Richwoods students learn Arabic in pilot program

PEORIA — In a classroom inside of Richwoods High School, the written words in textbooks are read from right to left. To the English as an Only Language crowd, the alphabet is an unrecognizable and seemingly random series of squiggles and dots. Many of the sounds the spoken words create come from a place deep within the human throat.Students are learning to read, write and speak in Arabic.“It’s a real challenge,” said Lamia Khoury, who taught an Arabic class

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