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This collection contains open educational resources created through the Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center at the University of Hawai‘i-Mānoa. The Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center is funded under a grant from the Institute of International Education (IIE), acting as the administrative agent of the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO) for The Language Flagship. One should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Project P.I.: Dr. Julio C. Rodriguez

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    Advanced Moroccan Arabic (Darija): An OER Multimedia Textbook
    (Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center, 2022-02) Shiri, Sonia ; M’barki, Abdessamad ; Fincham, Naiyi ; Rodriguez, Julio
    Advanced Moroccan Arabic and Culture contains seven modules and two Lessons under each module. Each Module starts with an overview that provides a brief summary of the learning objectives in that particular module. Each of the lessons focuses on a subtopic related to the module theme. Each lesson contains two types of activities: vocabulary learning through Quizlet digital flashcards and listening comprehension activities based on authentic videos using H5P. Once installed, course instructors can further customize the course content by adding assessments or other activities. See below for an overview of the Modules, Lessons and their corresponding themes in each course. Advanced Moroccan Arabic 1- Complex Greetings and Introductions 1.1 Complex Greetings and Introductions 1.2 Expressing Aspirations and Interests in Introductions 2- Building Social Relations 2.1 Making Conversation and Sharing Experiences 2.2 Future Plans 3- Foods and Celebrations 3.1 Family Celebrations (e.g., weddings) 3.2 Religious Celebrations (e.g., Ramadan, Eid) 4- Shopping and Cost of Living 4.1 Shopping for Special Occasions 4.2 Credit and Cost of Living in Morocco 5- Hotel Reservations and Housing 5.1 Hotel Reservations 5.2 Renting an Apartment 6- Health 6.1 Health Emergencies and Special Pharmacies 6.2 Alternative / Integrative Medicine in Morocco 7- Professional Life 7.1 Work Environment and Meeting Etiquette 7.2 Internships and Volunteering Installation Instructions For Moodle (for information on installation in other LMSs, please visit: https://thelanguageflagship.tech/mbl-arabic/) 1. Ask your institution’s Moodle administrator to create a course in Moodle; 2. Use Moodle’s Import function to import the downloaded content into your course (see gear icon on main course page); 3. Edit course content and course settings to suit your needs. As an example, if you wish to create additional activities or assessments in each lesson or module, you will need to use the “Add an activity of resource” function where you see fit. 4. Enroll users and run the course.
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    Beginning Moroccan Arabic (Darija): An OER Multimedia Textbook
    (Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center, 2022-02) Shiri, Sonia ; M’barki, Abdessamad ; Fincham, Naiyi ; Rodriguez, Julio
    Beginning Moroccan Arabic and Culture contains seven modules, and each module has three lessons; Advanced Moroccan Arabic and Culture contains seven modules and two Lessons under each module. Each Module starts with an overview that provides a brief summary of the learning objectives in that particular module. Each of the lessons focuses on a subtopic related to the module theme. Each lesson contains two types of activities: vocabulary learning through Quizlet digital flashcards and listening comprehension activities based on authentic videos using H5P. Once installed, course instructors can further customize the course content by adding assessments or other activities. See below for an overview of the Modules, Lessons and their corresponding themes in each course. Beginning Moroccan Arabic 1-Greetings and Introductions 1.1 Greetings 1.2 Introduction 1.3 Family 2- Hobbies and Daily Activities 2.1 Hobbies 2.2 Telling Time and Ordering Events in Time 2.3 Daily Schedule 3- Food 3.1 Eating at Home and Cooking 3.2 Ordering Food 3.3 Fast Food 4- Shopping 4.1 At the Store 4.2 At the Market 4.3 Traditional Clothing 5- Transportation and Traveling 5.1 Weather 5.2 Traveling 5.3 Transportation 6- Health 6.1 Body Parts and Describing People 6.2 At the Doctor’s Office 6.3 Pharmacy and Medicine 7- Professional Life 7.1 Forms of Address and expressing Requests 7.2 Organizations and Associations 7.3 Internships Installation Instructions for Moodle (For information on installing in other LMSs, please visit project page:https://thelanguageflagship.tech/mbl-arabic/) 1. Ask your institution’s Moodle administrator to create a course in Moodle; 2. Use Moodle’s Import function to import the downloaded content into your course (see gear icon on main course page); 3. Edit course content and course settings to suit your needs. As an example, if you wish to create additional activities or assessments in each lesson or module, you will need to use the “Add an activity of resource” function where you see fit. 4. Enroll users and run the course.
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