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176 pp., 6 x 9
ISBN: 9781626165168 (1626165165)

November 2017


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Journal of the American Association of Teachers of Arabic
Volume 50
Mohammad T. Alhawary, Editor
Al-'Arabiyya is the annual journal of the American Association of Teachers of Arabic and serves scholars in the United States and abroad. Al-'Arabiyya includes scholarly articles and reviews that advance the study, research, and teaching of Arabic language, linguistics, literature, and pedagogy.
Mohammad Alhawary is professor of Arabic linguistics and second language acquisition at the University of Michigan. He is the editor of the Journal of Arabic Linguistics Tradition and author of many works, including Modern Standard Arabic Grammar: A Learner's Guide, Arabic Grammar in Context, and Arabic Second Language Acquisition of Morphosyntax.

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Editor's Note

A Procedural Analysis of the Discourse Connective fa and Its Implications for Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language - Amel Khalfaoui

Grammar in the Arabic Language Classroom: Perceptions and Preferences - Hezi Brosh

Differences in Word Formation between Arabic and English: Implications for Concision in Terminology Translation - Jamal Mohamed Giaber

Paratactic Conditionals in Syrian Arabic: A Study Based on Deir Ezzor Dialect - Mohammed Al-Hilal

A Linguistic and Literary Examination of the Rukh Bird in Arab Culture - Ahmed Al-Rawi

The Orthography of Hamzah: A Recurring Problem for Nonnative Speaking Arabic Students, Its Causes, and Remedy—An Applied Example for Advanced Students - Yahya Kharrat

Book Reviews
Handbook of Arabic Literacy: Insights and Perspectives. Edited by Elinor Saiegh-Haddad and R. Malatesha Joshi. Reviewed by Keith Walters

Advanced English-Arabic Translation: A Practical Guide. El Mustapha Lahlali annd Wafa Abu Hatab. Reviewed by Carmen Cross

A to Z of Arabic-English-Arabic Translation. Roznak Husni and Daniel L. Newman. Reviewed by Carmen Cross

Arabic Voices 1-2: Authentic Listening and Reading Practice in Modern Standard Arabic and Colloquial Dialects. Matthew Aldrich. Reviewed by Brahim Oulbeid

Hoda Barakat's Sayyidi wa-Habibi: The Authorized Abridged Edition for Students of Arabic. Edited by Laila Familiar. Reviewed by Katrien Vanpee

The Arch and the Butterfly. Mohammed Achaari, translated by Aida Bamia
Reviewed by Barbara Romaine

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