Al-'Arabiyya, Volume 48

Journal of the American Association of Teachers of Arabic, Volume 48

Edited by Karin C. Ryding

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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.

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Editor's Note

Project Perseverance and Arabic Study Abroad
R. Kirk Belnap, Jennifer Bown, Edie M. Dean, Dan P. Dewey, Lucy J. Schouten, Andrew K. Smith, Rebecca K. Smith, and Joshua R. Taylor

Arab Students's Perceptions of Diglossia
Hezi Brosh

Studying Arabic as an Additional Language Together with Arab Heritage Language Learners: The Intercultural Aspects of Sociocultural-Interactive Strategies
Omar Dhahir

Decrowning Doubles: Indexicality and Aspect in a Bahraini Twitter Parody Account
Amy Johnson

Arabic Learner Attitudes toward Reading Translated Excerpts from Arabic Literature and Self-Reported Language Learning Motivation
Summer Loomis and Cory Jorgensen

A Neo-Aspectualist Analysis of Egyptian and Standard Arabic
Mustafa Mughazy

Arabic Heritage Learners Abroad: Langauge Use and Identity Negotiation
Emma Trentman

Perfect Modality: Auxilary Verbs and Finite Subordinates in Levantine (and Other) Arabics
David Wilmsen

Book Reviews
Al-Kitaab fii Ta'allum al-'Arabiyya: A Textbook for Intermediate Arabic, Part Two, 3rd Edition - Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud al-Batal, and Abbas al-Tonsi.
Reviewed by Nancy Coffin

La fabtascienza nella letteratura araba, Ada Barbaro
Reviewed by Caterina Pinto

Shou fi ma fi? Intermediate Levantine Arabic, Rajaa Chouairi
Reviewed by Karin C. Ryding

Using Numbers in Arabic, Jamal Ali
Reviewed by Gregory J. Bell

Women's Voices in a Woman's Voice: Three Novels by Radwa Ashour
translated from Arabic by Barbara Romaine
Reviewed by David Wilmsen

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About the Author

Karin C. Ryding is Sultan Qaboos bin Said Professor Emerita of Arabic linguistics at Georgetown University. She was dean of Interdisciplinary Programs at Georgetown for three years, and headed Arabic training at the State Department’s Foreign Service Institute from 1980 to 1986. She was president of the American Association of Teachers of Arabic (AATA), and has served on the executive committee of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages (ADFL) as well as on the executive council of the Modern Language Association (MLA). In 2008, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from AATA as well as the Distinguished Service Award from the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics of Georgetown University.

208 pp., 6 x 9
8 b&w photos, 4 figures, 19 tables
Nov 2015

208 pp., 6 x 9
8 b&w photos, 4 figures, 19 tables
ISBN: 978-1-62616-248-8
Nov 2015

208 pp.
8 b&w photos, 4 figures, 19 tables
ISBN: 978-1-62616-249-5
Nov 2015

Volume 48

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