Learning Arabic Words & Expressions

If you’re learning Arabic but you’re afraid of making common Arabic mistakes, then read this article and learn from the mistakes of others.

One of our favorite quotes is by the late Dr. Weston Agor,  once a world-renowned professor of public administration. He once said, “Making common Arabic mistakes simply means you are learning faster.”  However, if we believe the dear professor’s sage words are true, then most of us should have been speaking Arabic after only two weeks. Or at least that’s how we’ve all felt at...

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Here are some Dos and Don’ts when visiting an Arab country. Learn Arabic customs and etiquette to make your trip more enjoyable

Middle Eastern cultures and traditions are not quite the same as the culture and traditions and etiquette you’re likely used to. That means if you plan on visiting an Arab country, like for example, Lebanon, understanding Arabic customs and etiquette will make your visit more enjoyable. If you plan on studying abroad in Egypt or doing business in Morocco, here’re some Arab culture facts to know: Faith One...

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Check Out The Big Brain on Brett: How a Second Language Can Boost the Brain

There are many benefits to learning Arabic as a second language, but does learning a new language make you smarter? Well, scientists seem to think that it does. So, with that in mind, today let’s look at what happens to your brain when you learn a new language. You’re Never Too Old to Benefit from Learning Arabic Dr. Thomas Bak is a lecturer at Edinburgh's School of...

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What is special about Arabic and why is the Arabic language so beautiful

Arabic has been around for quite awhile. So, just how old is the Arabic language? Well, it goes back to at least the 6th century, though some experts believe it could even be older. And a 1,500-year-old language surely has had to pick up some surprising facts that came along with it over the years. So, today, why don’t we let’s at some fun Arabic facts?...

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Want to improve your Arabic language skills? Try listening to a little more and everything else will follow. Read on to find out what we mean.

As a new Arabic learner, the two skills you’re likely eager to learn first are speaking and listening. In fact, we’d guess that most people want to learn to speak Arabic before any other language skill. That is, probably, you're more likely to improve speaking skills before you’ll learn how to improve your Arabic writing skills. However, what if we said to learn how to...

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Accentuate the Positive: Achieving a Good Arab Accent

The goal of every Arabic student is to not only speak Arabic fluently, but also to speak it with a flawless accent. And throughout your studies, you’ll get all sorts of advice on how to achieve that. By far, one piece of you’ll hear most often includes moving to an Arabic-speaking country for total immersion. However, not everyone has the chance to just drop everything...

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Planning on traveling to the Arab world soon? Here are some Arabic phrases for travel to get you started on the journey of a lifetime.

Some of the best experiences in life are had when one travels abroad. Indeed, when you travel to another country and immerse yourself in its culture, it can be fun and exciting. However, speaking that country’s language, even if it’s just a few words, can offer you an even richer experience. For instance, while poring over those brochures of Petra, did you ever think about...

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English Words That Come From Arabic

Would you believe that we speak Arabic every day and we didn’t even know it? Yup, you read that correctly. For today, we a list of beautiful Arabic words that English words now but are of Arabic origin. It is quite common to find out that languages start taking words from each other, especially during colonization’s or cultural exchanges within any form of trade or exchanging....

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So, you’ve decided to learn Arabic? Well done!  You’ve probably heard from some that Arabic can be a challenge to learn and indeed, it can be. However, learning this rich and fascinating language will also be the most rewarding thing you could ever do for yourself. After all, Arabic is the fifth most spoken language in the world with around 420 million people speaking the...

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Are you ready

Maybe you’re a professional looking to boost your career. Then again, maybe you’re a college student who wants to add a language to your future career skills. Perhaps you’re just bored with all the free time you have now and you figure, “Why not learn Arabic now?” Whatever your reason for wanting to learn a new language, why not consider Arabic? Besides being a rich and...

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