Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Streaming Audio, Webpage
School Level: College/University, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Defense Language Institute
Condition of Use: All Rights Reserved Description:
The objective of this lesson is for students to understand and summarize authentic written and spoken passages related to Arab media in the Arab world. In this lesson, students will need to: identify the key arguments of the text, review common expressions used in a text related to media in the Arab world, recognize appropriate words or expressions to better understand the main idea of the text, and summarize the information presented. They will also need to transcribe common dialect phrases used in the speech of the radio talk show guest, compare the main audio report to a related audio segment, and provide consecutive interpretation for a radio broadcast. Ultimately, students are given the ability to test the lexical, socio-cultural and grammatical knowledge they acquired in this unit.