Arabic Language Resources

In the Arabic Language section of Al-Masdar you can access a variety of teaching resources that can be used in the classroom. To facilitate this process, content is presented thematically, featuring the most commonly taught themes in Arabic language classrooms as informed by teachers. The Browse section on this page allows you to make more specific searches on Al-Masdar, and also provides you with the option of searching for the newest in addition to the most viewed/recommended resources on the site.


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Arabic Yoga Lesson Plan: English
School Level: Elementary

This lesson plan serves as a guide for a 45-minute Arabic yoga class and is meant to be used by an Arabic teacher with students ranging in age from 4 to 7 years old. However, using thematic yoga lessons to teach Arabic can easily be adapted for any cla …


Arabic Yoga Lesson Plan: Arabic
School Level: Elementary

This lesson plan serves as a guide for a 45-minute Arabic yoga class and is meant to be used by an Arabic teacher with students ranging in age from 4 to 7 years old. However, using thematic yoga lessons to teach Arabic can easily be adapted for any cla …


Salsali Private Museum
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The collection of this private museum, founded by Ramin Salsali, features a variety of contemporary artists from across the region. The museum also aspires to create a community of artists, collectors and galleries and to contribute to the development …


Jameel Prize
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The Jameel Prize is an award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition. It aims to “explore the relationship between Islamic traditions of art, craft and design and contemporary work as part of a wider debate about Islamic culture a …

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Beauty & Aesthetics: High School Intermediate-High Lesson Plan
School Level: Middle/High School

This lesson plan was produced by Arabic language teachers and is intended for use by Arabic language teachers in teaching the topic of beauty and aesthetics, with a focus on Egyptian Art, to High School Arabic students at the Intermediate-High level. T …


Formal Spoken Arabic FAST Course with MP3 Files

Designed to provide beginners in Arabic with maximum linguistic and cultural exposure in a short period (about 100 hours of contact time), this book consists of sixteen lessons with dialogues and exercises dealing with day-to-day scenarios such as gree …


Arabic and Islamic Science and Its Influence on the Western Scientific Tradition

From the Library of Congress’ World Digital Library comes this set of articles detailing Islamic contributions to Western science. Four major topics covered are: mathematics, astronomy, medicine, and technology. Each topic includes a selection of relev …


Religion in Culture & Politics: Women’s Empowerment in Syria: Lesson Plan for the Light in Her Eyes
School Level: Middle/High School

In this lesson, students use video clips from the film, The Light in Her Eyes, to explore the role of religion in society and politics in Syria. Through images of Muslim women in Syria committed to living according to Islam, students will examine how I …



Arabic and Islamic Science and Its Influence on the Western Scientific Tradition

From the Library of Congress’ World Digital Library comes this set of articles detailing Islamic contributions to Western science. Four major topics covered are: mathematics, astronomy, medicine, and technology. Each topic includes a selection of relev …


Muslim Heritage

This website offers a variety of articles, slideshows, and videos covering contributions from the Islamic world to global civilization. Students can explore various historical figures, from cultural icons to medieval scientists, to learn how they have …


Nature Middle East: Emerging Science in the Arab World

Nature Middle East compiles articles on scientific and medical research performed in the Middle East and by people from the Middle East. Current articles are freely accessed, while archives may require a subscription. There is also a blog entitled “Hou …


Jadaliyya

Jadaliyya is an online news and academic journal sponsored by the Arab Studies Institute. Jadaliyya offers academic articles on current events and themes in the Middle East in multiple languages. Articles tend to offer critical insight into the Middle …