Learn Arabic on Twitter With Eton Institute
Learn Arabic on Twitter With Eton Institute:
Eton Institute, Dubai’s leading institute of languages announced today that it will be offering Arabic lessons on twitter, a free social networking and micro blogging service. Followers of Eton Institute on twitter can now learn Arabic through short lessons offered on a daily basis.
Dr. Eli Abi Rached, Managing Director of Eton Institute commented: “Learning the Arabic language doesn’t have to be a chore. By offering short and easy to remember lessons on twitter we hope to make the learning process as simple as a ‘tweet’ which can be followed on a daily basis.”
The short lessons in Arabic will include basic words and sentences such as saying ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’ to introducing oneself and asking for directions. The daily lessons will further develop into real world situations such as on the job, hobbies, talking about school, daily routines, making travel arrangements, around town, etc.
All lessons will be in Arabic – English transliteration and will include its English equivalent so it is easy to understand and follow (e.g. Do you speak Arabic? Hal tatakallam al-‘arabiya?). Followers will also be able to go back to previous lessons to revise or catch up if they miss any lessons in between.
“With latest gadgets and smart phones,” Dr. Eli said, “followers can receive the lessons straight to their mobile phones or emails which can make the learning even more interesting and people can start applying what they have learnt immediately in practical situations.”
The lessons will be offered everyday from Sunday to Thursday starting from 01 September 2009. Registered users of twitter can follow Eton Institute on http://www.twitter.com/EtonInstitute to receive the daily Arabic lessons.
If you are not registered yet and would like to receive the free Arabic lessons through twitter, please sign up at www.twitter.com and follow Eton Institute. For further details visit www.eton.ac
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