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QF school teaches Arabic language through creativity

QF school teaches Arabic language through creativity

Grade 10 students at Qatar Foundation school, Qatar Academy for Science and Technology (QAST), have enhanced their learning through the power of creativity, by participating in a-first-of-its-kind theatrical school play experience at QAST, led by their Arabic language teacher.

Digital content forum calls for boosting Arabic language online

Digital content forum calls for boosting Arabic language online

A set of recommendations by experts to boost the presence of Arabic language online marked the conclusion of the 4th Arab Digital Content Forum on Wednesday.

Top EU diplomatic candidate: Europe must learn 'language of power'

Top EU diplomatic candidate: Europe must learn 'language of power'

The European Union must learn to ‘use the language of power,’ the bloc's designated top diplomat Josep Borrell told EU lawmakers on Monday, warning that the bloc must act as one ...

Anger as Fiji tourism ad swaps 'church' for 'toilet'

Anger as Fiji tourism ad swaps 'church' for 'toilet'

Tourism Fiji withdrew the advertisement and issued an apology, blaming the error on a production mistake.

Istanbul changes street names 'to remove Gulen links'

Istanbul changes street names 'to remove Gulen links'

Turkey's largest city Istanbul has resolved to change the names of almost 200 streets in a mass renaming campaign, largely to remove any association with the alleged mastermind ...

Free GU-Q Arabic language app for English speakers

Free GU-Q Arabic language app for English speakers

A new free app from Georgetown University in Qatar’s (GU-Q) Arabic language programme aims to make it easier for expatriates and tourists to strike up conversations with locals in Qatar.

MEC makes Arabic mandatory for businesses

MEC makes Arabic mandatory for businesses

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has made it mandatory for businesses in Qatar to use Arabic as the main language for issuing invoices, service lists, product labels and call centre services offered to customers.

French politicians want English scrapped as EU language

French politicians want English scrapped as EU language

French purists have never taken kindly to having English thrust upon them, and some have seized upon Brexit as a chance to rid themselves of Shakespeare's language -- at least at EU headquarters.