About the Journal :
Journal of Arabic Language for Specialized Research is published quarterly by the Scientific Institute for Advanced Training and Studies , it is devoted to the publishing of researches concerning sciences and arts of Arabic language such as Grammar, rhetoric, metrics, prose and poetry, phonetics, modern linguistics, dialects, Arabic calligraphy, Arabization, and literary critical stylistic studies.
The journal is a research platform for scholars, teachers, and students to enrich the Arabic Library with further sound researches and precise studies for the purpose of unveiling the secrets of this language which is regarded as a miracle on its own through the Quranic text that remains a great challenge to all languages’ texts. However, the research efforts made on Arabic language and its relevant sciences as well as the unveiling of its beauty in the past and present are merely attempts to reveal the secret of its essence to persuade linguists and litterateurs of the reasons why Allah, the creator of all languages, has chosen Arabic to be the last language for his messenger Mohamed (Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him) and his miraculous immortal book till doomsday.
STUDY OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENT’S NEEDS AT AL-AZHAR UNIVERSITY TO LEARN ARABIC FOR SPECIFIC MEDICAL PURPOSES
Several universities have introduced Arabic language courses for specific purposes in order to assist learners to master the terminology and language styles which used in specific field.The study aimed to identify the extent of non-Arabic international students needs at the University of Al-Azhar to learn Arabic for medical purposes,the random sample of the study consisted of 90 male and female students in the beginner level of non-Arabic speakers in Al-Azhar University in Egypt, To achieve the purpose of the study used the questionnaire created by Hutchinson and Waters (1992) to determine the linguistic needs, it has been confirmed the validity and consistency of the questionnaire on the study sample, and to answer the questions of the study used statistical software packages SPSS version 23, The study found that the student needs to learn Arabic language for medical purposes is highly important thus, the patient be able to describe the pain that complains about him in addition to the mastery of proper communication between therapists and patients ∙
KEYWORDS: needs – international students – Arabic for specific purposes.