

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DEPARTMENT OF

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

site header

Related links

It is important to think of Arabic as a lived language, one that is practiced by millions of people around the world. The following information is meant to encourage you to utilize the internet resources in order to familiarize yourself with Arabic script, layout, phonology etc and give additional information about Arabic culture. Check it out!

Learning Arabic
Arabic on your computer

You may start typing Arabic as soon as you start your Arabic course! This website provides you with instructions on how to display and type Arabic.

 

  Aratools

 Arabic- English online dictionary

Qalam wa Lawh Center for Arabic Studies Qalam  Center for Arabic Studies is an institution with a reputation for excellence in providing a comprehensive program for the study of Arabic as a foreign language to students from around the world.  
 eArabic Learning eArabicLearning.com is an Arabic learning academy for students all over the world that want to improve their Arabic in an affordable, fast and effective way.

We offer live online teaching with our group of native qualified teachers will make your learning fun and effective.

Egyptian Arabic Dialect Course

 a series of 15 lessons using songs to teach vocabulary and grammar.

The Arabic Student blog

 contains Arabic videos with transcripts and vocabulary

CultureTalk Arab Levant 

CultureTalk Egypt

CultureTalk North Africa

CultureTalk Western Sahara - Hassaniya Arabic 

CultureTalk Yemen

CultureTalk features video clips of interviews and discussions with people from many different countries and of many different ages and walks of life. Some interviews and discussions are in English; more are in the language(s) of the countries involved. Translations and/or transcripts are given for all non-English video clips. Topics include family, food, education, religious and cultural customs, work, art, sport, travel, and more.
News in Arabic
Al Jazeera Al Jazeera ( Arabic version) is an independent broadcaster owned by the state of Qatar
CNN Arabic version of Cable News Network
Reuters Arabic version of Reuters News Agency
Syria News  
Arabic Radio Stations
Radio Monte Carlo Radio Monte Carlo Doualiya (International) is a mainly Arabic-speaking station, broadcasting in many locations throughout the Middle East and North Africa from Paris. It was founded in 1972 and is a member of the Radio France Internationale Group
Mazaj FM Mazaj 95.3 fm is a private Arabic radio station based in Amman, Jordan. The station plays the latest Arabic pop music in addition to the biggest hits of the past decades
BBC Arabic Radio Arabic-language radio station run by the BBC World Service.

The radio service is broadcast from Broadcasting House in London as well as from a BBC Bureau in Cairo.

Arabic Newspapers
Al Ahram founded in 1875, is the most widely circulating Egyptian daily newspaper. Given the large dialectical variety of the Arabic language, Al-Ahram is widely considered an influential source of writing style in Arabic.
Al Akhbar is a daily Arabic language newspaper published in Beirut.
Ad Dustour is an Arabic daily newspaper published in Jordan. Its headquarters is in Amman, Jordan
Al Rai a daily newspaper from Jordan
Al Quds is a Palestinian Arabic language daily newspaper, based in Jerusalem. It is the largest circulation daily newspaper in the Palestinian territories
Beirut Times The Beirut Times is independent, cultural, social and political newspaper published and distributed weekly in the whole United States
Queen's Library resources
Middle East and Islamic Studies research guide includes article Indexes, books / e-books, selected journals, encyclopedias & language dictionaries, news sources and much more!