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Arabic Spot-It Cards

Students taking Arabic at the introductory level can find very useful the LRC’s Arabic Spot-It Cards. For those who are looking to improve their vocabulary of everyday objects, Arabic Spot-It Cards, located at the games shelf of the LRC, offer the opportunity for practicing oral speaking skills. The game can be played by one’s self or with two people. The cards feature universal images and Arabic words. The goal of the game is to find matches between a word and its corresponding picture, between two pictures, or between two words before the other player. There is only one match between any two cards. Students learning Arabic often have trouble memorizing new vocabulary and Spot-It offers a fun way to do just that!

Awesome Website for Understanding Arabic

Often it is difficult to find practice resources for students who are starting to grasp the Arabic Language. Located online, Mumkin.es is an excellent way to practice listening and comprehension skills of the Arabic Language. Providing short video clips of news reports, documentaries, and even songs, viewers can read a transcript of the clips while listening to the correct pronunciation from native speakers. After each clip, there are also comprehension questions in Arabic that viewers can answer and check as well. This is a great website for beginners who want to start to challenge their comprehension ability. More so, Mumkin.es is geared toward the intermediate and advanced levels of the Arabic language who are looking for extras ways to practice their understanding of Arabic through real-world applications.