[nfb-talk] Fwd: I would like to begin learning Arabic... now what? how does it work for blind people?
Yasmin.Reyazuddin at montgomerycountymd.gov
Tue Oct 23 12:41:03 UTC 2012
I do not know Arabic, but know the Braille symbols. I could send them to
you both in print and Braille.
The best way to learn Arabic is to practice speaking it. I have seen CDs
and book stores such as Barns & Nobles which are not very expensive.
The Rosetta Stone program for learning Arabic is also very good. I do
not know the accessibility of the program but the CDs should be helpful.
Let me know if you want the Braille symbols.
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Subject: [nfb-talk] Fwd: I would like to begin learning arabic... now
what? how does it work for blind people?
I figured I would forward this message to this list as well to get as
much feedback as i can.
I appreciat your help in advance.
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From: Mauricio Almeida <mauriciopmalmeida at gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2012 23:19:17 -0400
Subject: I would like to begin learning arabic... now what? how does
it work for blind people?
To: National Association of Blind Students mailing list
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As i previously said, I am an international relations major, and I
want to focus on arabic studies to work better with arabic speaking
but in all honesty, I have no idea how a blind person can learn the
language. I have seen aramedia has a possible screen reader, but then
again I have no idea if it actually works.
I have heard braille might be the best alternative, but once again i
have no idea where one would learn arabic braille.
can anyone give me some lights on this matter before i actually begin
studying arabic next semester?
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