About Arabic Language

As you begin studying Arabic, you’ll learn a lot about both the language and the culture; however, there are some secrets of the Arabic language that you won’t find in a textbook or on an online app (except for the Kaleela Arabic learning app, of course). Here are 20 of them: Arabic is spoken by around 315 million people, ranking it as the 5th most spoken...

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One question we hear quite often at Kaleela is, “I’m learning Arabic for beginners, but I want to learn it more quickly. What’s the best way to do that?” Well, whether you’re trying to teach yourself Arabic or still in your classroom’s beginner’s Arabic book, you’re in luck today. Why’s that? Well, that’s because today we’re showing you with three smart ways that you can...

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In English, definite nouns are usually preceded by “the” (i.e. the book, the students) and indefinite nouns with “a”,  “an”  or no article at all(i.e. a student, tables). Arabic also kind of works the same way as it has definite and indefinite nouns. In Arabic, the Arabic definite article attaches to the word that it precedes. theالـthe bookالـكتاب When the definite article comes before a noun, then that...

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Prior to the Tower of Babel event known as the “confusion of tongues” (confusio linguarum), religious scholars and historians believe that the world only spoke one language. Whether this is true or not is not known for certain, but what linguists are sure of is the fact that thousands of languages have come into existence ever since the creation of that first language. Quite a...

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Did you know that learning another language can help you make more money? It’s true! With the recent COVID 19 outbreak and subsequent quarantine of cities and towns all across the world, millions of people are going to be struggling to find full-time work again once the world starts opening back up; however, there is good news to come out of this, and the good news is...

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Many people have called Morocco home for hundreds of years and you’ll notice this in their local culture. Along with the native Berbers, the country has hosted a diversity of cultures including Phoenicians, Arabs, Sub-Saharan Africans, Romans and Spaniards.  Most people who live there today, however, identify as Berber or Arab or a mix of the two. Modern Standard Arabic and the Amazigh languages including Tashelheit...

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To fully appreciate the Arab people and their culture, you need to also understand the Arabic language as both are fundamentally connected to each other. Just as Arab culture is very rich and complex, so Arabic is also a very rich language with a history as complex as the history of the Arabic speaking countries that use the language. Today’s article will explore the history...

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Since the advent of the internet, one of the easiest and most convenient ways that Arabic language learners can improve their listening comprehension and expand their vocabulary over time is by listening to audio of Levantine Arabic such as Arabic podcasts on Spotify or Arabic news with transcripts. A plethora of resources such as radio shows and podcasts can be found with a simple search...

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