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Vice Rector for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research Inspects KSU Colleges

Thursday, January 30, 2014

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Vice Rector for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research Inspects KSU Colleges

On behalf of the KSU’s Rector Badran Al-Omar,Vice rector for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research Ahmed Al-Aameri with Assistant to rectorate  for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research Khalid  Al-Numair inspected  College of Education, Law and Political Science, Languages and Translation and Linguistics Institute before starting of second semester for 2013-2014 academic session. The vice Rector inspected to determine the readiness of colleges and […]

King approves renaming KSU’s Arabic Institute

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

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King approves renaming KSU’s Arabic Institute

KSU’s Arabic institute is now called the Arabic Linguistics Institute, after HRH King Abdullah approved renaming the institute on Friday August 30th. Previously the institute was known as the Arabic Language Institute. The new name is largely the result of efforts by the Institute’s dean, Saad Al-Kahtani, to promote and develop linguistic scientific research at the […]

US students learn Arabic thanks to KSU support

Monday, May 13, 2013

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US students learn Arabic thanks to KSU support

Students in the USA are flocking to learn Arabic thanks to the generosity of students from King Saud University and the work of the Languages Department in Riyadh. Saudi students studying on scholarships at the Southern Illinois University in the USA volunteered to give free Arabic lesson in the evening at the university and saw […]

Arabic Language Institute in the spotlight during accreditation tour

Sunday, February 17, 2013

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Arabic Language Institute in the spotlight during accreditation tour

King Saud University’s Arabic Language Institute (ALI) shone during a visit from the national accreditation body earlier this month aimed at familiarising them with the language facilities available on campus. The group from the National Authority for Assessment and Accreditation (NAAA) toured administrative units, academic departments, computer labs and the high tech ‘smart classrooms’ at the […]

KSU Rector on importance of Arabic at ALI forum

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

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KSU Rector on importance of Arabic at ALI forum

In King Saud University’s first forum for Arabic Language Institutes and Colleges in Saudi universities, KSU Rector Badran Al-Omar’s message emphasised the religious and patriotic role of Arabic language institutes in spreading Arabic throughout the world. Rector Al-Omar did not attend the event, organized by the KSU Arabic Language Institute (ALI), but was represented by KSU Vice Rector for Educational […]

KSU Council recommends that Arabic Language Institute be renamed Arabic Linguistics Institute

Monday, December 31, 2012

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KSU Council recommends that Arabic Language Institute be renamed Arabic Linguistics Institute

King Saud University’s Arabic Language Institute (ALI) would become recognized as the Arabic Linguistics Institute  under a recommendation introduced by the University Council. The council also recommended that the institute’s Teachers Preparation Department be renamed the Applied Linguistics Department. These recommendations initially were made by the Vice Rectorate for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research’s Permanent Committee for […]

KSU’s Arabic Language Institute’s faculty, students celebrate World Arabic Language Day

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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KSU’s Arabic Language Institute’s faculty, students celebrate World Arabic Language Day

“Arabic is the language of the religion and the nation and it should be celebrated in words and in deed, preserved, taught and published.” That was the message of Dr. Abdullah Al-Salman, King Saud University’s vice rector for Educational and Academic Affairs, in his keynote speech delivered December 18 during KSU’s Arabic Language Institute’s (ALI) […]

Al-Mana Chair for Arabic Language Studies releases book featuring work of Ibn Said al-Andalusi

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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Al-Mana Chair for Arabic Language Studies releases book featuring work of Ibn Said al-Andalusi

The Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Mana Chair for Arabic Language Studies in KSU has released its latest book, an encyclopedic volume entitled: Musical Rapture in the History of Pre-Islamic Arabs. This three-part volume focuses on the work of Ibn Said al-Andalusi (1214-1286), and is part of a bigger work by the author about musical slur (i.e. singing a […]

KSU Arabic Language Institute receives French accreditation in three programs

Thursday, November 15, 2012

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KSU Arabic Language Institute receives French accreditation in three programs

King Saud University’s Arabic Language Institute (ALI) recently celebrated having receiving accreditation for three programs from the French Committee and for having launched its Interactive Online Arabic Internet Program and Arabic Aptitude Test Program. KSU Rector Dr. Badran Al-Omar presided over the ceremony in which  which ALI Dean Dr. Saad Al-Kahtani said the Institute had prepared for accreditation for two years […]

KSU, Arabic Language Institute (ALI) launch free online Arabic language learning program

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

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KSU, Arabic Language Institute (ALI) launch free online Arabic language learning program

Last October, approximately a year after Dr. Hassan Alshamrani began work on an online Arabic language project, King Saud University adopted a comprehensive self-learning Arabic website, available to the entire international community online at arabiconline.ksu.edu.sa. In his description of the Interactive Arabic Project, Dr. Alshamrani, Vice-Dean of the Arabic Language Institute’s Quality and Development chair, explains that […]

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