Essays about: "Arabic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 96 essays containing the word Arabic.

  1. 1. Tense and Aspect in the English Language : A study about newly arrived students with Arabic as their mother tongue

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Alexandra Sabra; [2020]
    Keywords : Arabic; English; structure; tense; grammar; interference; transfer;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to examine how newly arrived Arabic speaking students use tense and aspect in the English language and to find out whether their native language affects their learning. The study is based on both qualitative and quantitative methods where the focus is on different texts written by students. READ MORE

  2. 2. National identity in Sonia Nimr’s children’s book Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Tarek Darwich; [2020]
    Keywords : Anderson; National identity; nationalism; Children’s Literature; Palestinian; imagined communities; Sonia Nimr; Wondrous Journey in strange lands; Arab; history; fiction.;

    Abstract : In this thesis, depending on Benedict Anderson’s Studies of nationalism in his book The Imagined Communities, I will prove that in her historical fiction for children, Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands, the Palestinian writer Sonia Nimr is reviving and reforming Arab national identity. Anderson identifies the nation as a group imagined by its members; the people who perceive and identify themselves as equal members in this group. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Dad, read us a story!” : an ecological systems approach to understanding fathers’ perceptions on shared storybook reading in Jordan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Madina Olomi; [2020]
    Keywords : Middle East and North Africa; Jordan; Early Childhood Education and Development; Parental Involvement; Fathers’ Involvement; Shared Storybook Reading; Ecological Systems Theory of Development.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Fathers’ involvement (FI) in the education and development of their young children is a growing phenomenon. Research has shown that children with parents involved in shared reading exhibit stronger cognitive, social, and problem-solving skills (Betawi et al., 2014). READ MORE

  4. 4. Transfer Learning for Multilingual Offensive Language Detection with BERT

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : Camilla Casula; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The popularity of social media platforms has led to an increase in user-generated content being posted on the Internet. Users, masked behind what they perceive as anonymity, can express offensive and hateful thoughts on these platforms, creating a need to detect and filter abusive content. READ MORE

  5. 5. Literary masculinities in contemporary Egyptian dystopian fiction : Local, regional and global masculinities as social criticism in Utopia and The Queue

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för Asien-, Mellanöstern- och Turkietstudier

    Author : Elisa Andrea Viteri Marquez; [2020]
    Keywords : Masculinities; Arabic dystopian fiction; hegemony of men;

    Abstract : In the aftermath the 25th January Revolution of 2011, two Egyptian dystopian novels stand out as particularly relevant: Utopia (2008) by Ahmed Khaled Towfik, and The Queue (2013), by Basma Abdel Aziz. Due to the absence of studies that pay attention to how gender relations are portrayed in Arabic dystopian novels, this study focuses on the literary representation of men and masculinities in Utopia and The Queue. READ MORE