Iraqi Arabic Online Language Lessons
View Lesson 1 of the new Iraqi Arabic Online Language Lessons.
Audio Recording – Arabic Language Through Dialogue Series (ALTD)
This is the first edition of the “Arabic Language Through Dialogue” 1, 2 and 3 series in addition to the Iraqi Dialect through Dialogue book. The series attempts to make learning of the Arabic language more accessible and enjoyable to non-native speakers of Arabic using dialogues and communicative exercises that relate to the dialogue in each lesson.
Arabic Alphabet in Detail
Practice identifying, speaking, and writing the Arabic alphabet.
The materials below are available to download and is protected under the Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike. This license allows you to remix, tweak, and build upon the materials non-commercially, as long as you give credit to LARC at SDSU and you license the new creations under the identical terms.
If you are interested in the complete 5-week Intensive Dari curriculum please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name and institution.
Sample: Week 1 Day 1
RICL Online Afghan Culture with Language Course
The RICL Afghan Culture with Language Course consists of 22 self-contained 60-minute narrated lessons produced for Reservist Marines throughout the country, but are also available to the general public. The lessons are available online at https://larc.sdsu.edu/afghan-culture-online/, and can also be downloaded on your computer or mobile device as a podcast. You can use this resource in its entirety or take segments from any lesson to fit your classroom needs.
Pashto Writing Practice iPad App
Learn to write in Pashtu with Pashtu Practice!
Pashtu Practice is a Pashtu language handwriting practice app that allows you to practice writing the letters of the Pashtu alphabet with your finger. Simply draw the letter in the green box and press the 'Score My Handwriting' button to find out how well you did.
Each letter also contains audio of the correct pronunciation and three example words, allowing you to not only learn the correct way to write each letter, but also the correct pronunciation and a few vocabulary words as well.
View the app on iTunes
The Persian Grammar Project
The grammar guides have been created with the aid and resources available at San Diego State University’s Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) in order to allow Persian language learners the opportunity to build on their learning experience through an interactive, comprehensive, and self-paced online resource, filled with descriptions, examples, audio, and activities.
Go to the Persian Grammar Project website
RICL Online Iran Culture with Language Course
The RICL Iran Culture with Language Course consists of 10 self-contained 60-minute narrated lessons produced for Reservist Marines throughout the country, but are also available to the general public. The lessons are available online at iranlessons.com, and can also be downloaded on your computer or mobile device as a podcast at https://larc.sdsu.edu/iranpodcasts/ or from the iTunes Library. You can use this resource in its entirety or take segments from any lesson to fit your classroom needs.
The Persian Conversation Course
The online Persian/Farsi resources emphasize on conversations in areas such as immediate family, colors, clothing, time, numbers, and the most common features of daily life.
Go to the Persian Online Conversation course
Las Voces de las Mujeres
In this online resource women from Morelia, Mexico; Xelaju, Guatamala; Donostia, Pais Vasco; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic are recorded answering the same 6 questions. The goal of Las Voces de las Mujeres is to increase Spanish listening comprehension and cultural understanding.
Literatura de Baja California
Este sitio se ha diseñado y desarrollado con información apta para estudiantes a niveles avanzados y superiores de lectura y análisis de textos auténticos que se originan en ambos estados de Baja California. El uso de los materiales tendrá un impacto en varias disciplinas incluyendo la enseñanza de la cultura fronteriza, la economía, historia y sociología. Servirá también como recurso para los cursos de online distance education (educación a distancia por internet) en estas mismas disciplinas. Los usuarios mejorarán sus habilidades de análisis crítico y explorarán el lenguaje en diferentes registros. Estos materiales se ofrecen gratuitamente, aunque para recibir crédito y obtener acceso al temario en Blackboard, el usuario tendrá que inscribirse en el curso por medio de San Diego State University.
Web-based Immersion Kumeyaay Language Lessons
This resource is a multimedia tool for assisting bilingual teachers of the Kumeyaay language in Baja California, Mexico. It consists of multimedia (audio and video) examples for ten immersion language lessons, originally created by the well-known linguist and language activist Dr. Leanne Hinton, in English, which can be adapted for use in teaching any indigenous language. We translated these lessons into Spanish and distributed them to Baja teachers charged with teaching Kumeyaay, in 2012. At the teachers’ request, we created additional multimedia materials to accompany each lesson.
RICL Pakistan Culture with Language Course
The RICL Pakistan Culture with Language Course consists of 10 self-contained 60-minute narrated lessons produced for Reservist Marines throughout the country, but are also available to the general public. The lessons are available online at https://larc.sdsu.edu/pakistan-culture-online/. You can use this resource in its entirety or take segments from any lesson to fit your classroom needs.