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Graduate Catalog 2009-2010
An Investigation of Parking Problems and Alternatives at the American University of Sharjah
This paper investigates parking and transportation challenges at the American University of Sharjah in response to regional and campus growth. A parking inventory was conducted in early 2007, including characteristics of ...
Language and Culture in Business Translation from English into Arabic
Today, a new communication era is emerging in the fast paced world of business and economy. A case in point is our region (the Gulf and particularly Dubai) where the economy is globally expanding and with this, demand is ...
Arabic to English Translation of Islamic Religious Texts
This thesis investigates discourse strategies adopted in the translation of religious texts from Arabic into English. Such texts pose serious challenges for translators because of the orality found in Arabic religious texts ...
Ideology in Translating Children's Literature into Arabic
Children's Literature is perhaps the most controversial genre of writing, not simply because of its content but also because of its origin and purpose. Long ago literature consisted of legends, fables, and myths. None were ...
Topic Familiarity and Lexical Inferential Strategies in Advanced Emirati ESL Learners
The present study investigated the effect of background knowledge on lexical inferencing and which strategies advanced Emirati ESL learners used to help them infer the meanings of unfamiliar vocabulary items in context. ...
The Process Approach and UAE High School Students' Attitudes Towards Writing
Many students have negative attitudes towards writing and they feel frustrated because they do not know what to do to improve it. One of the main reasons behind this attitude is the adoption of the product approach that ...