LEARNING ARABIC CULTURE BY SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES

Abstract

This paper investigates attitudes of non-native learners towards learning aspects of Arabic culture. To achieve the goal of the study, the researchers used a questionnaire. The sample included 43 students enrolled at Ali Baba International Center, Qasid Arabic Institute and Modern Arabic Language International Center (MALIC). Results showed that the non-native learners of Arabic have positive attitudes towards Arabic culture and they favored aspects such as rules and behaviors, customs and festivals, political institutions, history, family life and food.

Keywords: Arabic, Culture, Foreign, Learner’s attitude, Learning, non-native


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