Teacher Resources

Teacher Resources

Al-Kitaab Homepage
Official website for textbook series by Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud al-Batal and Abbas al-Tonsi.

American Association of Teachers of Arabic
Association that aims to facilitate communication and cooperation between teachers of Arabic and to promote study, criticism, research and instruction in the field of Arabic language pedagogy, Arabic linguistics and Arabic literature. 

American Councils for International Education
Contains a plethora of links for teaching Arabic and other languages.

Arabic Language
Contains useful Arabic links leading to more resources.

Arabic Language Learning and Translation Annex (ALLTA)
ALLTA is to be the first stage in a larger project designed to provide the user with open-access, easy to use, and substantive educational materials aimed at providing information about the Muslim world that is produced by leading scholars in the fields of linguistics, history, religious studies, anthropology, pedagogy, political science, and other disciplines.

Arabic Flagship Program – University of Maryland
The Language Flagship leads the nation in designing, supporting, and implementing a new paradigm for advanced language education.

Arabic Flagship Program – University of Texas at Austin
The Arabic Flagship Program (AFP) at The University of Texas at Austin offers a three to five year, intensive training program in Arabic language and culture at the undergraduate level.

Arabic K-12 Teachers Network
Provides teachers of Arabic K-12 with research, teaching materials, resources, and professional development opportunities.

Arabic Voices
Designed for learners and teachers of Arabic seeking materials for listening comprehension.

Center for Applied Linguistics
The Center for Applied Linguistics’ website offers activities, resources, and standards for the teaching and learning of Arabic.

Columbia University Libraries
Contains information that covers all disciplines in the study of human societies, past and present.

Cornell University Library: Middle East & Islamic Studies Collection
Contains multiple links to dictionaries and encyclopedias.

Has numerous activities to use to facilitate teaching across learning styles.

Digital Media Archive
Archive has several audio/video files to support listening comprehension for Arabic students.

Computer Assisted Screening Tool (CAST)
The CAST test has been designed to gauge oral proficiency for students of numerous languages including Arabic.

E-Arabic Learning
Has a plethora of useful teaching resources and links).

National Middle East Language Center
Contains evaluation tools and resources for Arabic, Persian, and Turkish.

National Capital Language Resource Center
Contains lesson plans and activities for use in all foreign language classes, as well as Arabic and Chinese.

SOAS Language Center
Contains resources for teachers on pronunciation, learning roots and patterns and gives activities associated with them.

The initiative seeks to expand and improve the teaching and learning of strategically important world languages that are not now widely taught in the US.

TAFL Journal
Provides articles within this site that cover issues of Teaching Arabic as Foreign language. The website will also provide access to various resources and news for Arabic instructors.

The LLAS (Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies)
A publicly funded service, providing UK-wide support and services for higher education in Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies.

University of Alberta Libraries
A guide for teachers and students of Arabic in Alberta’s K-12 curriculum who are looking for resources to supplement their teaching and learning of the language.

U.S. Department of Education
Provides information on things to expect in the first year of teaching in the US, as well as a “survival guide.”