Welcome to the American Association of Teachers of Arabic
What is Arabic?
Arabic is the language of a rich culture and civilization dating back many centuries; it was the language of Muhammad, the Messenger of God and Prophet of Islam, and the Qur'an. It has produced such figures as Averroes, the medieval Aristotelian philosopher; Ibn Khaldun, the first social historian; and Khalil Jibran.
Become a Member
American Association of Teachers of Arabic (AATA) aims to facilitate communication and cooperation between teachers of Arabic and to promote study, criticism, research and instruction in the field of Arabic language pedagogy, Arabic linguistics and Arabic literature. The information available here is a sampling of the materials available to AATA members.
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Grants & Scholarships
The Journal of the American Association of Teachers of Arabic
Al-cArabiyya, a leading journal in the field of Arabic language and linguistics, welcomes scholarly and pedagogical articles, as well as reviews which contribute to the advancement of study, criticism, research, and teaching in the fields of Arabic language, linguistics, and literature. Authors are encouraged to present an original, scholarly contribution, a perceptive restructuring of existing knowledge, or a discussion of an idea with information and references on how to learn more about the topic.