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The Egg (Al Beida) by
Publication Date: 2011-01-17
"Meet Fafa the turtle, Douka the lively ladybird, Moumou the bouncy frog and Outi the cuddly seal, in the first stories to be based on Al Jazeera Children's Channel's favourite TV characters."
The Gruffalo (Al Gharfoul) by
Publication Date: 2010-04-26
A rhyming tale about a cunning mouse. Read what happens when a series of predators invite the mouse for dinner...
Fi shaket Masr El Gedeeda by
Call Number: DVD
Yehia (Khaled Abol Naga) rents an apartment in the Heliopolis suburb of Cairo away from his parents & close to his company only to discover that the spirit or ghost of an ex-tenant Tahany is present in the apartment.
Teta, alf marra [videorecording] = Grandma, a thousand times by
Call Number: DVD
Teta Fatima is the 83-year-old matriarch of the Kaabour family and the sharp-witted queen bee of an old Beiruti quarter. With great intimacy the film documents her larger-than-life character as she struggles to cope with the silence of her once-buzzing house and imagines what awaits her beyond death. Resigned to Argileh smoking and coffee drinking on an empty balcony, Teta now invokes the deepest memories of her violinist husband who died twenty years ago (description from DVD cover)
Arabic Language Cultures
Internet Arabic by
Call Number: REF PJ6111.D56 I58 2013
Publication Date: 2012-04-03
Gives you up-to-date expressions, jargon and new coinages for modern concepts in internet Arabic.What is the Arabic term for 'homepage'? How would you say 'podcast'?
Introduction to Moroccan Arabic and Culture by
Call Number: PJ6770.23 .C44 2011
Publication Date: 2011-03-09
An Introduction to Moroccan Arabic and Culture and the accompanying multimedia DVD are designed to enable students to communicate effectively using Moroccan Arabic.
Dubai and Abu Dhabi by
Call Number: DS247.D72 Q5 2012
Publication Date: 2012-10-01
"Tallest building in the world? Tick. Artificial island shaped like a palm? Tick. Seven-star hotel? Tick. Largest global shopping mall? Tick... And indoor snow slopes to boot? Tick." JOSEPHINE QUINTERO, LONELY PLANET WRITER
Call Number: DS247.Q32 U57 2011
Publication Date: 2012-01-20
Qatar occupies a thumb of land that extends off the Arabian Peninsula into the Persian Gulf. This nation, though small in size, represents more than a strategic geographical location-it is uniquely beautiful and culturally rich. Qatar: Sand, Sea and Sky is an overview of the country and its journey into modernity while it preserves the duality of its culture as a desert by the sea.