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Young marriages are common in the Middle East. Sometimes parents even have to sign for them to marry legally. Gender role change- in the Arab world men do all of the shopping, except maybe shopping for women’s clothing. This has changed with the Arabs that have immigrated to the United States. It takes 3-5 years for a child under the age of 18 to acquire a new language. Bilingual education -the acquisition of the English language, NOT just learning about a foreign language. 1. Pull-out classes 2. Translation-on-demand 3. Dual language- simultaneous translation (most controversial) Diglossic language- written form is not the same as the oral language. (Arabic is diglossic) Look up the cultural studies slides on angel. Halal – A way of killing animals for meat that made it “okay” to eat. (A humane way of killing the animal for meat.) Many people in the Arab American community knew about his “evil” side before he really was, yet many of them still supported him. Crescent
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