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Al-'Arabiyya Journal

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Volume 53, 2020

The current issue of the journal is available directly from Georgetown University Press


Editor’s Note


Code Choice between Standard Arabic and the Saudi Dialect by Saudi Twitter Users
Saeed Al Alaslaa and Mohammad T. Alhawary

Languages in Conflict: Examining the Status of Standard Arabic and French in Morocco
Brahim Chakrani

Attitudes toward Arabic and Foreign Elaboration DMs in Three Dialects of Arabic
Abdelaadim Bidaoui

The Role of Self-Efficacy, Attitudes, and Orientations in Learning Arabic as a Less-Commonly Taught Language: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach
Tarek Hermessi

Functions and Uses of Active and Passive Participial Forms in Al-‘Awābī District Vernacular of Northern Oman
Roberta Morano


Introduction to Spoken Standard Arabic: A Conversational Course on DVD, Part 2.Shukri B. Abed and Arwa Sawan.
Reviewed by Sara Al Tubuly

KalimawaNagham: A Textbook for Teaching Arabic, Volume 2. Ghazi M. Abuhakema and Nasser M. Isleem.
Reviewed by Youness Mountaki

Mahmud Sami al-Barudi: Reconfiguring Society and The Self. Terri DeYoung.
Reviewed by Archana Prakash

The Revolt of the Young: Essays by Tawfiq al-Hakim. Translated by Mona Radwan.
Reviewed by Wanis Shalaby

My Torturess. By Bensalem Himmich. Translated by Roger Allen.
Reviewed by Mbarek Sryfi

Coming of Age in Madrid: An Oral History of Unaccompanied Moroccan Migrant Minors. Susan Plann.
Reviewed by Mohamed El-Madkouri Maataoui

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