Average Rating 0 Reviews View This is session 7 of 10 of the 2015 Arabic Summer Institute by Qatar Foundation International. This is a discussion on how to best help students develop their reading ability in Arabic through the teaching of reading strategies. Led by Mahmoud Al Batal, Professor of Arabic at the University of Texas at Austin. 0-10 -Teaching Reading strategies —Reading aloud —Individual/Silent reading —Scanning -Danger of dictionaries —Guessing Activity *Example News Article* 10-20 -Keyword recognition, word repetition -Focus on the known, not the unknown —Pick out the words you know -Goal is not to teach vocab 20-30 -Guiding questions for reading -Root recognition -Synonyms within Arabic —Arabic to Arabic translation -Discovery in reading —A shared activity, not individual 30-40 -Discovery in reading —Cultural aspects learned through reading -Authentic Materials -Putting strategies into practice 40-46 -Focus on word meaning, sentence/grammar construction -Reading and Listening Strategies —Very similar —Preparation Activities —Expectations and strategies dependent upon level Qatar Foundation International, LLC is a grant-making not-for-profit organization located in Washington, DC focused on connecting cultures for greater global good. The Arabic Language and Culture Program aims to increase the quality and quantity of Arabic programs in K-12 public and public charter schools in the Americas. For more information, please visit qfi.org. Related Resources Learner Centered and Communicative Learning Games: Putting into Practice with ArabicArabic Language Arabic KeyboardArabic Language KhallinaArabic Language LearnArabicOnline Arabic Language Reviews Login to submit a review There are no reviews yet for this resource.