Arabic Corpus-Based Studies
in Arabic Computational Linguistics
Assisted Language Learning
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in producing language
courses on CD-ROM's and online:
in developing Microsoft products for learning languages such as
translators, dictionaries and language courses. One of their recent
products is Language Now! for European languages in addition to Arabic.
|| is a
leading supplier of self-study language courses. The company produced
over 100 courses for learning languages including Arabic.
| Unforgettable Languages
|| Based in
the USA and specialized in designing language courses through the use
of Linkword Method. The courses are suitable for 5th grade and adults.
There are courses available for 12 different languages. Courses are
available on CD-ROM's.
| Pearlink Software
in educational programs. Some of the services it offers is software
development and projects design.
multimedia language courses on CD and online. It has been estimated
that 4 million students are using them for learning a foreign language.
a wide range of languages: European, Far Eastern and Semitic. There are
two Arabic courses: Eastern Arabic and Egyptian Arabic. Both are audio
|| is a
leading company in production of language software. It produced so far
two multimedia courses for Arabic: Talk Now! Arabic (Egyptian + MSA)
for beginners, World Talk for the intermediate level and Vocabulary
Builder for children.
|| is a
computer software developer which has produced some interactive
language courses for Hebrew, Persian and Arabic. Their Arabic course is
called Arabic Made Easy.
| Tell Me More Language Software
|| is one of
the leading language software in Europe. Its multimedia courses are
used by schools and universities and they contain video, sound, and
speech recognition. So far it developed 9 languages among them is
|| is based
in the UK and Wales and had produced so far two online multimedia
courses: for Spanish and German. Their method focuses on practise and
feedback. You can see a review of the German course here .
|UCLA language materials
source for finding what
has been written on the Arabic language.
Arabic courses on
|| Learn to read Arabic
| Apprendre l'arabe
Standard Classical Arabic Courses
course is produced by Middle East International Services
in Washington, USA. It is an online intensive course aimed at
intermediate and advanced foreign learners. It consists of three
courses: (a) Standard Classical Arabic Course which focuses on grammar,
exercises and daily interactions, (b) Standard Classical Lexical
Course, which gives a
comprehensive application of what has been learned in the first course,
(c) Advanced Standard
Classical Arabic Reader. It contains 36 texts with sound tracks and
website offers courses for beginners and intermediate levels teaching
Modern Standard Arabic. It also offers a beginner course for teaching
the Egyptian dialect.
| Arabic 2000.Com
|| This site
offers an online course of Modern Standard Arabic for beginners and
Courses on CD-ROM's
| The Arabic Tutor (vs 2.1x)
||This course is produced by
Al-Quds Compu-Tech in the USA and Arabic
2000.Com. It works with any
Microsoft Window operating system, and it is for complete beginners. It
teaches Modern Standard Arabic. It introduces learners to the the
alphabet and it gives practice of how to join the letters. It also
gives practice for reading texts either word by word or in phrases.
||This course is produced
Sounds and Pictures
course is produced by Aramedia and designed to suit children and
adults. It is an interactive course, full of animation, quizzes, sounds
Arabic Teacher (Mualimi)
||This is a comprehensive interactive multimedia
Standard Arabic language course for all level. It is developed by
Pearlink Software. It is suitable for non-natives speakers as
well as native speakers of Arabic. It contains elementary and
intermediate levels and It teaches reading, writing, grammar and
conversation. In addition to Arabic, the course contains other subjects
such as geography, math, culture and history. It contains lots of
quizzes and games.
| Arabic Level I/ Arabic Level II
||Developed by Rosetta
Stone . Level I contains 92
lessons and it covers listening comprehension, reading and speaking. It
also focuses on teaching grammar and vocabulary in a natural way
without drills or lists. Level II contains 118 lessons and
it has over 4500 real-life images and QuickTime movies and phrases.
Every lesson is accompanied by exercises and tests.
Learn Arabic Now! V9.0 Deluxe
||This course is developed by Transparent Language. It teaches Modern Standard Arabic. Learners
can record their speech and replay it to compare it with that of the
native speaker. It contains some survival phrases and many interactive
Arabic in Action
||Developed by Linguaphone for teaching Modern Standard Arabic. It
contains lots of features such as record, playback and compare
facility, grammar, word and root search, conversation practice and
interactive games. Ideal for intermediate and advance levels.
| Talk Now - Arabic
||This course is developed by the leading company
Eurotalk Interactive . It is an interactive course designed for
beginners and includes games, quizzes and covers general topics such as
shopping, time, color..etc. It also includes the facility of comparing
pronunciation with a native speaker. There are two versions, one for
Egyptian Arabic and another for Modern Standard Arabic.
| World Talk
||This is an intermediate course developed by
Eurotalk Interactive . It contains interactive quizzes and designed
as a continuation of Talk Now! Arabic.
||is an interactive course developed by SMiles
Production. The course covers
two dialects: the Egyptian dialect and the Iraqi dialect. It covers the
alphabet, reading, writing, grammar, and conversation. (Cost: $45.99).
It is for beginner, intermediate to advanced.
| Tell Me More Arabic
||is a course developed by Tell Me More Language Software. It is an interactive course aimed at four
levels: complete beginner, beginner, intermediate, Advanced. It teaches
MSA in addition to introduction to some Arabic dialects such as
Egyptian, Yemeni, Algerian, and Moroccan. It uses speech recognition
technology. It also covers grammar and culture and contains many oral
and written activities.
||is a multimedia course which incorporates 3-D
animation and audio-visual technology.
| Learn Arabic Level I
||This course is produced by Aramedia.
It contains 8 lessons covering the alphabet and some interactive
exercises and information of basic grammar. There are also 4 higher
Studying Arabic Abroad
| Commercial Language Training
||It is based in the UK and
offers courses on-line, abroad
or locally in the Peak District. They offer intensive or weekly courses
in over 20 languages including Arabic. The courses deal with business,
finance and technology.
|| A site
which is useful for learners of Arabic as it offers courses in San
Francisco and Fez, Morocco. It is also useful for other services such
| Language Study Abroad Opportunities: Arabic
|| A site
which contains a list of a big number of institutions for teaching
Arabic all over the world, e.g. Morocco, Egypt, Yemen, Lebanon, UAE,
the Red Sea, Jordan, America, and many other countries.
offer Arabic courses in the UK
Islamic Schools in
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