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Proverbs are a fabulous way to gain insight into the life of other cultures. Not only that, you can see how much philosophy is shared between cultures, and how common sayings in one culture manifest in others, and vice versa. Plus, this is one of the unique aspects of the ideas, customs and and social behavior of a particular society. Arabic culture in particular has...

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The 2002 statistics on enrollment in foreign languages in U.S. institutions of higher education show that enrollments in Arabic were relatively stable during the 1980s. However, since 1995 they have shown rapid growth, particularly between 1998 and 2002, almost doubling. Arabic is among the fifteen most commonly taught languages in the U.S. hence, the pressing need for dictionaries designed for English-speaking users as the target...

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Arab Sports

When most people think about the word sports, they think of conventional games such as soccer, cricket, and baseball, but in the Arab countries, sports often have another definition. Indeed, conventional sports are practiced throughout the region, and physical activities were part of Arab culture centuries before colonialism, reflecting the geographical specificity of the Arab World in relation to space, time and objects. Though the...

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Learn Arabic Efficiently

Learning a new language is both exciting and frightening at the same time, but that hasn’t stopped many new language learners from learning Arabic. After all, Arabic has been gaining more popularity lately, as the Arab world is a fast growing market for trade in both goods and services, not to mention how vast and rich the Arab culture is. The Arabic language is, indeed,...

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Advantages Of Learning Arabic Online

The last year we’ve witnessed the appearance of a new four-letter word – MOOC – an acronym for Massive Open Online Courses. Many organizations are offering online courses to millions of students all over the world. Anybody who has an internet connection and the will to learn can access these courses from excellent and reliable sources. In today’s article, we will focus on a different...

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