Based on cognitive approaches to second language learning, the thesis emphasizes the correspondence between MSA and ECA, and argues for simultaneous teaching of the two varieties from basic levels onward. Development in CALL technology can effectively implement cognitive principles and realize the goals of the integrated approach in the field of TAFL. The thesis describes a software program designed for teaching beginners MSA and ECA simultaneously using idioms as a unifying conceptual element.
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(2005).Using multimedia in consolidating learners' acquisition of modern standard Arabic and Egyptian colloquial Arabic at the elementary level [Master’s thesis, the American University in Cairo]. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
Moshref, Ola. Using multimedia in consolidating learners' acquisition of modern standard Arabic and Egyptian colloquial Arabic at the elementary level. 2005. American University in Cairo, Master's thesis. AUC Knowledge Fountain.