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Halaqa. Visual Media as a Tool of Learning Arabic: Applied Exercises and Practice

When: Monday, April 18, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Where: University Hall, Room 201, 1897 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Lexy Gore   (847) 467-5314

Group: Middle East and North African Studies

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Halaqa events allow Arabic language students of all to interact with the language in an informal setting. While Halaqa events are generally aimed at language students of any skill level, all interested audiences are welcome to attend.

Ragy Mikhaeel is a native of Cairo, Egypt. He taught Arabic at Cornell University, Ithaca College, and Hobart and William Smith College before coming to Northwestern, where he teaches Arabic. He is the author of Barron’s Learn Arabic: The Fast and Fun Way (as Ragy H. Ibrahim) which focused on the Egyptian spoken dialect, and has worked on several curriculum development projects, including the preparation of an Egyptian dialect version of Munther Younes's Living Arabic textbook.

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