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    Arabic is the official language in 22 countries, which also for the Arab league. It is also the second major language in Chad, Israel, Chechnya, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Turkenistan, Tajikistan, Bangladesh, Djibouti and Mauritania. In addition, Arabic is the language of the holy Quran, all Muslims irrespective of nationality are to some degree familiar with Arabic, and therefore influenced by how language works. The formal Arabic language is knows as Al-Fusha or Classical Arabic, which is the language used in the Quran and is considered as the foundation of the syntactic and grammatical norms of Arabic. Al-Fusha remains widely used by scholars, poets and taught in schools. Today, it’s considered more of a written language…

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    Although Arabic language has a rich system of masculine and feminine genders, women are always seen linguistically inferior to men (Mahmoud, 1993). And worst of all is that many people, including women, consider this to be normal in a society where women are still struggling for their fundamental rights. In other words, women are not seen as separate human beings; they are always attached to men in family interaction, university contexts and media. It is worth mentioning that we no longer live…

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    Moving To America

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    I am from another country, As a child I spoke two different languages but not fluently. Arabic, my second language gave me difficulty as a child as for that, I spoke English more for that reason and another reason was that I was in America at the time. In Egypt I spoke more English and for that I was treated as a foreigner and was called differently as well as the way I was treated. I was called in American in Egypt a lot because I traveled from America to Egypt and when I went back to America I…

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    We all love traveling no matter how old we are, traveling it’s always something interest us. We might fear flights or we get dizzy from driving or we get sick from oceans, but we still would go on a vacation and we always choose a place that we can discover. Traveling it’s fun, but sometimes something stops us from going where we want and that is languages. This world has so many languages. It could be more than one language in one country. In Iraq, we have five or six different languages. I was…

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    Arab Research Paper

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    Giselle Rivas Professor Hagstrom Ling 250 May 6, 2015 Arabic Introduction The Arab world has many diverse influences in its, linguistic, ethnic, and religious groups. Due to war and exile, many Arabs migrated to America where millions of people created a community to advance with many opportunities. A heritage language interview was conducted to learn how Arabs continue to use their language, culture or religion in California. Origin of the Language The word “Arab” means “nomad,” a person who…

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    got his musical education in percussion performance from Boston. • Before the workshop starts, there was an Arabic class practice speaking the Arabic langue with the musicians. They talked about music and the illustrated the different instruments they have in Arabic. It is interesting to compare the terms used in Arabic and English for lots of elements in the music culture. The Arabic language is complicated and has a wide range of variations between on region to the other. Consequently, an…

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    \Social and Linguistic Characteristics of Discourse in Arabic Restaurants in LA County Introduction:  I chose to search this topic for several reasons:  First, I related to this topic because I used to go to Arabic restaurants most of my free time as I can relate to my Arabic culture and background by going there.  Second, I found myself interested in searching this topic because before I came to the U.S, I did not know about the Arab communities here in LA County which it considered one of…

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    Saudi Arabia people respect who is talkative and have bold personality. It’s part of our culture, that people know my personality by my way of speaking to them. As I am known in Saudi Arabia that I have a strong personality because of my way of speaking Arabic. I didn’t know that my personality will change in different language. Communication is so important in our life, and the only value to communicate is speaking. As I said that I am talkative and have the good sense to choose interesting…

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    1. Pursuing a Master of Liberal Arts at the University of Pennsylvania would allow me the opportunity to work alongside professionals, involving me in important research of the socio-political concerns in the Middle East. The MLA program will provide me with an accommodating schedule to fulfill a degree that will integrate advanced Arabic language courses with political coursework on the Arab world. This, I believe, would be the ideal opportunity to further my passion for Arabic studies in the…

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    East. Suddenly I heard someone talking in a loud sound saying “selet al-isha ya Welid”? I realised the voice was coming from outside dictating the silence in the phenomenon chapel I was reading in. I instantaneously shifted my attention to the conversation between three young adults speaking with a mixed Arabic and English language. I become conscious that the question was directed to someone called Welid whether he performed the al-isha prayers or not. I can communicate in Arabic language. The…

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