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Exploring Extensive Reading Practices in Arabic
During this session aspects of an action research project encouraging students to engage in extensive reading (ER) practices in Arabic that took place online will be discussed. The session will review some of the issues students face when reading in Arabic and showcase how the researchers sourced appropriate free online reading materials to include in the project. The online ER activities to engage students in reading will also be explained.
I am Basmah Al Attas, a Chemical engineering student at Higher Colleges of Technology, Abu Dhabi Campus. I also hold a Bachelor's degree in communication and translation from Ajman University. Besides my current studies, I work as research assistant in Arabic I-reader and Palm fiber properties researches. Being dreamy, ambitious, curious, with a Social bee personality are the deriving forces to me to be a successful, unstoppable woman.