Egyptian Dialect

The Difference Between Modern Standard Arabic and Egyptian Arabic

By now you’ve likely noticed there seems to be more than one Arabic language. And you’d be right. In fact, today there are 30 Arabic dialects throughout the Arab region today. What’s more is that, once students figure this out, they often ask, “What is the hardest Arabic dialect?” If they are thinking to travel to Egypt, the question then becomes “Should I learn Modern Standard...

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National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

You might have seen something in the news earlier this year about mummies being paraded down the streets of Cairo. As incredible as the story may sound, it is, indeed, true and was dubbed the Pharaohs' Golden Parade. On April 3, twenty-two kings and queens, each lying on its own swanky war chariot, made their way through Egypt’s capital.  They were, in fact, being moved about...

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Egyption

There are likely a whole host of reasons that you and others like you are learning Arabic right now. Some of you would like to travel abroad and roam around the ancient world of Misr (that’s “Egypt” in Arabic). Of course, in Egypt you’ll have to know Egyptian Arabic phrases to get around. This is because, unfortunately, there aren’t any reliable online translators that can...

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egypt

So, you’ve decided to learn Egyptian Arabic and want to immerse yourself in the language and culture of the country. Mabrook! With plenty of Arabic language programs in Egypt to choose from, you’ve chosen one of the best countries to learn Arabic abroad. Here, whether you choose to stay for a month and learn Arabic in Cairo or stay for a year and learn Arabic...

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Mosques in Cairo

Welcome to Egypt, the land of a thousand minarets where no two mosques look exactly the same. Here you’ll find mosques over 1,000 years old next to mosques built just yesterday. Likewise, you’ll find some architecturally inspiring mosques, while others are just simple places of worship. However, to really take in the beauty of the mosques in Egypt, Cairo is the place to see some...

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Egypt

Attractions in Cairo, Egypt are endless. There is so much to see in this beautiful country. Looking for places to handout with friend in Cairo? Keep on reading to find out all about the unique things to do in Cairo. Coptic and Islamic Cairo One of the most important places in ancient Egypt is its religious cities. The one and only Coptic Church of Egypt is actually...

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Choosing dialect to learn can be a bit tricky to figure out. However, Kaleela tries to make it easier to choose in this article on Arabic dialects.

We’ve already told you about the perks of learning Arabic. It can boost your career, help you meet new people, and add new places to your travel bucket list. Indeed, Arabic is an ancient language that’s been around for thousands of years. On the other hand, millions of folks from all around the world speak the language today. Moreover, you’ll find that the people from...

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learn arabic

“Should I learn Modern Standard Arabic or a local dialect?” That’s the question our app users ask us the most here at Kaleela. However, it’s a question that none of us can really give a sure answer to. Truth be told, the reason is because the answer really depends on you and why you’re learning Arabic. Thus, to help you decide, we’re presenting the pros...

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languages

You’ve seen us mention the fact that Arabic is one of the fastest-growing languages in the world. It moved up from fifth to fourth place in 2019’s list of most often used languages to learn. For example, there are 422 million speakers in the world. And with that many people, it’s no wonder there are so many dialects. If you’re looking to study Arabic, trying to...

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If you’re looking to improve your Arabic by watching Egyptian movies, here is a list of the best films to come out of Egypt so far.

We’ve already mentioned how watching Arabic films can help you practice your Arabic and make learning Arabic easier. And since most Arabic films are Egyptian, there is the extra-added benefit of practicing and learning the Egyptian dialect. The Egyptian film industry has produced an extraordinary collection of features since its inception in the late 19th century. Egyptian films portray Egypt’s rich popular culture and its historical...

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